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This collection includes personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs and other miscellaneous materials relating to William Allen White.

William Allen White was born February 10, 1868, in Emporia, Kansas, to Allen White and Mary Ann (Hatten) White. White attended the College of Emporia and the University of Kansas. In April 1893, White married Sallie Moss Lindsay. The couple moved to Emporia in 1895 and White bought the Emporia Gazette. Through this newspaper, White became a leading figure of the populist movement in Kansas. White passed away on January 29, 1944.

Publication Date



Social Life and Customs



Size of Collection

.4 linear feet

Dates of Collection

1893–1939; 1969

Manuscript Number

Spc MS 0390

White, William Allen, Collection, 1893–1939; 1969

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History Commons



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