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University Records | Consumer Movement | Manuscript | Photograph

University Records

Collection Name

Dates

Subjects

Adamchak (Donald) Papers

 

Faculty Papers 
Rural Sociology

Agricultural Experiment Station. Branch Reports

1906-1984

Agriculture

Agricultural Experiment Station. Project Files

1909-1979

Agriculture

Agriculture, Dean of. Correspondence Files

1912-1943

Departmental History

Agronomy, Dept. of. Agronomy Farm

1909-1949

Agronomy Projects
Farming Records

Agronomy-Extension, Dept. of

1940-1979

Departmental History
Agronomy Projects

Ahearn (Michael F.) Collection

1909-1961

Faculty Papers

Animal Husbandry, Dean of. Office Files

1908-1963

Departmental History

Block and Bridle Records

1927-1994

Animal Science 
Student Organizations

Bluemont Central College Records

1855-1863

University History

     

Boyd Hall Scrapbooks

1960-2003

Housing 
Student Life

Carey (James C.) Papers

1848-1981

University History

Climenhaga (Joel) Papers

1912-2001

Faculty Papers
Poetry
Theatre

Cooperative Extension Service Records

1917-1951

Departmental History 
Master Farm and Homemaker

Dearborn (Edgar and Gladys) Collection

1891-1965

Student Papers

Douglas (Louis H.) Collection

1957-1999

Faculty Papers

Entomology, Dept of

1904-1980

Faculty Papers 
Grasshoppers

Epsilon Sigma Phi (Alpha Rho Chapter)

1930-1993

Extension 
Honorary Organizations

Erhart (Andrew B.) Collection

1962-1996

Agricultural Experiment Station
Radio Program Scripts

Fedder (Norman J.) Collection

1962-1999

Theatre 
Play writing

Food and Feed Grains Institute

1957-1992

International Agricultural Programs

4-H Youth Programs Collection

1913-1996

4-H Youth Programs 
International Farm Youth Exchange

Goodnow (Isaac T.) Papers

1856-1900

University History

Graduate School

1960-1987

Departmental History

Great Plains Agriculture Council

1943-1983

Agriculture 
University Activities

Harman (Mary) Papers

1912-1952

Zoology
Embryology

Hartman (Jack) Papers

1948-1989

Basketball

Hill Family Papers

1926-1992

Genealogy 
Student Life

Hoeflin (Ruth) Papers

1875-2001

Departmental History 
Human Ecology

Holton (Edwin Lee) Papers

1916-1951

Faculty Papers

Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
Dept of

pre-1995

Departmental History 
Horticulture

ImMasche (Francis W.) Collection

1927-1929

Student Papers

KSU Centennial Activities Committee

1961-1963

Committee Records 
University History

KSU Social Club Records

1911-1995

Women's Organizations

Kansas State Agricultural College Records

1868-1920

University History

Kansas State Agricultural College Records

1869-1899

University History

Kansas State Federation of Art

1953-1971

Art

Konza Prairie Research Natural Area

1897-1999

Tallgrass Prairie 
Great Plains

Marlatt (Washington) Papers

1857-1881

University History

Milburn (Max) Collection

1939-1981

University History

Mueller (George V.) Collection

1904-1977

Faculty Papers

Mortar Board Records

1933-1997

Student Organizations

Nichols (Ernest R.) Papers

1900-1909

Presidential Papers

Ohlenbush (Paul D.) Papers

 

Agronomy
Range Management

Painter (Reginald H.) Papers

1920-1985

Entomology 
Faculty Papers

Payne-Parkerson Collection

1858-1929

Student Life 
University History

Peters (Chester) Papers

1938-1985

Student Life 
University History

Putnam Hall

1953-1999

Housing 
Student Life

Shellenberger (John A.) Papers

1955-1967

Faculty Papers

Students, Dean of

1938-1985

Student Life 
Departmental History

Student Development, Center for

1948-1986

Student Life

University Women's Caucus Files

1987-1999

Women's Organizations

Veterinary Medicine, College of

&nbps;

