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We are excited to welcome you to Spencer Research Library. Please note that our hours have changed and that the Reading Room is open by appointment only. Learn more about what to expect in Spencer and in other KU library locations during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Helpful Resources

Students at Hillcrest Elementary School, Lawrence, Kansas, February 1956.

Lawrence Journal-World Photo Collection. Call Number: RH PH LJW.

We know that conducting research can be really difficult. It often requires finding and compiling sources from multiple libraries, archives, and websites. To help you on your way, we’ve created this list of resources. Please do not hesitate to also seek assistance from our staff at any time!

University of Kansas Libraries resources
University of Kansas resources
Kansas and Missouri resources (within 90 miles of Lawrence)
History Day resources
Selected general resources


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