The Mythical Jayhawk by Kirke Mechem, 1944

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Title

The Mythical Jayhawk by Kirke Mechem, 1944

Subject

Jayhawk
Kirke Mechem
Kansas State Historical Society

Description

Tongue-in-check history of the Jayhawk exploring many of the Jayhawk legends. This book prompted H. L. Mencken to include information about the Jayhawk in his book, The American language:  an Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States.

Creator

Kirke Mechem

Source

Jayhawks/Mascots

Publisher

Kansas State Historical Society

Date

1956

Identifier

0/25

Citation

Kirke Mechem, “The Mythical Jayhawk by Kirke Mechem, 1944,” KU Libraries Exhibits, accessed October 20, 2020, https://exhibits.lib.ku.edu/items/show/5893.