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Lyon County History Bibliography

Image of Kansas map with Lyon County highlighted.Americus Centennial Committee. Americus Centennial, "Yesterday and Today": Souvenir Program, June 1, 1957. N.p.: Author, 1957. (K/978.1/-L98/Am35).

Bennett, Mrs. S.H. "Betrayal of a Kaw Maiden is Recalled by Historian." Emporia Daily Gazette. Oct. 25, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1370).

________. "Plymouth's First School was Held in Private Home." Emporia Weekly Gazette. Sept. 26, 1957. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1565).

________. "Razing of Old Landmark in Plymouth Recalls Life of Lyon County Pioneers." Emporia Daily Gazette. July 10, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1369).

________. Scrapbooks, 1938-1966. N.p.: Author, n.d. (*Oversize/K/978.1/-L98/B439).

________. "Tribal Pomp Marks the Burial of Kickapoo Chief." Emporia Daily Gazette. Oct. 29, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1370).

Boline, Ava N.G. Admire, Kansas: Centennial, 1886-1986. Topeka, KS: Copy Center of Topeka, 1986. (K/978.1/-L98/Ad65).

Carter, Nerius M. "Community's First House was Built by John Carter." Emporia Daily Gazette. Aug. 25, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1369).

Centennial Celebration Committee. Historical Booklet: Centennial, 1857-1957. 100 Years of Progress, Emporia, Kansas, Centennial Celebration, June 30-July 6, 1957. Emporia, KS: Emporia Centennial Inc., 1957. (K/978.1/-L98/Em75).

"Cornerstone of City Library was Laid Thirty Years Ago." Emporia Daily Gazette. Apr. 19, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1305).

Coulter and Ramaley. Historical and Business Review of Emporia. Emporia, KS: Ledger Printing House, 1880. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.1/no. 3).

"County Cattle Brand Record Recalls the Early Days." Emporia Daily Gazette. Mar. 16, 1935. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1308).

View of Commercial Street with a banner "Emporia Is The Place" hanging between two poles, 1910Eckdall and Haver. Souvenir of Emporia, Kansas; Photo-Gravures. Brooklyn, NY: Albertype Co., n.d. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.2/no. 4).

Emporia Gazette. The Blue Book of Lyon County. Emporia, KS: Emporia Gazette, 1906. (K/978.1/-L98).

Emporia, Kansas, Souvenir: Past and Present, Progress and Prosperity. N.p.: Freeman Publishing Co., n.d. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.2/no. 1).

Emporia's Kansas Centennial Program. Kansas Territorial Centennial, 1854-1954. Emporia, KS: Author, 1954. (K/978.1/-L98/Em75).

Eskridge, C.V. "New Year's Edition." Emporia Daily Republican, Jan. 1, 1884. (1 vol.). Emporia, KS: Emporia Daily Republican, 1884. (K/978.1/ -L98).

Field, Ruth M. "Letters Show G.W. Brown was a Devout Free Stater." Emporia Daily Gazette. Aug. 29, 1957. [1 p]. (Microfilm reel: E 1373)."First Fire Department was Organized in 1874." Emporia Daily Gazette. Oct. 11, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1370).

"First Wedding in Emporia Area was on Jan. 7, 1957." Emporia Daily Gazette. Jan. 7, 1857. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1371).

French, Laura M. History of Emporia and Lyon County. Emporia, KS: Emporia Gazette Print, 1929. (K/978.1/-L989/F888).

Hartford Centennial Committee. The First One Hundred Years: A History of the City of Hartford, Kansas, 1857-1957. N.p.: 1957. (K/978.1/-L98/ H253).

"High Drama in Story of the Sac and Fox Tribes of Early Day Lyon County." Emporia Daily Gazette. July 14, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1369).

Howell, Tom S. "Burlingame Road Northeast from Emporia was Used by the Pioneers." Emporia Daily Gazette. Aug. 31, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1365).

"Indian Hill, Near Hartford, Once Site of Bloody Battle." Emporia Daily Gazette. Oct. 22, 1932. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1302).

Jackson, Joan. History of Bushong, Kansas. N.p.: Author, 1972. (K/978.1/ -L98/Mss./no. 1).

Jackson, Nelloise G. The Two Agnes Citys (1857-1871). N.p.: Author, 1980. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.2/no. 2).

Johns, Emma C. Five Generations Below the Junction of the Neosho and Cottonwood Rivers. N.p.: Author, 1976. (K/978.1/-L98/J621).

Jones, Tom. Miniatures of Emporia, Kansas. Cincinnati, OH: Scenic Souvenirs, 1914. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.1/no. 18).

