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Table of Contents


A Grassland
Preservation Ethic

The Pottawatomie County Park

Reconsidering the
Flint Hills Options

Kansas Flint Hills
v. Cherokee Strip

Kansans Divide:
The Winn Bills

The Osage Prairie
National Preserve

The Spring Hill
Z Bar Ranch

H.R. 2369

The "Kassebaum Commission"



Note on Sources


Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Legislative History, 1920-1996

Note on Sources and Citation Abbreviations

Duncan Papers KU = Patricia DuBose Duncan Collection, MS 535, Spencer Library, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.

Duncan Papers TPNP = photographs and correspondence collected by Patricia DuBose Duncan and donated to the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, located at the NPS office in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas.

Glickman Papers = Papers of Dan Glickman, U.S. Representative, MS 97-05, Department of Special Collections, Ablah Library, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas. Harpers Ferry Center = Unprocessed materials, 1937-1988, from a variety of collections housed at Anthony Library, Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

Kassebaum Papers = Papers of Nancy Landon Kassebaum, U.S. Senator 1979-1998, Collection No. 298, Kansas State Library and Archives, Kansas History Center, Topeka, Kansas. At the time of research, a preliminary inventory was available, but the collection was still unprocessed and stored off-site. KSHS archivists located some pertinent materials, but conversations with Senator Kassebaum and her former Senate aide, Mike Horak, indicate that considerably more material on the TPNP is located somewhere in the collection.

NPS Office of Park Planning = NPS Office of Park Planning and Special Studies, 1849 C St., NW, Washington, D.C. Various subject files contain a wide variety of materials pertinent to the TPNP, 1986-1997, as well as the effort to establish a prairie park in Oklahoma.

NPS reports are identified by regional office of origination, when known. Reference to the U.S. Department of the Interior has been omitted from footnotes.

TPNP Administrative Papers = Administrative Papers of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, housed at the National Park Office of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, located at Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. This collection contains a wide variety of materials, 1958-1996, assembled by TPNP Superintendent Steve Miller and the late Randall Baynes, former superintendent of Homestead National Monument of America. Baynes served as team leader for the 1990-1991 special resource study; Miller was a member of the team.

Wichita Eagle, Wichita Beacon, and Wichita Eagle-Beacon. Until 1989, Wichita's principal daily newspaper published morning and evening editions, which underwent several minor name changes. Generally speaking, until 1989 the Eagle title pertained to the morning paper, Beacon pertained to the evening edition, Eagle-Beacon to combined editions. From September 3, 1989 to the present, the newspaper, published once daily, has been called The Wichita Eagle.


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