Recent Submissions

  • A tragedy within : An evaluation of the legal realities concerning the Wichita State football team crash of October 2,1970 

    Johnson, David L. (Wichita State University, 12/01/2001)
    This thesis attempts to evaluate the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearing held in regard to the Wichita State football team crash of October 2, 1970. From the exterior, it appeared like a normal investigative ...
  • The creation and protection of natural heritage in Reno County, Kansas 

    Lyda, Hayley M. (Wichita State University, 2020-07)
    Throughout the past century in the state of Kansas the rural populace has tended to suffer disproportionally in the wake of large public works projects. These large public works projects sometimes lead to dislocation and ...
  • The crusade against the whisker 

    Daugherty, Logan (Wichita State University, 2020-05)
  • Government relations with the Comanche Indians 

    Jacks, Hazel de Arah (Wichita State University, 1932-05)
    The relation of the Government with the Plains Indians is of special importance in the history of the Southwest. Historians have been prone to generalize on this problem, and very little has been done on definite tribal ...
  • Father Weikmann, missionary of the Kansas frontier 

    Tallmadge, Sister Mary Raphaella (Wichita State University, 1932-05)
  • The early Negroes in Kansas 

    Smith, Leland G. (Wichita State University, 1932-05)
    The purpose of writing this thesis was to set forth the events that led to the early arrival and settlement of Negroes in Kansas to 1890; to give their experiences and to perpetuate the early history of the Kansas Negro ...
  • The history of Butler county, Kansas 

    Perrine, Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 1932-05)
  • The life of William Mathewson, "the original Buffalo Bill." 

    Crockett, Glenn (Wichita State University, 1932-05)
    This work is an effort to portray the events in the life of one of the pioneer settlers in Kansas, and as such must of necessity narrate the general conditions of pionear life, and particularly those pertaining to Wichita ...
  • The life of Carry Nation 

    Null, Hortense T. (Wichita State University, 1930-05)
    The activities of Carry Nation have had a peculiar significance in Kansas history and many myths have grown up around them. I have endeavored to give an accurate and unprejudiced account of her life and also to clear up ...
  • James R. Mead, an early pioneer 

    Klepper, Madaleine G. (Wichita State University, 1930-05)
    This work is to tell of one of the pathfinders and pioneers who blased the path of civilization through the region called the "great American Desert" . Mr. James R. Mead was one of the outstanding leaders in the opening ...
  • David L. Payne, the father of Oklahoma 

    Coyne, Marjorie A. (Wichita State University, 1930-05)
    Kansas has received a great deal of mention in the history of the United States with regard to its connection with the Civil War. This event has influenced the histories of the state, perhaps to too great a degree, and ...
  • Ragged schools: Schools for Destitute Children 

    Stapleton, Brenda (Wichita State University, 2019-07)
    Throughout most of the 19th century, school was not mandatory for children living in the United Kingdom and only available to those who could afford the fees. Ragged schools were some of the very few institutions available ...
  • Book review: Indigenous prosperity and American conquest: Indian women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792 

    Owens, Robert M. (UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019-04-01)
    Scholars have long chronicled and analyzed the contest for the Ohio Valley and the dispossession of its Native peoples. Susan Sleeper-Smith is the first to provide an in-depth examination of Indian women and how directly ...
  • Book review: The quest for forbidden lands: Nikolai Przhevalskii and his followers on inner Asian tracks 

    Hundley, Helen (Wiley, 2019-04)
    Andreyev, Alexandre, Mikhail Baskhanov, and Tatiana Yusupova. The Quest for Forbidden Lands: Nikolai Przhevalskii and his Followers on Inner Asian Tracks. Eurasian Studies Library, Vol. 10. Leiden: Brill, 2018. 392 + xviii ...
  • Building Boeing: Julius Earl Schaefer Wichita's lost aviation leader 

    Wilson, Andrea D. (Wichita State University, 2018-12)
    This thesis covers the life and career of Julius Earl Schaefer. He was an aviation pioneer in Wichita, Kansas, whose legacy has been lost in the history of Wichita aviation. This thesis attempts to reveal his importance ...
  • The political views of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod: 1920- 1940 

    Meyer, Paul W. (Wichita State University, 1966-07)
    This thesis examines political views described by the literature of the Lutheran Church between the years 1920 to 1940. Due to the church’s “adherence to Scripture and the Confessions,” the church was against having political ...
  • Book review: Environmental History and World History: Developments in Congruence 

    Dehner, George (Brill, 2019)
    Patrick Manning, in his book Navigating World History, suggests that world history “has the potential to become a scholarly nexus linking many fields of study” that will enable historians to escape the “national paradigm ...
  • Chapter 10 -- Punk Authenticity: Difference across the Iron Curtain 

    Hayton, Jeff (Berghahn Books, 2019)
    Following the convulsions of 1968, one element uniting many of the disparate social movements that arose across Europe was the pursuit of an elusive "authenticity" that could help activists to understand fundamental truths ...
  • History of St. Benedict's college 

    Moeder, Monica, Sister (Wichita State University, 1931-05)
  • The founding of Valley Center 

    Rapp, Genevieve May (Wichita State University, 1931-05)
    The purpose of writing this thesis was to set forth the events that led to the formation and chartering of the town, the experiences of the people who settled Valley Center , and the development of the town after it was chartered.

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