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Author Webb, Dave, 1948-

Title 999 Kansas characters : Ad Astra 161 adventurers, astronauts, discoverers, explorers, pilots, pioneers, scientists / by Dave Webb, Terry Rombeck, Beccy Tanner ; original artwork by Phillip R. Buntin ; original photography by Craig Hacker.

Imprint Dodge City : Kansas Heritage Center, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection  920.0781 W381n 2014    ---  Lib Use Only
 Eureka Non-Fiction  920 Web    ---  Available
 PCMS Non-Fiction  920 WEBB    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Kansas Collection  K 920 Web    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description vii, 144 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 31 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series 999 Kansas characters
Kansas Notable Book ; 2015.
Note Includes index (pages 140-142).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-138).
Contents James Ackert--zoologist, parasitologist, educator, author ; Christine Aikens--chemist, educator, author ; Barbara Anthony-Twarog--astronomer, educator ; Milburn "Mel" Apt--pilot, serviceman ; Max Ary--space expert, museum director, educator ; Patricia "Patty" Carey--amateur astronomer, philanthropist, community activist ; John "Big Jack" Ashcraft--pilot, serviceman ; Francois Aubry--businessman, trailblazer, record-setting horseman ; Mildred "Micky" Axton--pilot, servicewoman, educator ; Meriem Anderson--pilot, servicewoman, rancher ; Olin Ball--food scientist, journalist, serviceman, educator ; Robert "Bob" Ballard--Marine archaeologist, oceanographer, explorer, geologist, engineer, educator, serviceman, author ; Wesley "Wes" Hall--Marine archaeologist, oceangrapher ; Elam Bartholomew--botanist, educator, farmer, museum curator, author ; Walter and Glenn Bartlett--physician, naturalist, horticulturist; landscape architect, horticulturist ; William Becknell--trader, trapper, trailblazer, serviceman, politician, farmer ; James "Jim" Beckwourth--mountian man, explorer, scout ; Lee Berger--paleoanthropologist, archaeologist, author ; Napoleon Boone--pioneer ; Joseph "Joe" Bossi--pilot, serviceman ; Barnum Brown--paleontologist, museum curator, geologist, photo analyst, aurthor ; Hamilton Cady--chemist, educator, author ; Mark Carleton--botanist, agronomist, educator, author ; Christopher "Kit" Carson--mountian man, explorer, scout, serviceman, Indian agent ; George Washington Carver--agronomist, educator, author ; Jesse Chisholm--trailblazer, scout, trapper, businessman, Indian interpreter ; Gary Clarke--zoo director, safari guide, author, photographer ; Francisco Vasquez de Coronado--explorer, provincial governor ; Antonio Gutierrez de Humana--explorer ; Facundo Melgares--explorer, provincial governor ; Winston Cram--physicist, educator, inventor ; Harold "Hal" Dick--pilot, mechanical engineer, business executive, author ; Mary Donoho-trail traveler, hotelier ; Susan Magoffin--trail traveler, author ; Marion Russell--trail traveler, homemaker, author ; Cora Downs--bacteriologist, microbiologist, educator ; Lewis Dyche--zoologist, explorer, conservationist, educator, taxidermist, author ; Francis Snow--entomologist, botanist, educator, pastor, university administrator ; Amelia Earhart--pilot, author, business executive, educator, journalist ; Charles Lindbergh--pilot, serviceman, author, inventor ; Amedie Roulier--pilot, farmer ; William "Bill" Eckert--forensic pathologist, author, journalist ; Gladys Emerson--dietician, educator, servicewoman ; Joseph "Joe" Engle--astronaut, pilot, serviceman ; Ronald "Ron" Evans--astronaut, pilot, serviceman, business executive ; Carol Fabian--oncologist, hematologist, medical