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Osborne County History Bibliography

Image of Kansas map with Osborne County highlighted."Anniversary Extra," Downs Times. July 27, 1885. [14 pp.]. (K/978.1/-Os2/ Pam.v.1/no. 1).

Ayers, Mary C. Diary of Mrs. J.C. Ayers. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-Os2/Mss).

Bliss, Eunice S. "First Sunday School and Preaching Service in Osborne County." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"Class of 1936, Osborne High School." May 21, 1936. [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"The County Census of 1870." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 14, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Cox, Del. "Brutal Butchery of Henry Kuchell." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Downs Book Committee. Downs, Kansas: 75th Annual Celebration. Cawker City, KS: Ledger, 1954. (K/978.1/-Os2/D759).

"A Election of Long Ago, Nov. 4, 1873." Downs News. Feb. 21, 1935. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: D 261).

"Empire Journal One of Oldest Publications in Osborne County." [Osborne] Empire-Journal. Jan. 16, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 813).

Endsley, Niles C. The History of Bull City, 1870-1970. Osborne, KS: Osborne County Farmer, 1970. (K/978.1/-Os2/Pam.v.1 /no. 6).

Photo of the photo of the interior of Al Nichols' General Store in Osborne,Enoch, Gladys B. Osborne County Revisited, 1871 to 1971. N.p.: Author, 1971. (K/978.1/-Os2/En64).

"A Famous Buffalo Hunter." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"First County Bride Called in Death." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Mar. 30, 1933. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: O 773).

"First Sylvan Was Forty Years Ago." Grove News. Aug. 19 and 26, 1937. [3 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 3516).

Postcard of old high school building, DownsFletcher, William B. A Brief Prospectus of the Downs Community. Downs, KS: Author, 1961. (K/978.1/-Os2/Mss).

Gorham, Sylvia. "Covert Community Pioneers." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 21, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Guttery, O.G. (Bull City), Alton, Kansas. Alton, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-Os2/Mss).

________. Soldiers Buried in the Cemeteries of Osborne County, Kansas. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-Os2/G987).

Hadden, Nora M. The Mackey Family. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-Os2/Mss).

Hand Book of Osborne County, Kansas. Kansas City, MO: Junction Steam Print, n.d. (Microfilm reel: LM 889 no. 13).

Hays, R.R. "Only One Person From Stockade Party Lives." Topeka Daily Capital. Jan. 5, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: T 388).

Hose, Myrtle. "Pioneer Tales." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. June 4, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"Joe Heart Was a Real Pioneer." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Feb. 21, 1935. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"An Indian Baby Born Near Present Site of Library." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 14, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Kansas State Historical Society. Osborne County Clippings, 1872-1979. (3 vols.). Topeka, KS: KSHS, n.d. (K/978.1/-Os2/Clipp./v. 1-3).

Kyle, J.A. "Mrs. Kyle Remembers the Location of Sod Houses." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 27, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Liston, W.A. "Old Timer Writes/Early Downs and Osborne County History." Downs News. July 5, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: D 261).

"Local Historical Spots Should be Marked, Saved." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Jan. 16, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Lytle, John. A Brief History of District No. 34, "The Rose Valley District," Osborne, Kansas. St. Louis, MO: Ross-Gould Co., 1933. (K/978.1/-Os2/L989).

"Migration of the Pennsylvania Colony." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 14, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Miller, Darrel. Pioneer Plows and Steel Rails: Outriders of Civilization in the Valley of the Solomon. Downs, KS: Downs News and Times, 1961. (K/978.1/-Os2/Pam.v.1/no. 5).

Natoma Centennial Book Committee. Natoma History, 1888-1988. Wichita, KS: Jostens, 1988. (K/978.1/-Os2/N214).

Norris, S.A. "Another Pioneer Recalls Old Times/Mrs. S.A. Norris Tells of Family Coming to County in 1879." [Osborne] Empire- Journal. July 1, 1937. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O814).

"Notes of the Celebration." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 28, 1936. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"Old Settlers Register of 1867 to 1870." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 28, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"Original Minutes of the Pennsylvania Colony." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 14, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Osborne Chamber of Commerce. Osborne, Kansas. Osborne, KS: Farmer-Journal Print, 1943. (K/978.1/-Os2/Pam.v.1/no. 4).

Osborne County Centennial Book Committee. Loom of a Century, 1871-1971. N.p.: 1971. (K/978.1/-Os2/Pam.v.1/no. 7).

"Osborne County Was Organized in 1871." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 14, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"Osborne Fire Department Organized in 1888." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 14, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"The Pennsylvania Colony." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

"Reminiscent." Downs News." Sept. 27, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: D 261).

Ruede, Howard. Sod-House Days: Letters From a Kansas Homesteader, 1877-78. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1937. (K/978.1/-Os2/ R836).

________. "When Osborne Was Just Six Years Old." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 3, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Souvenir of Downs, Kansas. N.p.: 1922. (K/978.1/-Os2/Pam.v.1/no. 3).

Stephenson, John C. Downs Did It, 1879-1979: Centennial Volume. Osborne, KS: Osborne County Farmer, 1978. (K/978.1/-Os2/D759st).

________. Downs: The First One Hundred Years. Osborne, KS: Osborne County Farmer, 1977. (K/978.1/-Os2/D759s).

"Tragic Death of General Bull." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Image of advertising poster for Osborne County fair, 1895Tripp, H.P. "A Bit of Early History." Waldo Advocate. Apr. 13, 1933. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: W 37).

________. "An Incident in the Early Life of the Late Christian Brown." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Oct. 29, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

________. "Memories of Early Days." Luray Herald. Aug. 21, 1941. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: L 1660).

________. "Memories of Early Days." Natoma Independent. Mar. 7, 1940. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: N 2).

________. "The Old Log Schoolhouse." Waldo Advocate. May 15, 1933. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: W 37).

Waldrond, Z.T. Annals of Osborne County, Kansas, 1870-1879. N.p.: n.d. (Microfilm reel: MF192/no. 7).

________. The Earliest Annals of Osborne County: A Speech by Z.T. Waldron. Osborne, KS: Author, 1880. (K/978.1/-Os2/Mss/no. 4).

Walker, Bert P. "Enchanted Valley." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 14, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

________. "The Village Deacon Recalls a Few Old Settlers." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. May 14, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

________. "Vincent B. Osborne." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

________. "Women Killer of 1880." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

Williams, C.E. "Early Settlement of Mt. Ayr Township." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec. 13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).

________. "Early Settlement of Osborne County." [Osborne] Osborne County Farmer. Dec.13, 1934. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 774).