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Swimming in Potter Lake, 1925. Call Number: RG 0/24/1

Swimming in Potter Lake, 1925
Call Number: RG 0/24/1

The University Archives holds over one million photographic items in many different formats, with prints, negatives, slides and glass plates among them. They document the development of the campus and its buildings, student life, faculty, commencement, and athletic events. All are arranged in a manner that allows quick access based on subject and time period. A small portion of the photographs may be found in the KU Libraries' Luna Insight Collections and our online exhibits. Photographic reproduction is available – please visit the Reproducing Materials page for information.


Rebecca Schulte
University Archivist

Molly Herring
Associate Archivist


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