researcher, educator ; David Fairchild--botanist, author ; Earnest "Earnie" and Viola "Vi" Fick--amateur paleontologist, farmer-stockman; amateur paleontologist, farmer-stockman, artist ; Michael Finnegan--forensic anthropologist, educator ; Henry Fitch--herpetologist, educator, author ; Daniel "Danny" Forbes--pilot, serviceman, photographer ; Philip Fox--astronomer, educator, serviceman, author ; Neil "Doc" Frank--meteorologist, serviceman, director of the National Hurricane Center ; John Fremont--explorer, serviceman, politician ; Victor Frost--telecommunications expert, electrical engineer, educator, author ; Karl and Ruth Garver--pilot, rancher; aerial acrobat ; John Gholson--meteorologist, pilot, serviceman ; Nathaniel Goss--ornithologist, author, businessman, postal worker, serviceman, federal worker, railroad executive ; Jared Grantham--physician, medical researcher, author ; Tyler "Nick" Hauge--astronaunt, aeronautical engineer, serviceman ; Raymond Hall--zoologist, educator, author ; Creighton Hardin--physician, author ; Rolla Harger--biochemist, toxicologist, educator, inventor ; Ed and Cindy Harold--landmark caretaker, farmer-stockman, educator; landmark caretaker, farmer-stockman, educator ; Charles "Charley" Hatfield--"pluviculturist:" ; Emil Haury--archaeologist, educator, author ; Steven "Steve" Hawley--astronaut, astronomer, educator ; Charles "Sam" Gemar--astronaunt, pilot, serviceman, business executive ; Erasmus Haworth--state geologist, director of Kansas Department of Mines, educator, author ; Willard Hershey--scientist, educator, author ; Elmer Heyne--agronomist, educator, author, journalist ; Takeru Higuchi-chemist, educator, author ; Ebbe Hoff-physician, scientist, educator, serviceman, author ; Raleigh "Rolley" Inman--pilot ; James Jabara--pilot, serviceman ; Wesley "Wes" Jackson--plant geneticist, agriculturist, educator, farmer, author ; Eddy "Ed" Jerman--radiologist, author ; Norge Jerome--nutritional anthropologist, educator, philanthropist ; Martin and Osa Johnson--explorer, photographer, filmmaker, pilot, author; explorer, photographer, pilot, author ; Alvin "Tex" Johnston--pilot, author ; Schuyler Jones--anthropologist, educator, author, journalist, photographer, museum curator, law officer ; Robert "Bob" Kanaga--pilot, serviceman ; Julia Kelley-pioneer ; Harold "Hal" Krier--pilot, aircraft builder, Clay Lacy--pilot serviceman, photographer, airline executive ; Charles "Chip" Lagerbom--explorer, educator, author ; Robert "Rob" Young--electrical engineer ; Meriwether Lewis and William Clark--explorer, serviceman, territorial governor; explorer, surveyor, cartographer, serviceman, territorial governor, Indian agent ; James and Lucinda Mahaffie--farmer, hotelier, county official, businessman; farmer, hotelier ; Larry Martin--paleobiologist, educator, author, museum curator ; Brian McClendon--computer programmer, philanthropist ; Ada McColl-photographer, farmer ; Ella Sly--farmer, housekeeper ; Burton McCollum--electrical engineer, geophysicist, inventor, author ; Elmer McCollum--biochemist, nutritionalist, educator, author ; Fred, Edwin, and Tom McConnell--pilot, serviceman; pilot, serviceman, industrial engineer; pilot, serviceman ; Molly McMillin--pilot, journalist ; Charles Michener--entomologist, educator, scientific statesman, journalist, author ; Enos Mills--naturalist, environmentalist, author, photographer ; Jacob "Jake" Mohler--agronomist, Kansas secretary of agriculture, farmer, author ; Louis "Lou" Montulli--computer programmer, business executive ; Raymond Moore--genologist, paleontologist, educator, author, serviceman ; Benjamin Mudge--geologist, paleontologist, lawyer, chemist, abolitionist, temperance