The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department
The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections is on the 5th floor of the Hale Library on the Kansas State University campus.
The department holds nearly 90,000 monographs, serials, pamphlets, maps, and broadsides dating from 1486 to present.
The collections include the Cookery Collection, which contains thousands of cookbooks that date back to 1487; the Clementine Paddleford collection, an internationally-known food writer and critic during the 1920s-1960s; the collections of the Delta Chapter (1917-1935) of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity; documents from Lt. Marjorie Hornstead, U.S. Army Nurse during World War II; Minnie Howell, the first black woman to graduate from Kansas State Agricultural College, documents; and the Saint John’s Bible.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Web Address: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/special-collections
Physical Address: 506 Hale Library, Manahattan, KS