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Homer Kingsley Ebright

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BU-03-001-000-001

Scope and Contents

Bound paper pamphlets with typewritten text or pen / pencil handwriting. Many groups of newspaper clippings. Different aspects of the history of Baker University.


  • Created: 1854-1976
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1940s

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.

Biographical or Historical Information

Homer Ebright was a  Baker University College Historian. He was born on August 30, 1878. He married Marie Moorhead June 6, 1905. Active years from 1905 to 1950. Died May 6, 1964. He was ordained a Deacon on March 19, 1905  - this reference can be found in Kansas Conf. Journal p. 32. He served as Acting Dean in starting in 1914. In 1918, Homer Ebright began teaching biblical literature. In 1937 he was appointed College Historian and Chairman of the Faculty Committee on College History. Homer Kingsley Ebright was a graduate of Baker University. He was in the class of 1900. He taught Greek as a member of Baker faculty. He published a history of Baker University in 1951. His obituary can be found in Kansas Conference Journal 1964 p.1616.

Note written by Thomas Klein


9.00 Cubic Feet

Bound and single leaf papers - handwritten, typed, or clippings other_unmapped

Language of Materials



Letters, papers and other materials about the history of Baker University - the first University in Kansas - written or collected by Homer Kingsley Ebright. Some information is also about the local Methodist Church. Historical information is from 1854 through 1976. Many pieces of religious and academic ephemera collected such as commencement brochures, Greek chapter papers, and newspaper clippings about local or world events. Collection includes a manuscript of Baker history written by Mr. Ebright in 1951.

Arrangement Note

Collection arranged by date and material type.

Archon Finding Aid Title
Thomas Klein
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker University and Kansas United Methodist Archives Repository

518 8th Street
PO Box 65
Baldwin City KS 66006 US