supporter, city politician, educator, author ; Samuel Williston--paleontologist, entomologist, physician, educator, author ; Kary Mullis--chemist, physician, medical researcher, author ; Opendra "Bill" Narayan--veterinarian, virologist, medical researcher, educator, author ; Harvey Nininger--meteoriticist, biologist, entomologist, educator, author ; Lincoln La Paz--meteoriticist, mathematician, astronomer, educator, serviceman ; Juan de Onate--explorer, provincial governor ; Zebulon Pike--explorer, serviceman ; Mary Jane Pixley--pioneer, homemaker ; Wallace Pratt--petroleum geologist, business executive, author ; Norman Ramsey--physicist, educator, author, scientific statesman ; Eguene Rasmusson--meteorologist, climatologist, educator, serviceman ; James "Jim" Reed--professional storm chaser, photographer, author ; John Riggs--botanist, educator ; James "Jim" Robl--geneticist, educator ; Sherwood "Sherry" Rowland--chemist, educator ; Curtis Runnels--archaeologist, anthropologist, educator, author ; Thomas Say--explorer, naturalist, educator, serviceman ; David Schilling--pilot, serviceman ; Worth Seagondollar--physicist, educator ; Francis "Franc" Shor--explorer, photographer, journalist, government official ; John Slaughter--mechanical engineer, educator, university administrator ; Joseph "Joe" Slowinski--herpetologist, explorer, educator, journalist ; Jedediah Smith--explorer, mountian man, cartographer ; Merle "Mudhole" Smith--pilot, airline executive ; Michael "Mike" Smith--meteorologist, business executive, professional storm chaser, author ; Snowden "Frosty" Flora--meteorologist, climatologist, author, educator ; Brittain "Brit" Spaugh--zoo director, serviceman ; William "Will" Steel--conservationist, journalist, postal worker, park ranger ; Charles and George F. Sternberg--paleontologist, author; paleontologist, museum curator ; Elmer Riggs--paleontologist, museum curator, author ; Theophilus Turner--physician, serviceman, amateur geologist and paleontologist ; Gorge M. Sternberg--physician, bacteriologist, medical researcher, author, amateur paleontologist ; Donald "Don" Stimpson--biophysicist, meteoriticist ; Matthew "Matt" Stinemetze--aircraft engineer ; Earl Sutherland--pharmacologist, physiologist, physician, educator ; Walter Sutton--geneticist, oilman, physician ; Max Thompson--ornithologist biologist, educator, author ; Kenn Kaufman--ornithologist, naturalist, author ; Clyde Tombaugh--astronomer, educator ; Glen Fountain--space scientist, project manager ; Philine Wangemann--biologist, educator, author ; Joy Ward--botanist, educator, author ; Waldo Wedel--archaeologist, author ; Alfred "Al" Wetherill--amateur archaeologist, rancher, industrial worker, businessman, postal worker, farmer ; Anna Whitfield--plant pathologist, educator ; Jessie Woods--pilot, aerial acrobat ; Paul Wooley--microbiologist, orthopedic surgeon, immunologist, biomedical engineer, educator, author ; York--explorer, slave
Summary "...This volume, one of a series, is meant to acquaint Kansans -- and perhaps non-Kansans and would-be Kansans -- with 161 personalities (past and present) having connections to the Sunflower State..."--preface.
Awards Kansas Notable Book, 2015.
Subject Kansas -- Biography.
Kansas. (OCoLC)fst01204323
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Added Author Rombeck, Terry, author.
Tanner, Beccy, author.
Buntin, Phillip R., illustator.
Hacker, Craig, photographer.
Added Title Nine hundred ninety nine Kansas characters
Ad astra : 161 adventurers, astronauts, discoverers, explorers, pilots, pioneers, scientists
Spine Title 999 Kansas characters : Ad Astra
ISBN 9781882404162

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