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Ellsworth County History Bibliography

Image of Kansas map with Ellsworth County highlighted.Atwood, George H. The Atwood Brothers in Kansas. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth County Historical Society, n.d. (K/978.1/-EL6/no. 1).

Avenarius, G.A. Ellsworth, Kansas, Photo-Gravures. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/ -EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 5).

Basye, Ruby. "Early Day Disasters Plagued Ellsworth's Survival". Hutchison News (Daily). Dec. 15, 1957. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: H 2034).

Bradley, Elmer H. The Fairs Family. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth County Historical Society, n.d. (K/978.1/-EL6/no. 2).

Choitz, John F. A History of Ellsworth County, 1854-1885. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth County Historical Society, 1967. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 10).

"City Officials of Holyrood from Time of Incorporation in 1901 to 1939", Holyrood Gazette. May 10, 1939. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: H 2558).

Dykstra, Robert. "Ellsworth, 1869-1875: The Rise & Fall of a Kansas Cowtown". Kansas Historical Quarterly. 27 (Summer, 1961), no. 2: 161-192. (SP/906/K13q/v. 27).

Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce. Ellsworth, Kansas, 1914. Clay Center, KS: Clay Center Engraving Co., 1914. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 8).

Ellsworth County Historical Society. 1969 Spring Tour of the Ellsworth County Historical Society, Apr. 20, 1969. Ellsworth, KS: ECHS, 1969. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 13).

________. 1970 Fall Tour of the Ellsworth County Historical Society, Oct. 18, 1970. Ellsworth, KS: ECHS, 1970. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 14).

________. 1971 Fall Tour of the Ellsworth County Historical Society, Oct. 17, 1971. Ellsworth, KS: ECHS, 1971. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 12).

"Ellsworth's Early History", Ellsworth Messenger. June 2, 1938. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1022).

Favorite Quotations of Ellsworth People & Their Friends. Ellsworth, KS: Foster Print Shop, 1906. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 3).

Gaston, Karl K. Pictorial History, Ellsworth County, Kansas. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth Reporter, 1992. (K/978.1/-EL6/EL6p).

Holyrood Centennial Committee. Holyrood Centennial, 100 Years, 1886-1986. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth Printing Co., 1986. (K/978.1/-EL6/H748).

Hummel, Alice. "Advance-Guards of Civilization, A Story of the Establishment of Ft. Ellsworth & Ft. Harker--The Outposts for the Protection of the Pioneers of West-Central Kansas". Ellsworth Messenger. Dec. 29, 1938-Jan. 12, 1939. [4 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1022).

Janzen, Leon M. "Early Ellsworth County Pictorial Art". Kansas Anthropological Association Newsletter. 11 (December, 1965), no. 4: 1-3. (K572.06/K13/V. 11/no. 4).

Jelinek, George. Butterfield Overland Despatch. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-EL6/ no. 3).

________. Ellsworth, Kansas, 1867-1947. Salina, KS: Consolidated, 1947. (K/978.1/ -EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 6).

________. The Ellsworth Story: 90 Years of Ellsworth & Ellsworth County History. Ellsworth, KS: Messenger Press, 1957. (K/978.1/-EL6/ Pam.v.1/no. 4).

________. Frontier Land: A Collection of Narratives of the Old West. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth Reporter, 1973. (K/978.1/-EL6/J392).

Hamer, K.D. "Thumbnail History of Ellsworth". Ellsworth Messenger. July 3, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1028).

Kanopolis Land Company. Kanopolis, Kansas. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-EL6/ Pam.v.1/no. 2).

Kansas State Historical Society. Ellsworth County Clippings, 1870-1999. (3 vols.) Topeka, KS: KSHS, n.d. (K/978.1/-EL6/Clipp./v.1-3).

Kansas State University Community. Ellsworth County: Pride of the Prairie. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth Reporter, 1991. (K/978.1/-EL6/ Pam.v.4/no. 1).

Lees, William B. & Dennis Shockley. History & Historic Archaeology of the Kanopolis Lake Area. Kansas City, KS: Environmental Systems Analysis, 1986. (K/978.1/-EL6/L518).

Lloyd, Ira E. Exciting Early Day History of Ellsworth: Diary of Late Ira E. Lloyd Relates in Detail to Early Day Lawless Cowtown. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-EL6/no. 8).

Lyon, Charles J. Compendious History of Ellsworth County, Kansas: From Its Early Settlement to the Present Time. Ellsworth, KS: Reporter Office, 1879. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 1).

Malir, Robert C., Jr. The First Fifteen: A Brief History of Wilson, Kansas. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/ -EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 11).

Mattes, Merrill J. Project Report on Historical Aspects of Kanopolis Reservoir on Smoky Hill River, Kansas. N.p.: Region Two National Park Service, 1947. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 9).

Montgomery, Mrs. Frank C. Ft. Harker. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-EL6/Mss).

Mullen, Brian. Terra Cotta & Surrounding Area. Hays, KS: Ft. Hays Kansas State College, 1960. (K/978.1/-EL6/ Mss/no. 2).

"Pioneer Day" Edition, Ellsworth Reporter. July 10, 1947. [16 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1139).

"Recall Cholera Plague: Ellsworth Almost Wiped Out by Epidemic in 1867". Junction City Union (Daily). Feb. 17, 1953. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: J 113).

Rollins, Alice W. The Story of a Ranch. NY: Cassell & Co., 1885. (K/978.1/-EL6/R76).

Ruppenthal, J.C. "The Indian Raid of 1869--Some Sidelights". Wilson World. June 16, 1937. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: W 2846).

Photo showing U. S. Army troops on the grounds of Fort Harker, Kansas, 1867Shoaf, Mrs. Raymond. "History of Ft. Harker". Ellsworth Reporter. Jan. 27-Feb. 24, 1938. [5 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1135).

Sibrava, Frank. History of Wilson, Kansas. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth Printing Co., 1978. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 16).

Sies, Mary A. History of Lorraine, Kansas: "Little Town on the Prairie". Centennial, 1887-1987. Decorah, IA: Anundsen Publishing Co., 1987. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 19).

Streeter, Floyd B. "A Cow Town Theatre". Ellsworth Reporter. Jan. 14, 1937. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1134).

Stroede, Cindy. Kanopolis, Kansas. N.p.: Sunflower Civic Club, 1982. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.2).

Wilson, Francis L. A History of Ellsworth County, Kansas. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth County Historical Society, 1979. (K/978.1/-EL6/Pam.v.1/no. 18).