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This is a diploma given to Flora Richardson for completion of her Bachelor of Arts degree by the University of Kansas. It is the first diploma given to a female student at the Unversity of Kansas. Also, Flora Richardson was the valedictorian of the class of 1873. Although not the first female student at KU, she was, however the first to graduate. She went on to earn her Master's degree, from The University of Kansas in 1875 and later participated in post-graduate study. Ms. Richardson became employed as a secondary school teacher in Kanwaka, a community near Lawrence. She later married Mr. Osgood Colman and had seven children. Flora remained in Lawrence until her death in 1924.

Creator: University of Kansas
Date: June 11, 1873

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Item Number: 307915
Call Number: 2014-246
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 307915

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