Departmental History

Webb (William and Frank) Papers

1901-1904

Student Papers

Weber (Arthur D.) Papers

1904-1983

Faculty Papers

Will (Thomas E.) Papers

1886-1901

Presidential Papers

Willard (Julius T.) Papers

1894-1950

University History

Women, Assistant Dean of

1960-1968

Women 
Departmental History

Women in Communications, inc. Records

1927-1929

Journalism 
Student Organizations

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Consumer Movement Archives

Collection Name

Dates

Subjects

Agan (Anna Tessie) Papers

 

Housing 
Aging

American Council on Consumer Interests

1953-1983

ACCI 
Consumer Education

American Council on Consumer Interests (Metzen Addition)

1953-2000

ACCI 
Consumer Education

Americans for Fairness in Lending

2000-2011

AFFIL 
Consumer Protection

Arizona Consumers Council

1965-1983

 

Brooks (Thomas) Collection

1911-1979

Colston E. Warne 
Consumers Union

Brunn (George) Collection

1962-1999

California Consumers 
Consumer Credit

Consumer Education Resource Network Records

1976-1982

 

Consumer Federation of America

 

 

Consumer Relations Board 
[KSU Student Governing Assoc.]

 

 

Dartland (Walter T.) Papers 

1970-2011

Consumer advocacy

Kiesling (Roy) Papers

1970-1995

Consumer Alliance
Consumer Federation of California
Conference of Consumer Organizations

Lee (Stewart M.) Papers

 

 

Margolius (Sidney and Esther) Papers

   

Mason (Florence) Collection

1960-1987

International Org. of Consumers Unions 
Consumer Education

Meyer (Louis S.) Papers

1973-1986

Telecommunications 
Federal Communications Commission

Mohr (Lillian H.) Collection

 

 

Morse (Richard L. D.) Papers

1932-2000

Consumer Protection 
Truth in Savings

Motor Voters

1979-1991

Consumer Protection 
Vehicle Safety

National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) Records

1968-2003

Consumer Protection 
Consumer Law

Richardson (Lee) Papers

   

Shields (Currin V.) Papers

1966-1987

Arizona Consumers Council 
Conference of Consumer Organizations

USDA-Extension: Family Resource Management

   

Williams (Alma) Papers

   

Willner (Dorothy K.) Papers

1974-1983

International Organization of Consumers Unions
Consumers International
United Nations

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Manuscript Collections

Collection Name

Dates

Subjects

Alfalfa Lawn Farm Records / Lewis Family Papers)

1910-1989

Ranching-Kansas 
American Polled Hereford

Avery (William H.) Papers

1954-1968

Political Science

Bollman (Stephen R.) Collection

1971-1973

Native Americans

Border (Mary Elsie) Collection

1953-1967

Personal Narrative
Point Four Program, US foreign aid
Pakistan, Turkey, Liberia, Libya

Boyd (Mamie Alexander) Papers

1876-1979

Newspaper Publishing
Women's Organizations
Political Science

Boyd (McDill "Huck" and Marie) Papers

1905-2004

Newspaper Publishing
Political Science
History (State and Local)

Boydston (Richard M. & Marion) Papers

1943-1945

World War II 
Personal Narrative

Braum (Daniel M.) Papers

1935-1998

Farm Work Simplification 
Public Administration

Brink (Clark Mills) Papers

1902-1916

 

Brink (Raymond W.) Papers

1959-1973

 

Carson (Velma L.) Collection

1924-1983

Literature

Casement (Dan D.) Papers

1861-1961

Agriculture-Ranching

Christy (Donald) Collection

1962-1967

Agriculture-Sugar Beets

Coffman (Franklin A) Papers 

1884-1978

Agronomy

Cookbooks, Manuscript

16??-19??

Cookery 
Recipes

Curry (John S.) Papers

1940-1942

Art

Danenbarger (William F.) Papers

1931-1981

Education

Davis (Kenneth S.) Papers

1912-2000

Biographer 
Historian

Dawson (Sue) Papers

1979-2002

Journalism

Drenner (Donald von Ruysdael) Collection

1946-1974

Private Press / Publishing 
Literature

FAR-MAR-CO, Inc. Records

1914-1985

Cooperatives 
Kansas Agriculture

Fatzer (Harold) Papers

1934-1977

Law

Fenton (Doris H.) Collection

1948-1955

Tuttle Creek Dam (Manhattan, KS)
Big Blue River Valley (KS)
Floods

Gavitt Medical Co. Records

1895-1931

Medicine, History of

Goheen (S.F.) Papers

1916-1920

Manhattan, KS

Haldeman-Julius Family Collection

 

