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French to Kansas Bibliography

A group photograph of French laborers at SilkvilleBeau, Rene and C. Dillet. Notice Sur les Francais de Florence. Paris, France: Moulineaux, 1889. (Reel: LM 41, no. 5).

Brown, Geneva. "Role of French Important." Topeka Daily Capital. Mar. 5, 1961. [1 p.]. (Reel: T 665).

Cole, Eugene. "Frenchmen as Frontiersmen." Kansas Magazine. (Oct. 1873): 320-326. (K/050/K13/V. 4/no. 4).

"Colony of French Traders Were Here." Arkansas City Daily Traveler. Oct. 25, 1955. [1 p.]. (Reel: A 723).

Copple, Oscar A. "French." History of Osage City and Osage County. N.p.: Author, 1970. (K/978.1/-Osl/C795/pp. 39-41).

Dunbar, John B. "French in Kansas." Kansas Reminiscences Clippings. Topeka, KS: KSHS, 2000. (K/978.1/K13/Clipp./v. 1/pp. 13-29).

Florence Centennial Book Committee. "The French Colony." Century of Pride, 1872-1972: Florence Centennial. N.p.: Bulletin Printing, 1972. (K/978.1/-M34/Pam.v.2/no. 5/pp. 14-17).

Portrait of Leon Charles Fouquet, 1870sFouquet, Leon Charles, edited by Rosalie Fouquet Davis and Mathilde Fouquet Ruggles. Hurrah for My New Free Country. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. Fouquet arrived in Kansas from France in 1868.

"Foreign Feet in Kansas Furrows: The French-Canadians." Immigration Clippings. Topeka, KS: KSHS, 1911. (K/325.1/Clipp./v. 1/pp. 40-43).

"A French Anniversary." Topeka Commonwealth. July 10, 1880. [1 p.]. (Reel: T 1054).

"French Aristocrat Dreamed of Utopia on Kansas Prairie." Topeka State Journal. Sept. 8, 1956. [1 p.]. (Reel: T1747).

"French Reunion: Organization of a Society by the French American Citizens at the Opera House on Saturday Last." Florence Herald. Apr. 6, 1889. [1 p.]. (Reel: F 4).

"French Settlers Came First, Then the German Mennonites." Hutchinson Herald. Mar. 1, 1933. [1 p.]. (Reel: H 812).

Hoffhaus, Charles E. Chez les Canses: Three Centuries at Kawmouth, the French Foundations of Metropolitan Kansas City. Kansas City, MO: Lowell Press, 1984. (977.82/-K13/H675).

__________. "Fort de Cavagnial: Imperial France in Kansas, 1744-1764." Kansas Historical Quarterly. 30 (Winter 1964): 425-454. (SP 906/K13q/v. 30/no. 4).

Isley, Bliss. Blazing the Way West. New York, NY: C. Scribner's Sons, 1939. (977/Is2).

Laurent, Louis. "Destitute French Immigrants: Deluded to Kansas by a Bogus Agent an Appeal to the Governor on Their Behalf." Topeka Commonwealth. Dec. 2, 1874. [ 1 p.]. (Reel: T 1043).

Livingston, Barbara. "French Colony of the Cottonwood Valley." Heritage of the Great Plains. 22 (Spring 1989): 3-10. (SP 370.7/Z/En3h/v. 22/no. 2).

McQuillan, David Aiden. Prevailing Over Time: Ethnic Adjustment on the Kansas Prairies, 1875-1925. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1990. A study of Swedish, Mennonite, and French-Canadian settlers.

Osborn, T. A. "Reply to Letter From Louis Laurent and M.A. Campdoras in Relation to Destitute French Immigrants." Topeka Commonwealth. Dec. 4, 1874. [ 1 p.]. (Reel: T 1043).

Pantle, Alberta. "History of the French-Speaking Settlement in the Cottonwood Valley." Kansas Historical Quarterly. 19 (Feb.-May, 1951): 12-49 and 174-206. (SP 906/K13q/v. 19/nos. 1-2).

Pardonnet,, Georges de. Emigration au Kansas. Paris, France: Bureau Principal en France, n.d. (K/385/M69/Pam.v.1/no. 6).

Reichart, Milton. "Bourgmont's Route to Central Kansas: A Reexamination." Kansas History. 2 (Summer 1979): 96-120. (SP/906/K13qh/v. 2/no. 2).

Rydjord, John. "French Frontier and the Indian Trade." Kansas: The First Century. New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1956. (K/978.1/B768/V. 1/pp. 21-46).

Societe Francaise de Florence. "Notice Sur les Francaise de Florence." Kansas, Etats-Unis d'Amerique. Paris, France: Moulineaux, 1889. (Reel: LM 41).

"Through Northern Kansas: Cloud County, Clyde." Atchison Weekly Champion. Aug. 6, 1881. [1 p.]. (Reel: A 953).

Waldron, Nell B. "Colonization in Kansas From 1861 to 1890." Doctorate dissertation, Northwest University, Evanston, 1923. (K/325.1/W147/c. 2/pp. 5 and 71-81).