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Kansas Historical Quarterly - Autumn 1972

Kansas Historical Quarterly, Autumn 1972

Volume 38

Autumn 1972, No. 3

Cover and contents

Robert W. Richmond, "Kansas Builds a Capitol," p. 249.

William Miles, "'Enamoured With Colonization': Isaac McCoy's Plan of Indian Reform," p. 268.

Louise Barry, "The Ranch at Little Arkansas Crossing," p. 287. (Volunteers: Larry & Carolyn Mix)

Morris F. Taylor, "Kicking Bird: A Chief of the Kiowas," p. 295.

Lila Gravatt Scrimsher, ed., "The Diary of Anna Webber: Early Day Teacher of Mitchell County," p. 320.

James L. Forsythe, "Postmortem on the Election of 1948: An Evaluation of Cong. Clifford R. Hope's Views," p. 338.

Bypaths of Kansas History, p. 360.

Kansas History as Reported in the Press, p. 361.

Kansas Historical Notes, p. 366.


The Cover

Reproduction of the original watercolor (top) showing the design of the east wing of the Kansas state capitol, Topeka, prepared in 1866 by E. Townsend Mix, the architect, for the boar of state house commissioners. At the bottom is a 1971 photograph of the Statehouse by Earl Kintner, Historical Society staff photographer, looking northwest from the Memorial building, with the east wing at the right. Final changes made in Mix's plans for the roof and portico were an improvement, as one will note in comparing the two pictures.