Reva Helen Lyne Russell papers, 1910–2000
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Brief Description: This collection is primarily made up of records, programs, and correspondence between Reva Helen Lyne and various athletic programs and schools across Kansas during her involvement with Kansas State Women's Athletic Association (KSWAA) at Kansas State Agricultural College between 1923 and 1928. These letters mainly discuss plans for Central Sectional KSWAA conferences, information about selecting and receiving a shield for the Association, and other notes from WAA meetings about specific sports and student athletic records (track and field, basketball, etc.). Photographs from her childhood, college years, and wedding to Paul Russell are also included, as well as a diary from 1925 and her funeral service program from 2000.
Held at:
Morse Department of Special Collections
Email: libsc [at]
Created by: Russell, Reva Helen Lyne (1906–2000)
Volume: 0.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 08/13/2015.
Arrangement: This collection is arranged in folders by type of material, and correspondence is arranged in chronological order, starting in May 1927 and ending in May 1928.
Biographical Note for Russell, Reva Helen Lyne (1906–2000) : Reva Helen Lyne was born on August 4, 1906, at Oak Hill, Kansas, to Lillie Akerman Lyne and Thomas Lyne. She attended Kansas State Agricultural College in Manhattan, Kansas, from 1924 to 1928, graduating with an undergraduate degree in home economics. She married Paul Wilfred Russell in 1934. Paul died in Salina, Kansas, on November 3, 1979. Reva died in Salina, Kansas, on July 18, 2000. Both are buried in the Mount Liberty Cemetery in Oak Hill.
Access Restrictions: No access restriction:  All materials are open for research.
Subject Index
Kansas life and culture
Kansas State University history
Kansas State University history - Documentation of student life and culture
Kansas State University history - Student organizations
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Physical Access Notes: Original materials available during open hours of repository and digitized materials that are online are always available with Internet access.
Acquisition Notes: Mary May  Donation.
PreferredCitation: [Item title], [item date], Reva Helen Lyne Russell papers, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.