John W. Chapman Papers
2006.0013

Summary Information

Repository
Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives
Title
John W. Chapman Papers
ID
2006.0013
Date
Circa 1910-1917
Extent
0.25 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
Promotional photo album containing photographs of Kansas State Normal School.

Preferred Citation note

John W. Chapman Papers, Emporia State University Archives, Emporia State University.

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Biographical/Historical note

Kansas State Normal School was created by the state legislature in March, 1863, held its first classes in 1865, and graduated its first students on June 29, 1867. Lyman B. Kellogg served as the first president, followed by George W. Hoss, C. R. Pomeroy, Rudolph B. Welch, Albert R. Taylor, Jasper N. Wilkinson, Joseph H. Hill, and Thomas W. Butcher. During President Butcher’s tenure, in February, 1923, the Kansas State Normal School became Kansas State Teachers College.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a photo album containing 21 photographs of Kansas State Normal School buildings and classrooms. The photographs are displayed on 10 accordian-folded pages. On the back of the 10th page there is a brief description of the school, including financial information. The cover of the album identifies the photographer as “Harden”; no additional information about the photographer is available.

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Arrangement note

1 file folder in box.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives March 2006

1200 Commercial St
Campus Box 4051
Emporia, KS, 66801
(620) 341-6431
archives@emporia.edu

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Other photographs of Kansas State Normal School buildings and classrooms are available in the record group ESU004.002.

Separated Materials note

None.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Kansas State Normal School -- Buildings.
  • Kansas State Normal School.

Subject(s)

  • College buildings -- Kansas -- Emporia.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

The Kansas State Normal School Through the Camera, by Harden, circa 1910-1917.  

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