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A scrapbook on the Pittsburg Centennial in 1976 and Mary Cayton’s creation of the scrapbooks for the celebration described by a summary of each page.

Mary Catherine Cayton was born to Will and Lillie Ingles on April 30, 1903 in Missouri. She married Sam E. Cayton and they moved to Pittsburg, Kansas between 1935 and 1940. Mary compiled a scrapbook on Pittsburg for the Centennial celebration in 1976. Lois Bellm, donor of the scrapbook, lived and studied in Pittsburg. She graduated from Kansas State Teachers College with a music degree and worked and owned the Ernie Williamson Music House in Joplin, Missouri.

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Performing Arts, Recreation and Tourism, Social Life and Customs


Arts and Humanities

Size of Collection

1 volume

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0260

Cayton, Mary C., collection, 1974-1977



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