KanColl: The Kansas Historical Quarterlies

Cover from Winter 1955 issue     Winter 1955

Merrill J. Mattes, intro., "Patrolling the Santa Fe Trail: Reminiscences of John S. Kirwin," p. 569.

John Clifford, "Range Ballads," p. 588.

James C. Malin, "Notes . . . Part Five--The 'Vanity' Histories," (concluding article of series), p. 598.

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Kansas History as Reported in the Press

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From the cover: Forest Avenue (now Broadway) in Parsons on August 4, 1873, as sketched by Jules Tavernier. Parsons was then about three years old. The original picture, in water colors, is owned by the Kansas State Historical Society. For biographical information on Tavenier see The Kasnas Historical Quarterly, v. 14, pp. 1-34.