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A River Running West literary archive

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 981
Overview

This collection consists of book page proofs and research materials related to Donald Worster's book, A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell, published in 2001. The book focuses on 19th century Western United States explorer and environmental conservationist John Wesley Powell, particularly on his 1869 Colorado River expedition.

Dates: [before 2001]

Personal Papers of Donald Worster

 Collection
Call Number: PP 453
Overview

Donald Worster came to serve as the Joyce and Elizabeth Hall Chair in American History in 1989 at the University of Kansas. This collection of his papers contains correspondence dating back to the 1970s and book proofs, notes, and manuscripts of several books written by Worster.

Dates: 1970 - 2007

Reminiscences of the Dust Bowl

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Call Number: RH MS 271
Overview This group of oral history tapes, recorded on thirteen 90 minute cassette tapes, was collected by Donald Worster, Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Hawaii when conducting research for his book on the Dust Bowl. The objectives of the interviews conducted in September 1977, in southwestern Kansas and the panhandle of Oklahoma, were to ascertain personal backgrounds of the interviewers and to record their recollections. The interviews were generally informal with no advance...
Dates: September 1977

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Cimarron County (Okla.) -- History 1
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