News Items ca.1927
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Carruth received his A.B. in 1880 and his A.M. in 1889, both from KU. In 1893 he received his Ph.D. from Harvard. He joined the faculty of KU in 1879, teaching German and English. In 1902 he became the Vice-President of the Faculty and reached full Professor status. He retired in 1913 and died in 1924. From the guide to the Personal Papers of William H. Carruth, 1879-1913, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library University Archives) ...
Learnard was born in Fairfax, Vermont on November 14, 1832, and died in Lawrence, Kansas on November 6, 1911. He was an attorney, Civil War veteran, a newspaper publisher, and an organizer of Burlington, Kansas. From the guide to the Papers, 1869-1926, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection) Oscar Eugene Learnard was born 14 November 1832 in Fairfax, Vermont. He attended Bakersfield Academy but had to interrupt his studies due to ill health,...
American journalist known as the "Sage of Emporia"; owner and editor of the "Emporia Gazette." From the description of Papers of William Allen White, 1890-1940 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837106 Journalist. From the description of Letters, 1889-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644557 Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. From the description of William Allen White letter...
Kate Stephens was an American author, editor, and educator. She was professor of Greek at Kansas, but was dismissed for questionable reasons. She worked as an editor, and published articles in periodicals and encyclopedias, sometimes with legal, social, or educational themes. She also published fiction, and, in 1929, Lies and Libels of Frank Harris, in response to false materials Harris had written about her. From the description of Kate Stephens letter to Harry K. Weymer, 1934 June ...
Bowersock was born in Columbiana County, Ohio, September 19, 1842. At the age of twenty-two he made his first business venture as a grain merchant in Iowa City, Iowa. In 1877 he moved to Lawrence, establishing himself in the banking and manufacturing business. He purchased the dam over the Kansas River harnessing the river's energy and providing electrical power for a number of businesses in Lawrence. Bowersock's financial enterprises continued to expand in 1878 with his organizatio...