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Kansas Historical Quarterly - Spring 1959

Kansas Historical Quarterly, Spring 1959

Volume 25

Spring 1959, Number 1


Cover and contents

Alan W. Farley, "Samuel Hallett and the Union Pacific Railway Company in Kansas," p. 1.

Jean C. Lough, "Gateway to the Promised Land: The Role Played by the Southern Kansas Towns in the Opening of the Cherokee Strip to Settlement," p. 17. (Volunteer: Harriette J. Jensen)

John E. Sunder, "Telegraph Beginnings in Kansas," p. 32.

Emory Lindquist, ed., "The Letters of the Rev. Samuel Young Lum, Pioneer Kansas Missionary, 1854-1858: Part One, 1854-1855," p. 39

James C. Malin, "William Sutton White, Swedenborgian Publicist: Part Two, Kansas Exemplar of the Philosophy of Emanuel Swedenborg and Herbert Spencer," p. 63.

The Annual Meeting, p. .

Bypaths of Kansas History, p. .

Kansas History as Published in the Press, p. .

Kansas Historical Notes, p. .


Building across the Kaw at Wyandotte

The Cover

"The Union Pacific railroad yard at Wyandotte in 1867, photo by Alexander Gardner. This and the two which follow are from a collection of 150 photographs which Gardner took along the line of the Kansas Union Pacific to its end of track, '20 miles west of Hays,' in 1867."






Railway company office 
at Wyandotte

Upper: Building a bridge across the Kaw at Wyandotte.
Lower: Office, Union Pacific Railway Co., E. D., at Wyandotte.