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Thomas Woodson Poor papers

Call Number:  RH MS 1568

Thomas Woodson Poor was an Olympic high jumper who competed at the University of Kansas (KU) from 1921 to 1925. He also served as the President of the Chamber of Commerce for Olathe, Kansas and Seneca, Missouri, and was elected Mayor of Olathe in 1949. His papers comprise newspapers, photographs, certificates, diplomas, artifacts, and correspondence that relates to milestones in Poor's life, including his courtship of Naomi Ruth Sparlin.

Dates: 1904 - July 10, 2021