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A Librarian’s Tribute to His Father

                                      William F. Yust (1869-1947), Rollins Librarian In May 1938, The Sandspur announced the publication of the book Fred Yust, Kansas Pioneer, written by the College Librarian, William F. Yust.   William Lyon Phelps, a well-known author and critic from Yale, … Continue reading

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America’s Sweetheart, Rollins’ Friend

Mary Pickford ’52H (1892-1979) Actress Mary Pickford was one of the biggest stars of silent films.  She was also a trailblazer:  the first actress to start her own studio, a co-founder of United Artists studio, and one of the five … Continue reading

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