Master's Theses

Date of Award

Summer 1950

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)




Dr. Raymond L. Welty


The purpose of this research was to gather, from reliable and authentic records, data necessary to write a history of the community of Nicodemus, Kansas. The purpose of the writer of this study was to (1) find out who the people of the Nicodemus colony were; {2} to determine from what section of the United States they came; {3) to answer the question of land ownership both as to early landowners and present landowners; (4) to try to determine the reason why the negro migrated; and {5) the author wished t o give to the reader the original records in such a way as to depict the whole picture from the first of the migration to the present time.


Copyright 1950 Orval L. McDaniel


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