Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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)
  • Father Weikmann, missionary of the Kansas frontier 

    Tallmadge, Sister Mary Raphaella (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Doctor Fabrique and early Wichita medical practice 

    Brooks, Frances Wilson (Wichita State University, 1931-05)
    Dr. Andrew Hinsdale Fabrique was the medical pioneer, a man of strong character and remarkable achievement. The primary aim of this thesis has been to produce an accurate account of the life of Dr. Fabrique. But in the ...
  • Coming home to Winfield: the history of the Walnut Valley Festival 

    Bate, Seth Stephen (Wichita State University, 2018-05)
    The Walnut Valley Festival was a multi-day event featuring musical performances, instrument contests, camping, and craft sales held in Winfield, Kansas. The Winfield faithful found solace and certainty in the consistency ...
  • The Chisholm trail 

    Rossel, John (Wichita State University, 1931-05)
  • The great Easton Treaty of 1758: the 'unknown' turning point of the French and Indian War 

    Waugaman, David (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
    This thesis attempted to argue that an Anglo-Indian treaty signed at a small Pennsylvanian town called Easton in fall 1758 should be considered a crucial turning point in the French and Indian War. This treaty was one ...
  • The great Easton Treaty of 1758: the 'unknown' turning point of the French and Indian War 

    Waugaman, David (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
    This thesis attempted to argue that an Anglo-Indian treaty signed at a small Pennsylvanian town called Easton in fall 1758 should be considered a crucial turning point in the French and Indian War. This treaty was one of ...
  • The Western perception of ancient Egypt: the discovery, spectacle and exposition of King Tutankhamun 

    Bell, Tonisha S. (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
    Since Napoleon's invasion of Egypt, Western nations such as France, Britain, and the United States have displayed Egyptian antiquities as an exotic spectacle, creating the image of ancient Egypt that is known today. ...
  • Silver age comic books: Uncovering their importance in the midst of political, social and cultural movements of the 1960s and 1970s 

    Roeder, Joshua Ryan (Wichita State University, 2016-07)
    This research attempts to show the need to expand comic-book scholarship through critically examining how comic writers and artists express cultural, political, and social concepts in the past and present. The reason that ...

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