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KU Faculty, 1890. Call Number:RG 41/

KU Faculty, 1890
Call Number: RG 41/

While University Archives is the repository of the University’s official documents, it also includes the papers and correspondence of many KU faculty members. The collections are an important source documenting the scholarly work and other accomplishments of the men and women who have served KU through the years.

Finding aids, briefly describing the contents of the papers, have been created for each faculty member. Photographs of faculty members may also be available. Visit the Luna Insight Collections page to see digitized photographs from our collection. Photographic reproduction is also available. Select oral history interviews from the Endacott Society have also been digitized.  

University Archives staff has developed a set of guidelines (pdf) for those wishing to donate personal papers to the archives. For questions regarding the donation of personal papers, please contact:

Rebecca Schulte
University Archivist

Featured Collections

James Naismith finding aid and online exhibit.

G. Baley Price finding aid and online exhibit



Rebecca Schulte
University Archivist

Molly Herring
Associate Archivist


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