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Edward N. Tihen Research Grants - Past recipients

Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University Libraries The Edward N. Tihen Historical Research Grants are presented annually to non-academic researchers to access the collections of the Kansas Historical Society. Find out more about this grant program.

Past Recipients

2015 - Wendi Bevitt, Overbrook, for research on Company I of the 11th Kansas and the U.S. Colored Troops

2015 - Jarrett Robinson, Thompson’s Station, Tennessee, for research on the Life and Career of General Frederick Funston

2014 - Taylor C. Bye - Abolitionist and publisher Daniel Read Anthony, brother of suffragist Susan B. Anthony

2014 - Dr. Antonio Delgado - Early Mexican settlements in Kansas and the communities’ association with the railroads

2014 - Lori Ann Dell’aira - Study of fraud in the offices of Coffey County

2014 - Michael Hopps - Confederate Major General Sterling Price’s 1864 raid of Missouri

2014 - Jonathan Weber - Transnational corpse transportation between the United States and Mexico in the late 19th century

2013 - William McClure - Family conflict in Linn and Bourbon counties in Bleeding Kansas

2013 - Judith Pasch - Czechoslovakian ancestors

2012 - Linda S. Johnston, project - Promise and Hope in the Kansas Territory

2012 - Madaleine J. Laird, project - Quilts as Textile History

2008 - Anne Hawkins, project - Underground Railroad in Kansas Territory

2007 - B. J. Alderman, project - History of Charles F. Himes' Letters

2007 - Linda Lewis, project - History of Early Burial Ground in Johnson County, Kansas

2006 - Kevin G. W. Olsen, project - History of Manhattan, Kansas

2005 - Mary Penner, project - Preserve the history of a Santa Fe trader named Henry O'Neill

2004 - Tisa M. Anders, project - The Life of Junius G. Groves (1859-1925)

2004 - Karen M. Heady, project - photographs and illustrations for a written history of Oskaloosa, Kansas

2003 - B. J. Alderman, Kansas City, Missouri, project - frontier lawman, James G. Weakley, and the mystery surrounding one of his prisoners

2003 - Mike Watowa, Lawrence, project - an annotated bibliography of material on the Kansas Folklore Society

1999 - Vera M. Hurst, project - Atchison county farm women, and Evelyn Reed, project - Dull Knife Raid in Comanche County

1997 - Robert Mossman, Tucson, Arizona; Carol Duer Cochran, Prairie Village; and Susan Croft, Herets, England

1995 - Dinah Faber, Baltimore; Leah Suzanne Hanson, Lawrence