Kansas State Historical Society. Lyon County Clippings, 1858-1999. (6 vols.). Topeka, KS: KSHS, n.d. (K/978.1/-L98/Clipp./v.1-6).

"Lincoln Adair was First Negro Child Born on Townsite, Probably in 1864." Emporia Daily Gazette. Oct. 19, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1370).

Lynch, Mrs. James. "Hardships of Pioneer Days Recalled by Miller Woman." Emporia Daily Gazette. Nov. 1, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1307).

Lyon County Bicentennial Commission. Our Land: A History of Lyon County, Kansas. Emporia, KS: Emporia State Press, 1976. (K/978.1/-L98 /L994).

Photograph showing construction work on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's bridge 102-C along the Neosho River in Neosho Rapids, 1950s.McKinney, Mary. Neosho Rapids (Kansas) Centennial, 1855-1955. N.p.: Author, 1955. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.1/no. 16).

Milner, Edward F. Hartford, Kansas, and Lyon and Coffey Counties. Hartford, KS: Times Print, n.d. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.1/no. 4).

Morris, Loverna L. "Big Stone House Built in 1875 Still Recalled as a Place of Enchantment." Emporia Daily Gazette. Feb. 10, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1367).

________. "Healthful Climate and Slavery Issue Brought Settlers to Fremont District." Emporia Daily Gazette. Feb. 2, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1367).

________. "Indian Scares and Rebel Raids Kept Settlers Alert During the Civil War." Emporia Daily Gazette. Feb. 7, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1367).

Mosher, Orville W. "Emporia has Memorialized Its Heroes of Past Wars." Emporia Daily Gazette. May 30, 1958. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1376).

________. "Emporia Pioneer's Square Dealing with Indians Once Saved His Life." Emporia Daily Gazette. Sept. 27, 1956. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1369).

________. "Emporians Went All Out to Celebrate Fourth in 1898." Emporia Daily Gazette. July 4, 1958. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1377).

________. "French Settlers has an Important Place in the Early History of Lyon County." Emporia Daily Gazette. May 7, 1958. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1376).

________. "Much Evidence Remains of Wilhite's Work for Town." Emporia Daily Gazette. June 26, 1958. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1376).

________. "Perry Edwards Survived a Serious Civil War Wound." Emporia Daily Gazette. Apr. 26, 1958. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1376).

Nicholas, Pearl M. "The Landmark Called Jacobs Mound." Emporia Times. Aug. 29, 1957. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 3533).

"Old Santa Fe Trail Wound Its Way Through Lyon County." Emporia Daily Gazette. Aug. 23, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1306).

Old Settlers' Association. A Memorial to Pioneers of Lyon County, 1855-1875. Emporia, KS: Gazette Publisher, 1922. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.1/no. 12).

Reading Community and Reading Bicentennial Committee. Thru the Years with Reading, Kansas, 1857-1976. N.p.: 1976. (K/978.1/-L98/R227).

"Ruggles Schoolhouse Sale Closes a 70-year Chapter." Emporia Daily Gazette. Aug. 22, 1957. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1373).

Scheel, John A. Centennial of Dow Creek Pioneers and Descendants: Mouse Cabin. Emporia, KS: Author, 1955. (K/978.1/-L98/Mss.).

Schiesser, Donald E. Allen, Kansas, 1886-1986. N.p.: 1986. (K/978.1/-L98/ Pam.v.2/no. 3).

Stotler, Jacob. Annals of Emporia and Lyon County. Historical Incidents of the First Quarter of a Century, 1857 to 1882. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-L98/ Pam.v.1/no. 11).

Stuttle, Nadine and Eulah Rigsby. Olpe Heritage: Olpe, Kansas, 1877-1977. Chanute, KS: Chanute Litho, 1977. (K/978.1/-L98/OL7).

Traylor, Jack W. "A Social and Economic History of Emporia, Kansas, During the Great Depression." Master's thesis, Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia, 1970. (K/978.1/-L98/T699).

Van Gundy, John C. Reminiscences of Frontier Life on The Upper Neosho in 1855 and 1856. Topeka, KS: College Press, 1925. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.1/ no. 2).

Vandivort, Russ. "Looking Backward." [Allen] Northern Lyon County Journal. Mar. 14, 21 & 28, & Apr. 4 & 11, 1923. [10 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: A 1552).

Welch, G.E. "Golden Wedding Anniversary Recalls Early Days in Kansas." Emporia Daily Gazette. Dec. 25, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: E 1307).