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Spencer Chemical Company


Found in 4 Records:

C. Y. Thomas collection

Call Number: RH MS 539
Overview Christopher Yancy (C.Y.) Thomas was an industrialist who worked very closely with Kenneth and Helen Spencer. He also served one term in the Kansas State Senate from 1969-1972. This collection includes speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, diaries, scrapbooks, awards, and articles relating to Thomas' time with the Spencer Chemical Company and the Kansas State Senate, as well as materials related to family history and other charities and interests throughout...
Dates: 1887-1981 (bulk 1940s-1970s)

Helen Foresman Spencer papers

Call Number: RH MS 542
Overview Helen Foresman Spencer was the wife of Kansas City industrialist Kenneth Aldred Spencer. Following her husband's death in 1960, Mrs. Spencer became president and director of the charitable foundation which they established in 1949. Under her direction until its dissolution in 1979, the Kenneth A. and Helen F. Spencer Foundation significantly expanded and enriched the cultural, scientific, and educational institutions of the Kansas City and Midwest region. The Helen Foresman Spencer papers...
Dates: 1904 - 1982

Papers of Kenneth Aldred Spencer

Call Number: RH MS VLT 157

The papers of Kenneth A. Spencer, Kansas City-based business executive and industrialist, date from 1918 to 1960 and reflect Spencer's professional activities, as well as some aspects of his personal life and hobbies.

Dates: 1918 - 1960

Spencer Chemical Company photographs

Call Number: RH PH 570

This collection contains 8x10" black and white photographs of the Spencer Chemical Company chemical plant, railcars, and workers. There is also an obituary for James McCrea Jordan, a former marketing manager for the company.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940s-1950s; 2012

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Businessmen -- Correspondence 1
Chemical industry 1
Chemical industry -- Military aspects 1
Coal mines and mining -- Kansas 1
Endowments -- United States 1