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Elam Bartholomew diary

Bartholomew, Elam

Elam Bartholomew was a resident of Rooks County and Hays, Kansas. He was a horticulturalist, internationally known for his work with fungi. His diary reflects his active participation in Republican Party politics, local government, the United Presbyterian Church, farm organizations, and experimental farming. Elam Bartholomew settled in Rooks County, Kansas, in 1874. He was born in Pennsylvania and his family moved to Ohio and then Illinois. In 1873 he became engaged to Rachel Montgomery and returned to Illinois to marry her in June 1876. They returned to Kansas in September of 1876. The Bartholomews lived on their farm on Bow Creek until 1929 when they moved to Hays, where he served as curator of the mycological museum at Fort Hays Kansas State College. He died in 1934.

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Elam Bartholomew residence, Rooks County, Kansas

This is an interior view of the Bartholomew's sod house. Elam and his wife Rachel are in the photograph. Elam Bartholomew settled in Rooks County, Kansas, in 1874. He was born in Pennsylvania and his family moved to Ohio and then Illinois. In 1873 he became engaged to Rachel Montgomery and in June 1877 traveled to Illinois for the wedding. They returned to Kansas in September of 1877. The Bartholomews lived on their farm on Bow Creek until 1929 when they moved to Hays. Elam Bartholomew was a well known botanist specializing in rust flora and he served as curator of the mycological museum at Fort Hays Kansas State College. He died in 1934. A diary for the years 1877 and 1878 is contained in Kansas Memory.

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Clyde Tombaugh

Photograph of astronomer Clyde William Tombaugh, 1906-1997, at age 22 with his homemade 9 inch Newtonian Telescope on his family farm near Burdett, Kansas. Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto in 1930 and fourteen asteroids during his long career.

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Clyde Tombaugh

Clyde Tombaugh, 1906-1997, examining planet photograph plates under the Blink Microscope Comparator at the Lowell Observatory.

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Clyde Tombaugh

New York Times Company

Front page article on the discovery of planet Pluto from the New York Times, March 14, 1930.

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National Guard - Discharge Requested

Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

This file includes correspondence relating to discharge requests from the National Guard. Topics included but not limited to in the correspondence is, delayed responses to discharge requests by service men and their families, interference of military service with work expectations, and priorities of the National Guard. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.

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