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Rice County History Bibliography

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Alden Centennial History Committee. 100 Years of Alden Community History, 1872-1972. Sterling, KS: Sterling Bulletin, 1972. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.1 /no. 7).

Alden-Pride Pacemaker Community. Alden, Kansas: Thriving in Its Second Century. N.p.: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.2).

American Atlas Co. Centennial Atlas of Rice County, Kansas. McPherson, KS: Author, 1971. (Oversize/K/978.1/-R36/Sm35).

Burch, C.S. Hand-book of Rice County, Kansas. Chicago, IL: Author, 1888. (Microfilm reel: LM 889, no. 16).

Bushton Centennial Committee. Bushton, Kansas, Centennial, 1887-1987. N.p.: Author, 1987. (K/978.1/-R36/B964b).

Father Juan Padilla Cross (Four Miles West of Lyons, Kansas). N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.1/no. 1).

Finney, Minnehaha. The History of Sterling, Kansas. N.p.: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R36/Mss.).

"First Oil Strike Was Decade Ago." Lyons Daily News. Jan. 20, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: L 2355).

"First Well Was Drilled in 1887." Lyons Daily News. Jan. 20, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: L 2355).

Hoyt, Frank. "Frank Hoyt Presents Interesting Facts on Lyons and Rice County/Some Local History." Lyons Daily News. Nov. 6, 1934. p. 3. (Microfilm reel: L 2356).

__________. "Frank Hoyt Tells of the Most Severe Winter Experienced Here/More Local History." Lyons Daily News. Jan. 9, 1935. p. 1. (Microfilm reel: L 2356).

__________. "Last Indian Scare, Frank Hoyt Tells How Threat of a Massacre Upset Lyons." Lyons Daily News. Jan. 4, 1935. p. 1. (Microfilm reel: L 2356).

Jones, Horace. The Kingdom of Quivira: Visited in 1541 by Francisco Vasquez Coronado Identified by Archaeologist of the Kansas State Historical Society as Rice County, Kansas. Lyons, KS: Rice County Historical Society, n.d. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.1/no. 2).

__________. The Story of Early Rice County. Lyons, KS: Lyons Daily News, 1959. (K/978.1/-R36/J71).

__________. Up From the Sod: The Life Story of a Kansas Prairie County. Lyons, KS: Coronado Publishers, 1968. (K/978.1/-R36/J717).

Kansas State Historical Society. Rice County Clippings, 1876-1999. (4 vols.). Topeka, KS: KSHS, n.d. (K/978.1/-R36/Clipp./v.1-4).

Kloxin, Florence. Chase, America. North Newton, KS: Mennonite Press, 1979. (K/978.1/-R36/C386).

Little River Centennial Committee. Little River, Kansas, Centennial, 1880-1980. N.p.: 1980. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.1/no. 10).

Long, Paul F. Our Alden Community. Alden, KS: Author, 1988. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.4/no. 2).

Muscott, John M. The History of Rice County. Sterling, KS: Sterling Bulletin, 1976. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.1/no. 8).

"A New Frontier Calls Dan Bell." Lyons Daily News. July 23, 1935. [1 p.] (Microfilm reel: L 2357).

Newby, Ben. Rice County: An Illustrated History. Sterling, KS: Author, 1990. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.4/no. 4).

"Oil a Prospect Many Years Ago." Lyons Daily News. Jan. 20, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: L 2355).

"Old Schurr Test had Good Start." Lyons Daily News. Jan. 20, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: L 2355).

Rice County Centennial Book Committee. Rice County Centennial, Land of Quivira, 1871-1971. N.p.: 1971. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.1/no. 4).

"75th Anniversary Edition." Lyons Daily News. Aug. 17, 1946. [20 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: L 2372).

"Short History of Rice County." Sterling Bulletin. June 20 and 27, and July 4 and 11, 1940. [4 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1893).

Smith, R.H. "A Landmark Gone." Lyons Daily News. Oct. 23, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: L 2356).

"A Special Edition of the Bushton News: Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the City of Bushton, 1887-1937," Bushton News. [72 pp.]. April 29, 1937. (Microfilm reel: B 415).

Image of Kansas Mutual Hail [insurance] advertising and bldg., SterlingSpoon, H.C. From Oxen On Up. N.p.: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R36/Sp66).

Sterling Land and Investment Co. Sterling, Kansas: The Actual Advantages and Resources of a Grand Young Town Carefully and Candidly Discussed. N.p.: Author, 1887. (K/978.1/-R36/Pam.v.1/no. 3).