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About the Chapman Center
The Chapman Center for Rural Studies is an undergraduate research-based center that provides hands-on experience in doing the real work of historians. We are located in 111 Leasure Hall in the heart of the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, Kansas.
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Call us at 785-532-0380.
Search through the Chapman Center's on-going project, the Lost Town Digital Archive: Lost Kansas Communities.
Bidding Farewell to Familiar Faces
"On the Brink of Medical Change..."
Have you subscribed to our YouTube channel? You'll find video trailers for the Going Home exhibit, historical conversations, student projects, and more!
Have you visited our blog,"The Rural Telegraph," featuring original student research or swung by the Chapman Center for Rural Studies on Facebook and Twitter? #MakeHistory and come on by!
Passion for History Evident in Student's Small Pox Research
|Oronoque: Out of the Ashes|
“What comes to mind when you think of northwestern Kansas? Is it the rolling hills, prairie grass, fields of wheat and corn, or flowing streams? This paints a scene of Oronoque, Kansas. Discover more about Samuel Field's project.
|In Loving Memory of Mark A. Chapman (1943-2014)|
We lost a very close member of the K-State family early April 18, 2014. Mark A. Chapman passed away at 71. Read more