Town and Country

William Allen White spent his life in rural Kansas and became known as the voice of small-town America. However, he also went far beyond the small town and was equally able to move in sophisticated circles. Our newest exhibit explores these two parts of his career, as illustrated in his literary friendships with the down-home … More Town and Country

Where in the World Is William Lindsay White?

. . . that’s the question our latest international exhibit answers! Like his father William Allen White, William Lindsay White (1900-1973) was an author as well as a world traveler. Unlike the elder White, whose works were mostly concerned with Midwestern life, “Bill” wrote a great deal about his experiences overseas. During World War II, … More Where in the World Is William Lindsay White?

The Literary World of William Allen White

Special Collections and Archives has opened the first of two major exhibits on William Allen White’s life and work. The Literary World of William Allen White focuses on White’s career as a writer. Learn about the history behind his three most famous editorials, sample his wit and wisdom with some humorous and insightful quotations, explore … More The Literary World of William Allen White