Genealogy 
Publishing

Helm (John F.) Papers

1924-1971

Kansas Federation of Art

Hershberger (Arthur W.) Papers

1908-1975

Education

Honstead Feldhausen (Marjorie L.) Papers

1943-1946

WWII 
U. S. Army Nurse Corps

Hougham (John S.) Papers

1875-1889

Kansas-History

Hughes (Rees H.) Papers

1957-1973

Political Science

Joliff (Reuben B.) Diary

1895-1898

Agriculture-Missouri

Kansans for ERA

1972-1985

Equal Rights Amendment-Kansas 
Women-Kansas

Kansas Extension Homemakers Council

1914-1984

 

Keesling (Homer G.) Papers

1886-1891

Agriculture-Poultry

Keys (Martha) Papers

1975-1978

Political Science

Kubik (Gail T.) Collection

1933-1979

Music

Lady (Wendell) Papers

1969-1982

Political Science

Mackey (David R.) Papers

1947-1962

Radio Broadcasting

Manhattan House Records, Inc.

1972-1974

Kansas-Manhattan

Manhattan Town Association and Boston Association

1855-1957

Kansas-Manhattan

Manhattan Town Association Records

1856

Kansas-Manhattan

Marshall (Charles L.) Papers

1936-1991

Kansas State Art Center 
Kansas Federation of Art

Munger (George M.) Diaries

1885-1919

Agriculture-Kansas

Munger Family Register

1870-1936

Genealogy

Nichols (Alice C.) Papers

1922-1961

Literature

Owens (George Washington) Papers

1890-1978

Autobiographical Information

Paddleford (Clementine) Papers

1925-1967

Journalism 
Cookery

Page Family Collection

1780-1899

Genealogy 
Pioneers-Kansas

Parks (Gordon) Collection

1966-1971

Photography

Pillsbury (Josiah Hobart) Papers

1821-1879

History-Manhattan, Kansas 
History-Zeandale, Kansas 
Genealogy

Robertson Corporation Records

1900-2009

Milling Industry
Business Records

Rogers (Harry S.) Papers

1862-1915

Kansas

Rogler Ranch Records

1927-1985

Ranching-Kansas 
Tallgrass Prairie

Roper (Victor and Alice) Papers

1944-1997

World War II 
Genealogy

Roy (William R.) Papers

1970-1974

Political Science

Save the Tallgrass Prairie Collection

1971-1985

Tallgrass Prairie

Seaton (Roy A.) Collection

1938-1953

 

Smith, Bottomly and Lill Family Papers

1828-1970

Pioneers-Kansas 
Pioneers-Iowa

Society for Military History (SMH) Records

1933-2006

Military History 
Organizational Records
Journal Publishing Records

SMH Records, Addenda 2010-2011

1934-2012

Military History 
Organizational Records
Journal Publishing Records

Thackery (Russell I.) Papers

1935-1987

Education

Tornquist (Nels A.) Papers

1880-1950

Spanish-American War 
World War I 
African-American Soldiers

Underwood (Edna Worthley) Papers

1910-1940

Literature

United States Commission on Military History

1973-2002

Military History

Velen (Doris and Leona) Collection

1937-1962

Tuttle Creek Dam (Manhattan, KS)
Big Blue River Valley (KS)
Floods

Wadsworth (George L.) Papers

1955-1975

Psychiatry

Wood (Alice Paddleford) Papers

1898-1967

Advertising
Journalism

Zukofsky (Louis) Papers

1928-1969

Objectivist Poetry

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Photograph Collections

Animal Science and Industry, Dept. of

1874-2004

Departmental History 
Judging Teams & Student Groups 
Livestock

Horticulture, Forestry & Recreational Resources, Dept. of

1890-1983

Kansas Horticulture 
Trees & Shrubs 
Erosion & Irrigation

Simonsen (Robert F.) Collection

1955-1993

US Leaders: Political & Military 
World Leaders: Political & Military

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Last updated: 08/17/2016