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Jay E. House Papers

Creator: House, Jay E. (Jay Elmer), 1870-1936

Date: 1908-1936

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Manuscripts Collection 68

Unit ID: 40068

Biographical sketch: Journalist; mayor of Topeka, Kan. (1915-19). Of Topeka; Philadelphia, Pa

Abstract: Correspondence and miscellaneous papers. The correspondence consists largely of letters congratulating Jay E. House on his election as mayor of Topeka, Kan., in 1915 and 1917 and upon the 25th anniversary of his column On second thought. A few letters refer to political matters, and all of the rest comment favorably on his column. The misc. papers contain an article by House, a play, and his commission as mayor in 1917

Space Required/Quantity: 1.50 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Jay E. House Papers

Scope and Content

Contents: Box 1. Correspondence: 1908-1918 -- box 2. Correspondence: 1919 Jan.-1926 July -- box 3. Correspondence: 1926 Aug.-1936 Dec. ; misc. papers


Locator Contents
004-01-01-07 to 004-01-02-02   

Index Terms


    Topeka (Kan.) Mayor (1915-1919 : House)
    Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950
    Philadelphia (Pa.)
    Topeka (Kan.)
    House, Jay E. (Jay Elmer), 1870-1936
    House, Jay E. (Jay Elmer), 1870-1936 -- On second thought
    Journalists -- Kansas -- Topeka
    Journalists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
    Mayors -- Kansas -- Topeka -- Election

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Additional Information for Researchers

Use and reproduction: Information on literary rights available from the Kansas Historical Society (Topeka)