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Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Dr. R. L. Parker
Who were the people making up Kansas Territory, or simply “K.T.”, as correspondence was addressed from everywhere? Coming to Kansas from New England and the Middle Atlantic states through the agency of the Emigrant Aid Company, from the Middle and Western states, from the Southern states, and from foreign countries, they had a variety of folk lore and pioneer technique they could put to work. It seems that they would constitute an extremely chaotic society when viewed from this standpoint; yet, they were all sired by progressive peoples, and, if we consider them from the viewpoint of culture and social manifestations we find factors to contribute to their cosmopolitanism instead.
Copyright 1936 Clifford Dwight Miller
Miller, Clifford Dwight, "Social Conditions of Territorial Kansas" (1936). Master's Theses. 246.