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C. Robert Haywood

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Date: Between 1970 and 1975

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Haywood, C. Robert *2

Unit ID: 315708

Summary: This is a photograph of C. [Clarence] Robert Haywood, who was born August 27, 1921. Haywood grew up on a farm in Ford County, Kansas, south of Dodge City, during the Dust Bowl period. He went to Dodge City Junior College, spent time in the Navy during World War II, and then attended the University of Kansas where he obtained his B.A. (1947) and M.A. (1948) in history. He taught history at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, then completed his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina (1956). Later, he became Dean of Southwestern, and then of Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois, and from 1969 to 1982 he served as vice president of Academic Affairs at Washburn University. Haywood returned to the classroom as distinguished Professor of History at Washburn for several years before his retirement. Over the years, he has been a popular speaker and author of books and articles on the history of Kansas and the West.

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Title (Main title): C. Robert Haywood


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