506 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
8 am - 5 pm
A reprise of popular gallery exhibits
First Ladies of K-State, 1863-2009
This exhibit highlights the lives of tweleve of the first ladies of K-State.
Is This the Twentieth Century?
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.
History of Anderson Hall
A detailed history of Anderson Hall; originally built in 1879 and known as the Practical Agriculture or Main College building
History of Holtz Hall
A detailed history of Holtz Hall; originally built in 1876 and known as the Agriculture Building and the Education Hall.
This exhibit documents the first gift of rare cookbooks to K-State Libraries in 1943 through the present.
Minnie M. Howell
This exhibit highlights the life of Minnie Howell, the first African American woman to graduate from K-State.
This exhibit highlights the life of Clementine Paddleford, a Kansas native and K-State alum who was a internationally-known food writer and critic during the 1920s-1960s.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Delta Chapter, 1917-1935
A historical overview of The Delta Chapter of Kansas State University from 1917-1935. The Delta Chapter 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.
Lt. Marjorie Honstead: "Over There"
This exhibit tells the story of experiences in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in WWII, specifically focusing on . Lt. Marjorie L. Honstead Feldhausen.
Kenneth S. Davis: Novelist Trapped in History
A detailed history of Kenneth S. Davis, who 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.
Smith Geography Collection
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.
A collection of texts utlized by various militaries to convery both technical information and abstract ideas about war.
An introduction to hidden or overlooked aspects of the Cookery Collection.
Ad Astra Per Aspera: 150 Years of Riley County, Kansas History
A celebration of the Manhattan/Riley County Sesquicentennial in 2005.