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K-State Architecture: A Selective Bibliography

The publications listed below contain information related to the architecture and architectural history of Kansas State University. The bibliography refers people to sources which are readily accessible in the University Archives. Researchers in need of more information should consult the Libraries' on-line catalog. For persons involved in comprehensive research projects, other potential sources in the University Archives are identified at the end.

Carey, James C. Kansas State University: The Quest for Identity. (Lawrence: Regents Press of Kansas, 1977)

S537 .K39 K37

Floor Plans and Designated Use of Each Room in Each Building on Manhattan Campus as of October, 1957. (Manhattan: KSAC, 1957)

LB3223.4 .K2 K24

Intramural and Recreation Space Facility Study for Kansas State University. (Manhattan: Office for University Development and Capital Construction, Kansas State University, 1973)

GV182.3 .M45

Kansas State University: A Pictorial History, The First Century, 1863-1963. (Manhattan: KSU, 1962)

LD2668 .H6

Kansas State University: A Walk Through the Campus. (Manhattan: KSU Endowment Association, 1975)

LD2668 .F5

Kansas State University: A Walk Through the Campus. (Manhattan: KSU Foundation, 1992)

LD2668 .F5 1992

Lin, Kung-Wei. A Building Complex for College of Engineering at Kansas State University. (KSU Masters Thesis, 1973)

LD2668 .T4 1973 L5

Physical Development Planning Workbook. (Topeka: Board of Regents, State of Kansas, 1974)

LD2668 .K165 Folio

A Twenty-Year Program for Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. (Manhattan: KSC, 1936, pp. 22-25)

LD2668 .A633 No.1

Van Dyke, B.C. Historical Review and Analysis of a Land Grant College Landscape: Kansas State Agricultural College, 1859-1911. (Manhattan: B.C. Van Dyke, 1982)

LD2668 .V36

Walters, John D. Principles of Decoration: A Course of Lectures Delivered in the Winter Term of 1915. (KSAC, 1915)

LD2668 .A618

Willard, Julius T. History of the Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. (Manhattan: KSC Press, 1940)

S537 .K39 W5

Additional sources

Dissertations, Masters' Theses and Reports

Consult the library catalog or examine the circulating copies shelved in Hale Library. The archival copies are preserved in the Library Annex.

Vertical File

Contains folders holding information about various buildings on campus (newspaper clippings, brochures, reports, etc.).

KSU History Index

Alphabetical card index to publications and records in the University Archives, 1863-1965.

Architectural drawings for a number of buildings are on file.

Maps of the campus for different years are among the holdings.

Photograph Collection contains albums and photographs of campus views and buildings.