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(All Society members get 10% with yearly membership; be sure to mention that you are a member when ordering.  Most orders Are $5.00 shipping & handling.) 

Books: 

Title: The People Came (1997)
Author: Osborne County Genealgoical & Historical Society.
Price: $65.00
Description: Biographical book of county families containing thousands of names. Hardbound, 583 pages.

 

Title: Osborne County Kansas, Volumes 1 & 2 (1870-1930)
Author: Osborne County Genealogical & Historical Society
Price: $65.00
Description: Sequel biographical book to The People Came. Hardbound, 835 pages

 

 

Title: Sod and Stubble: The Unabridge and Annotated Edition (1996)
Author: John Isle with additional material by Von Rothenberger
Price: $20.00
Description: The acclaimed Kansas classic that tells of Henry and Rosa Ise's efforts to raise a family while homesteading on the Great Plains of North America. The setting for the book is in Ross Township of Osborne County. First published in 1936.  Softbound.

 

Title: Sod-House Days: Letters from a Kansas Homesteader 1877-1878 (1983)
Author: Howard Ruede, edited by John Ise
Price: $18.00
Description: The acclaimed Kansas classic that tells of Howard Ruede's efforts to establish a homestead on the Great Plains of North America. The setting for the book is in Kill Creek Township of Osborne County.  First published in 1937.  Softbound.

 

Title: The Price of the Prairie (2010)

Author: Margaret Hill McCarter

Price:$25.00

Description:Reprint of McCarter's 1910 classic Kansas novel about life during and after the Civil War in the Sunflower State.  The first major novel by McCarter (1860-1938), still the bestselling female Kansas author in state history.   Softbound, with new Foreword.  600 pages.  
 

 

Title: Life on Covert Creek (2008)
Author: Mona Winder Kennedy
Price: $18.00
Description: An autobiography detailing a young girl's life on a farm in central Osborne County, Kansas from the 1930s through the 1950s.  Spiralbound, with everyname index.  70 pages. 

 

Title: Grand Centre on Wolf Creek:  The Story of a Frontier Community (2010)

Author: Mona Winder Kennedy

Price: $25.00

Description:  A compilation of Harley P. Tripp's 50 years of newspaper columns detailing the history of the Osborne County ghost town of Grand Centre (1872-1889), which later became the city of Waldo, Kansas.   With photographs and illustrations.  Softbound, with biographies and everyname index.  194 pages. 

 

Title: A History of the 1871 Pennsylvania Colony of Osborne County Kansas (1997)
Author: Von Rothenburger
Price: $18.00
Description: Stories and Family Genealogies of the initial 46 members of the colony that set out from Reading, Pennsylvania, in April 1871 and founded the city of Osborne, Kansas.  Includes reprint of the Minute Book, the actual minutes of the colony's meetings held from April 1871 through April 1872.

 

Title: Nineteenth Century Veterans Buried in Osborne County, Kansas (2006)
Author: Von Rothenberger
Price: $10.00
Description: An A to Z listing by surname of some 1,000 veterans buried in the county who were involved in U.S. military conflicts from the Revolutionary War through 1899.  Gives known data on each and where buried. 

 

Title: Twentieth Century Veterans Buried in Osborne County, Kansas (2006)
Author: Von Rothenberger
Price: $18.00
Description: An A to Z listing by surname of some 1,000 veterans buried in the county who were involved in U.S. military conflicts from the Philippine Insurrection through the Gulf War Conflict.  Gives known data on each and where buried. 

 

Title: Lincoln Park Chautauqua: Everyman's University (2007)
Author: Darrel Miller
Price: $27.00
Description: A history of the Chautauqua park that existed between Cawker City and Downs in North Central Kansas from 1896 through 1970 and one of only two ourdoor Chautauquas in the nation. With illistrations. Softbound, 176 pages. 

 

 

 

Title: A Moritz Family History
Author: Henry & Anna (Hake) Moritz
Price: $25.00
Description: Includes the descendants of Henry C. and Anna M. (Hake) Moritz.  Spiralbound.

 

Title: Programs for All Occasions (2008)
Author: Awyn Ayers
Price $18.00
Description: Awyn shares her nearly 30 years of experience in creating programs for senior centers, churches, and schools in this how-to-book. Stuck for an idea? Can't come up with a theme? This is the book for you? 80 pages. Spiralbound.

 

 

 

Title: Southeast Osborne County, Kansas (2009)
Author: Carolyn Schultz
Price: $20.00
Description: A detail study of the history of three regions in southeast Osborne County: (1) Delhi Township & Delhi Community; (2) Jackson Township & Cheyenne Community; and (3) Valley Township & Vincent Community.  Spiralbound, with maps, photos, and everyname index.  161 pages.

 

 

Title: Leaves of Lineage Quarterly
Author: Osborne County Genealogical & Historical Society
Price: $1.00 per copy
Description: We have a large volume of back issues of the Society's quarterly from the past 30 years. Get yours today!  

 

 

Title: Jewells from My Casket

Author: Anna J. Winslow

Price: $24.00

Description: Hall of Fame Series

 

 

Title: Tales of a Town Named Bull City

Author: Orville Grant Guttery; edited by Von Rothenberger

Price: $25.00.

Description: Hall of Fame Series

 

 

Title: Pictures from Dad's Shoebox

Author: Merlyn Brown with Herk Conn

Price: $10.00

Description:

 

 

Title: Captain Osborn's Legacy

Author: Patsy L. Redden

Price: $30.00

Description:

 

 

Title: Images of America: Osborne County, Kansas

Author: Von Rothenberger

Price: $21.99

Description:

 

 

Title: A Country Boy from Kansas Goes to War

Author: Dr. Wm. Delbert Paschal

Price: $15.00

Description:

 

 

Recipe Books

Title:  McReynolds Family Favorites (2005)

Author: G. W. Cook Shack

Price: $12.00

Description: Classic McReynolds family recipes mixed together with family history.  Spiralbound, 128 pages.

 

Title: Oz-some Cooking & More

Author: Carolyn Schultz

Price: $15.00

Description: Osborne County Genealogical & Historical Society-2011

 

 


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The People Came

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Osborne County Kansas Volumes I & II

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Osborne County Kansas Burials 1866-2000

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Sod & Stubble: The Annotated Edition

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A History of the Pennsylvania Colony of Osborne County, Kansas

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Kansas Classic Series: The Price of the Prairie

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Life on Covert Creek

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Grand Centre on Wolf Creek: The Story of a Frontier Community

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A History of the Pennsylvania Colony of Osborne County, Kansas

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Nineteenth Century Military Veterans Buried in Osborne County, Kansas

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Twentieth Century Veterans Buried in Osborne County, Kansas

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Lincoln Park Chautauqua: Everyman's University

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Mount Ayr: A Kansas Quaker Community

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A Moritz Family History

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Programs for All Occasions

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Southeast Osborne County Kansas

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McReynolds Family Favorites

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oz-some cooking and more

Gifts found in the Society Bookstore:

Society Postcard Series
$1.25 for all four scenes.

 

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General Postcards
Featuring General Kansas Scenes, Patriotic Images or Osborne County Courthouse - 25¢ each. These items are also available through the mail.

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