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The papers of the Julius A. Wayland Collection contain material concerning Wayland’s career as a socialist publisher, particularly that of his newspaper, Appeal to Reason, which he published from his Girard, Kansas publishing company. The collection also includes family papers and items, documents, and genealogical research.

The Special Collections also holds print and microfilmed copies of the Appeal to Reason, and The Coming Nation.

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Business and Industry, Languages and Literature, Social Life and Customs, Social Movements and Services

Size of Collection

15 linear feet

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0039

Wayland, Julius A., collection, 1871-1985

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