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A collection of the professional and personal papers of a historian and educator from Indiana who taught at the elementary, secondary, and college levels before his retirement from the Kansas State Teacher College (now Pittsburg State University) in Pittsburg, Kansas. The collection is arranged in six series: Biographical; Correspondence; Kansas State Teachers College; Writings; Miscellaneous; and Family. An extensive collection of Mahan’s research and writings on the history of the Mormon Church is held by the Utah State University Library.

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Education, Religion and Philosophy

Size of Collection

1 linear foot

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0051


Revised: 2/2016

Mahan, Ernest, collection, 1919-1972

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