506 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
8 am - 5 pm
A reprise of popular gallery exhibits
This exhibit highlights the lives of the first ladies of K-State.
Facts and Trivia about K-State in 1900 from the editorial, "Is This The Twentieth Century?" in The Student's Herald, Kansas State Agricultural College, January 11, 1900.
Originally built in 1879, Anderson Hall was once known as the Practical Agriculture building; aka Main College building.
Originally built in 1876, Holtz Hall has been the Agriculture Building and Education Hall.
Minnie Howell was the first African American woman to graduate from K-State.
Clementine Paddleford, a Kansas native and K-State alum, was a well-known food writer during the 1920s-1960s.
The Delta Chapter of Kansas State University holds a unique place in the history of the African-American Phi Beta Sigma fraternity as the first chapter founded on a racially-mixed campus west of the Mississippi.
After joining the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, Marjorie L. Honstead Feldhausen was appointed to rank of 2nd Lieutenant on June 15, 1943. This exhibit tells the story of experiences in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in WWII.
Born in 1912 at Salina, Kansas, Kenneth S. Davis has been called the most distinguished writer among the many graduates of Kansas State University, and possibly of the entire state, and one of the leading biographers in the country.
A selection of historical cookbooks
This collection is made up of over 3,000 books covering three centuries. Included are atlases, pedagogical materials, social studies texts, and geography textbooks, many of which are rare and in some cases unique.
An introduction to hidden or overlooked aspects of the Cookery Collection.
A celebration of the Manhattan/Riley County Sesquicentennial in 2005