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Kansas Historical Quarterly - Summer 1971

Kansas Historical Quarterly, Summer 1971

Volume 37

Summer 1971, No. 2


Cover and contents

Louise Barry, "The Ranch at Walnut Creek Crossing," p. 121. (Volunteers: Larry & Carolyn Mix)

Gerald Gaither and John R. Finger, eds., "A Journey of Stephen Stone: Observations on Kansas in 1881," p. 148.

Virginia McLoughlin, ed., "Establishing a Church on the Kansas Frontier: The Letters of the Rev. O. L. Woodford and His Sister Henrietta, 1857-1859," p. 153.

Recent Additions to the Library, p. 192.

Bypaths of Kansas History, p. 221.

Kansas History as Reported in the Press, p. 224.

Kansas Historical Notes, p. 227.


The Cover

"The Battle of Wolves," by Charles M. Russell, illustrates the constant struggle for survival among animal life inhabiting the Great Plains in the middle 1800s. Buffalo and wolves were both in great numbers before white settlers took over. (See pp. 123, 124, 134.)

This painting was reproduced through the courtesy of Patrick Patterson, director, Woolaroc Museum, Bartlesville, Okla.