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Labette County History Bibliography

Image of Kansas map with Labette County highlighted.Altamont Culture Club. The First 100 Years, 1884-1984: Altamont, Kansas. Wichita, KS: Josten's Publications, 1984. (K/978.1/-L11/AL79).

Case, Nelson. History of Labette County, Kansas, From the First Settlement to the Close of 1892. (2 vols.). Topeka, KS: Crane & Co., 1893. (K/978.1/-L11/C26/1893).

Cavaness, James M., ed. "Souvenir Edition: Quarter Centennial, 1868-1893." Chetopa, KS: Chetopa Advance, n.d. (Oversize/K/978.1/-L11).

Chetopa Historical Society. Bicentennial Picture Booklet of Chetopa, Kansas, 1857-1976. N.p.: 1976. (K/978.1/-L11/Pam.v.2/no. 4).

Coles, Mrs. J.T. "Writes an Interesting Local History." Erie Record. May 16, 1941. [3 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: E 824).

Crispino, Edith S. The Centennial Story of Parsons, Kansas. N.p.: Interstate Book Mfgrs., 1971. (K/978.1/-L11/C868).

A photograph showing a large group of men looking at the  graves of those murdered by the Bender family, May 1873Curry, Belle. Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, Years from 1869 to 1895: Story of the Benders. Parsons, KS: Bell Bookcraft Shop, 1937. (CK/978.1/-L11/P251c).

Dexter and Hauck. Parsons, Kansas: Merchants' and Manufacturers' Record. Parsons, KS: Foley Railway Printing Co., 1905. (K/978.1/-L11/P251p).

Edna Centennial Committee. An Old Path, A New Direction: At 100, Edna, Kansas, 1876-1976. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-L11/Ed61).

Graue, Bertha I. and Norman R. Peters. The Bartlett Book: A Collection of Newspaper Articles Containing a History of the Many Families Who Have Lived in the Southern Part of Labette County, Kansas, 1850-1977. Washington, DC: Author, 1982. (K/BB/G775).

Harding, Maynard. The Grand Tour: A Walking Tour of Homes Along Parsons' Historic Grand Avenue. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-L11/Pam.v.2/no. 6).

Hart, Ernest M. Labette County Towns Through 150 Years. Parsons, KS: Author, 1984. (K/978.1/-L11/Pam.v.2/no. 5).

Kansas State Historical Society. Labette County Clippings, 1876-1999. (4 vols.). Topeka, KS: KSHS, n.d. (K/978.1/-L11/Clipp./v.1-4).

Lightfoot, W.H. Our Heroes in our Defense: Labette County, Kansas. Parsons, KS: Commercial Publishing Co., 1921. (K/940.9/-L11).

Mound Valley Historical Society. Mound Valley, Kansas, 1868-1979: A Mound of Memories, A Valley of Hope. N.p.: 1979. (K/978.1/-L11/M862).

Nixon, Ruth. History of Big Hill and Old Mount Zion. N.p.: Author, 1982. (K/978.1/-L11/B48).

Oakleaf, B.P. "Early History of Mound Valley and Pumpkin Creek Valley in Mound Valley Township." [Mound Valley] Times- Journal. Apr. 28, 1932. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 2952).

O'Connell, Wayne. Centennial History: The Story of "Little Town" (Oswego, Kansas) and Its Founder John Mathews. Oswego, KS: Oswego Independent, 1961. (K/978.1/-L11/Pam.v.1/no. 10).

Oswego Centennial. Oswego Centennial, 1867-1967. Oswego, KS: Oswego Independent, 1967. (K/978.1/-L11/Pam.v.2/no. 3).

Oswego Chamber of Commerce. Oswego, Kansas: "A City Rich with the Past . . . Making Use of the Present . . . In Planning for the Future." Oswego, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-L11/Pam.v.1/no. 9).

Palladium Publishing Co. Parsons Palladium Annual for 1885. Parsons, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-L11/Pam.v.1/no. 3).

Peters, Norman R. Historical Data Concerning the Early Settlers of the Southern Half of Labette County, Kansas: Including Historical Data on the towns of Bartlett and Chetopa. Washington, DC: Author, 1997. (K/978.1/-L11/H629).

Representatives from Labette County. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-L11/Mss.).

Semi-Centennial Celebration, 1866-1916: Founding of Oswego, Kansas. Oswego, KS: Independent Print, 1916. (K/978.1/-L11/Pam.v.1/no. 1).

Senators Representing Labette County. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-L11/Mss.).

Shaffer, Sallie. "Rotary Speaker, Mrs. Sallie Shaffer, of Parsons, Tells Rotarians and Rotary Anns More of the Early Day Happenings of Labette County, Tuesday Night." Oswego Democrat. May 3, 1935. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 1316).

"Star School Not Forgotten." Coffeyville Daily Journal (2nd). Sept. 17, 1953. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: C 845).

Whitlock, Grant. "Grant Whitlock Recalls 80 Years of this Community's History." McCune Herald. Mar. 14, 1947. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: M 1382).

Williams, R.B. "Pioneer Incidents/Days." Oswego Independent. July 18, and Aug. 8 and 22, 1941. [3 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: O 1335).

Yoe, Charles. "A Story of the Bender Tragedy: Written Years Ago." [Independence] South Kansas Tribune. Mar. 15, 1933. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: I 100).