Lower McDowell Creek Road Findings

Intern Katie Jones and Dr. Morgan walk toward the Edwards barn on Lower McDowell Creek Road in Geary County. Katie is researching early Welsh settlement in the area. The Edwards family were stonemasons who built the barn, a small stone farmhouse, and the striking stone wall pictured here. They may also have constructed some of…

Rock Creek Valley Volunteer Day

Chapman Center interns and grad assistants assisted Rock Creek Valley Historical Society in Pottawatomie County on Wednesday January 5th. Erin Strathe and Melissa Slagle, working under grad assistant Theresa Young’s direction, furnished muscle power to shelve large volumes, collections, and exhibit materials for the museum.

Our Wonderful Office Staff ~ Ninah and Janet ~

Our formidably effective office assistants often go unnoticed, work long hours, and facilitate a smooth running Chapman Center to everyone’s delight. But their days of being in the shadows are over. Ninah Butler has worked with the Chapman Center for over a year now and “has loved every minute of it!” She comes to us…

Spring 2012 Intern Profile ~ Erin Strathe ~

Erin Strathe, one of our newest interns, grew up in the southeast portions of Kansas. She is the youngest of three siblings and her best friend is her canine companion named Tillie. While here at Kansas State University she is pursuing a degree in interdisciplinary studies-humanities. After sampling several different majors and a multitude of…