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  • Collection: KU 150

The KWIR BOOK was the annual of the class of '96--"The earth we'll move, The stars we'll fix--Rock Chalk, Jay Hawk! Class of Ninety-Six!" The contents are printed on the title page "A Kwir Book, with a dedication, introduction, preface, and appendix,…

Two short-lived traditions at the University were festivities centered on May Day. According to Robert Taft in his book The Years on Mount Oread, the Maypole scrap between freshman and sophomores first occurred May 1, 1891. This riotous and often…

The Observer of Nature was the first of many student publications. Even though it originated from the Natural History Society it "claimed in no way to be strictly scientific." Prof. Snow served as the corresponding secretary.

Published by Authority. Lawrence, Kansas: "Kansas State Journal" Steam Press Print, 1863. The act to locate the State University was approved by Governor Thomas Carney on February 20, 1863.

A complete list of artifacts, books and printed material, manuscripts, and photographs used in the exhibit.

Also included courses of instruction, a list of textbooks and the requirements for admission.

Ephemera from the commencement including the program for the Grand Concert given by the Full Band of the Fifth U.S. Infantry, a ticket for the Commencement Banquet on June 11, and a ticket for a reserved seat on Class Day June 10, 1873 in the new…

Group portrait of the faculty for the 1890 school year.
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