JAMES C. MALIN, associate editor of The Kansas Historical Quarterly, is professor of history at the University of Kansas,
EDGAR LANGSDORF is a member of the staff of the Kansas State Historical Society.
Biographical mention of SAMUEL JAMES READER will be found on p. 26.
A biographical sketch of ALFRED LEE RUNYON appears on pp. 58-60.
ROBERT C. RANKIN, resident of Lawrence and member of the Kansas House of Representatives from the eleventh district, was the 1938-1939 president of the Kansas State Historical Society.