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Welsh to Kansas Bibliography

Image of a poem about Kansas in Welsh, from A History of Welsh in AmericaFor resources specifically about the Welsh colony of Bala, Riley County, please see


Berneking, Carolyn B. "The Welsh Settlers of Emporia: A Cultural History." Kansas Historical Quarterly. (Winter 1971): 269-280. (SP 906/K13q/V.37/no. 3).

Conway, Alan. "Letters From the Welsh in Kansas to Relatives in Wales." In The Welsh in America. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1961. (325.2429/C769).

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

Davies, Phillips G. The Dream of a Welsh State: Michael D. Jones, Robert D. Thomas and the Welsh Settlement at Arvonia, Kansas. Ames, IA: Iowa State University, n.d. (K/325.1/Pam.v.2/no. 6).

__________. "Welsh Settlements in Kansas." Kansas Historical Quarterly. (Winter 1977): 448-469. (SP 906/K13q/V.43).

French, Laura M. "Foreign Immigration." In History of Emporia and Lyon County. Emporia, KS: Emporia Gazette Print, 1929. (K/978.1/-L989/F888).

Hickey, Joseph V. Welsh Cattlemen of the Kansas Flint Hills: Social and Ideological Dimensions of Cattle Entrepreneurship." Agricultural History. (Fall 1989): 56-71. (906/Ag83/v. 63/no. 4).

Historical Committee. A Brief History of the Sardis Congregational Church, 1871-1949. Emporia, KS.: Sardis Congregational Church, 1949. (K/285.8/C76k/Pam.v.4/no. 4).

Jones, Lucina. "The Welsh." Heritage of the Great Plains. (Winter 1988): 1-14. (SP 370.7/Z/En3h/V. 21/no. 1).

Jones, Vera. Articles Concerning Arvonia's St. David's Day Festivities. N.p.: n.d. (K/394.2/Mss./no. 2).

Jones, Vincent. The Saga and Song of the Evans and Davis Family, 1840-1953. N.p.: Author, 1953. (BBB/E/Pam.v.1/no. 5).

Miller, Minnie. "Churches Important to the Welsh." Emporia Gazette (2nd). Sept. 12, 1981. [2 pp.]. (Reel: E 1489).

__________. "Lucina Jones Historian for Welsh." Emporia Gazette (2nd). Sept. 9, 1981. [2 pp.]. (Reel: E 1489].

__________. "Welsh Ingrained in County's Past." Emporia Gazette (2nd). Sept. 10, 1981. [2 pp.]. (Reel: E 1489).

__________. "Welsh Were Builders, Merchants." Emporia Gazette (2nd). Sept. 11. 1981. [2 pp.]. (Reel: E 1489).

Rowlands, Dan. "The Welsh." Burrtons's 75th Anniversary, 1873-1948. Burrton, KS: Burrton Graphic, 1948. (K/978.1/-H26/B946).

Stotler, Jacob. "The Welsh in Lyon County." Annals of Emporia and Lyon County. Emporia, KS.: Author, 1882. (K/978.1/-L98/Pam.v.1/no. 11).

Taylor, Loren L. "A Short Ethnic History of the Welsh People in Wyandotte County." In A Short Ethnic History of Wyandotte County. Kansas City, KS: Kansas City Kansas Ethnic Council, 1992. (K/978.1/-W97/K133s/V. 1).

"Welsh Have Left Impact on County: First Settlers in Area Obtained Land on Rivers." Emporia Gazette. June 27, 1957. [1 p.]. (Reel: E 1372).

"Welsh Pioneers." Logan Republican. Feb. 4, 1971. [1 p.]. (Reel: L 1619).

 "Welsh Settlers in Breckenridge County." Emporia News. Jan. 21, 1860. (Reel: E 540).

"Welsh to Celebrate Today With St. David's Day Concert Wednesday Night." Emporia Gazette. Mar. 1, 1939. [1 p.]. (Reel: E 1319).