On the Hill: Photographic History University of Kansas, 2nd Edition Revised Roy Gridley
On the Hill: A Photographic History of the University of Kansas is the revised 2nd Edition, 1993, with essays by Roy Gridley and an introduction by Raymond Nichols, of the well illustrated hardcover book.
Originally compiled by Virginia Adams, Kate Armitage, Donna Butler, Carol Shankel, and Barbara Watkins.
- About 250 black and white photographs show the history of KU:
- The Early Years
- Coming of Age
- A New Century
- Between the Wars
- War and Transition
- Prosperity, Protest and Renewal
- Expansion and Preservation
"University of Kansas, located at Lawrence, Kansas opens on Wednesday September 12, 1866." From that point on this book tells the story of KU and the Jayhawks with a thoughtful selection of and words.
This vintage book is in near mint condition - both the dust jacket, photos and text show almost no signs of wear or handling. As a coffee table book, it is especially relevant for KU alums, professors, students and everyone who loves the state of Kansas, academic history and vintage photographs.
It measures 8 1/2 inches by 11 1/4 inches by 3/4 inch and has 247 pages.