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A collection of correspondence, Kansas history, programs and flyers, publications, city directories, photographs, postcards, maps, stationery, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous, and oversized.

Prentice E. Gudgen Jr. was born on April 15, 1939 to Prentice Everett and Gretta H. Stuessi Gudgen. His father was a coach at Pittsburg State University. He graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1958 and worked for McNally’s Manufacturing for twenty-seven years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Boy Scouts of America, and the Crawford County Historical Society. Gudgen was also a local historian. He passed away on June 16, 2006.

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Business and Industry, Languages and Literature, Mining, Nature and Geography, Religion and Philosophy, Social Life and Customs



Size of Collection

6 linear feet

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Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0182

Gudgen, Jr., Prentice, collection, 1849-1997

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History Commons


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