Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • The Adventures of Lewis Lindsay Dyche and the Advent of Kansas Conservation
  • Lecture
  • 11/4/2012
  • 19:00-21:00
  • Spooner Hall
  • Host: KU Natural History Museum, KU Memorial Unions and KU history, Spencer Museum of Art, Spencer Research Library
Event Description
The event is free and open to the public. Bill Sharp, co-author of The Dashing Kansan, will talk about the life and impact of Lewis Lindsay Dyche from his early days at KU, to the 1893 World’s fair, to his push for conservation laws in Kansas in the early 1900s. The event includes exhibits of artifacts from Dyche’s expeditions and personal possessions; a book signing with Bill Sharp; and an after-talk reception with dessert and coffee.