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2017

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Then & Now: A Look At K-State Libraries’ Evolution, 1863-2017, Kansas State University Libraries Jul 2017

Then & Now: A Look At K-State Libraries’ Evolution, 1863-2017, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Happy birthday! In 2017, Farrell Library turns 90 and Hale Library turns 20— along with about 3,000 K-State sophomores. Over the decades, when students, faculty and researchers have a need, the K-State Libraries respond. We adapt and improve our spaces and services, just as we have for more than a century. So in honor of nine decades of Farrell Library and two decades of Hale Library, we present a look at the evolution of K-State Libraries’ flagship building, past and present.


K-State Keepsakes: The 150th Anniversary Of Ksac’S First Graduating Class Jul 2017

K-State Keepsakes: The 150th Anniversary Of Ksac’S First Graduating Class

Kansas State University Libraries

On June 26, 1867, Kansas State Agricultural College held commencement ceremonies for its first five graduates: Henry L. Denison, Belle M. Haines, L. Emma Haines, John J. Points, and Martha A. White. This year is the sesquicentennial of that inaugural graduating class. Their journey began when K-State’s doors first opened in September 1863 to 52 students, equally divided between men and women.


Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy Exhibit, Kansas State University Libraries Jul 2017

Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy Exhibit, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

In 2017, K-State Libraries joins organizations across the region in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. “Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy,” which features items from the Richard L.D. & Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections and other regional history organizations, is on view through mid-October.