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Department of History


You can donate directly to the History Department online. To make a contribution, please click the DONATE HERE link below and follow the prompts to fill in details about your gift and your contact information at the KSU Foundation's secure site. You can designate either "Friends of History" (our general use fund) as the source, or select another option in the dropdown menu.


You may also send a check with the name in the memo line directly to:

KSU Foundation
1800 Kimball Avenue St. 200
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66502
Make the checks payable to: KSU Foundation

Thank you for considering a gift to the History Department.

Departmental Funds

Friends of History

Supports instructional equipment, outside speakers, faculty, student research, and departmental events and activities that enhance the educational "quality of life" for history students.

(Default donation fund)

Friends of the Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Established to honor the late Professor Homer Socolofsky, the department's long-time historian of Kansas and the West. The fund provides for departmental activities pertinent to western history.