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Midwest Research Institute (Kansas City, Mo.)



  • Existence: 20110301

Found in 2 Records:

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

Robert Shortridge papers

Call Number: RH MS 1534

This collection contains miscellaneous academic and professional papers created by Robert Shortridge related to his work with the Ohio State University, Monsanto Chemical Company, Commercial Solvents Corporation, the University of Missouri's Technical Information Center, and the Midwest Research Institute from 1938 to 1983. This collection also includes correspondence associated with Shortridge's private consulting work as a technical information consultant from 1983 to 2005.

Dates: 1937 - 2005