Lynn Ward

Lynn Ward
  • Processing Archivist


Lynn has many years of experience of working with collections in various museums, archives, and libraries. At Kenneth Spencer Research Library, she works to make the manuscripts accessible, findable, and searchable for researchers. She loves being connected to the learning community at KU and is constantly thinking about how to facilitate the discovery process for researchers.


Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists, 2021
M.A. in Historic Administration and Museum Studies, anthropology emphasis, University of Kansas, 1994
B.A. in Anthropology, University of Kansas, 1989

Selected Presentations

Ward, L. (2018). Making Collections Accessible for Researchers (poster presentation). American Association for State and Local History annual meeting. Kansas City, MO


Temporary exhibit of over 30 historic photographs of both Kansas and Lawrence, Kansas, subjects and people selected from the Leonard Hollmann Photograph Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, 2019.