JAMES C. MALIN, associate editor of The Kansas Historical Quarterly, is associabe
professor of history at the University of Kansas, at Lawrence.|
LELA BARNES is curator of manuscripts of the Kansas State Historical Society.
THOMAS CLARKE WELLS, who died in 1907, was an early settler in the Manhattan vicinity. A biographical sketch appears on page 143.
GEORGE A. ROOT is curator of archives of the Kansas State Historical Society.
DOROTHY LEIBENGOOD is social science instructor in the Oak Street Junior High School at Burlington, Iowa.
WILLIAM E. SMITH is an attorney at Wamego and a director of the Kansas State Historical Society.