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Edgar Watson Howe correspondence and photographic memorabilia

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Call Number: RH MS P35
Overview Edgar Watson Howe (1854-1937) was editor of E. W. Howe's Monthly and the Atchison (Kan.) Globe, as well as author of numerous books and articles. This collection contains correspondence to and from Howe dating from 1908 to 1933 and photographs of him, family members, and A.B. McDonald.
Dates: 1908 - 1939

Phyllis A. Lawton collection

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Call Number: RH MS 1082
Overview In this collection are books inscribed in the 1920s by William Allen White to Phyllis A. Hughes (Mrs. Keith) Lawton, whose father Bowmer Q. Hughes worked for thirty years as a linotype operator for White's Emporia Gazette. Included are letters from Phyllis's father to her mother in 1918, commenting on the influenza epidemic and Mr. White's departure with his son William Lindsay White for the Paris Peace Conference. Also included are a group photograph of...
Dates: 1915 - 1951

Records of the Emporia Gazette

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Call Number: RH MS 609
Overview The Emporia Gazette (Emporia, Kansas) began publication in 1890. From 1895 to 1944, the newspaper gained national prominence under its owner and editor, William Allen White, which was sustained under his son William Lindsay White's leadership from 1944 to 1973. The records in this collection consist chiefly of the Gazette's financial records from 1935 to 1971, and of many of its photographic negatives from the 1950s. Some...
Dates: 1935 - 1971

William Allen White collection

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Call Number: RH MS 929
Overview The William Allen White Collection contains correspondence and writings by and about native Kansan William Allen White, whose grass roots social and political editorials as editor of the Emporia Gazette earned him a Pulitzer Prize and international fame. Included in the collection, acquired by the William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information at the University of Kansas, are many photographs of White and his associates.
Dates: 1890 - 1970

William Lindsay White collection

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Call Number: RH MS 608
Overview The William Lindsay White Collection contains career correspondence and manuscripts of author and journalist William Lindsay White and his father, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and author William Allen White. Included also are papers of William Lindsay White's mother Sallie Lindsay White and of his grandparents, Dr. Allen White and Mary Ann Hatten White.
Dates: 1815 - 1983