(flourished 1890s, Council Grove)
Kate Aplington was active/lived in Kansas. Kate Aplington is known for artist, educator, collector.
Biography Kate Aplington
An artist and a boarder living in Council Grove, Kansas in 1891, Kate Aplington was instrumental in establishing a traveling library and art collection for the use of clubs to cultivate an appreciation of art in Kansas.
Although she was an artist herself, her efforts in establishing the Kansas State Art Collection is perhaps her greatest contribution..
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory. Detroit: R.L. Polk & Co. (v.1= 1878-9 v.5= 1886 v.9= 1900) (v.2= 1880 v.6= 1888-89 v.10= 1904) (v.3= 1882-83 v.7= 1891 v.11= 1908) (v.4= 1884-85 v.8= 1894 v.12= 1912) 1891; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951)
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.