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Personal papers of Myron A. Waterman

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 145


This collection consists of cartoons drawn by Myron A. Waterman and news clippings about a Waterman drawing of Lincoln. Waterman held a variety of occupations throughout his life, including establishing and editing the Fort Scott Lantern and serving as deputy state bank commissioner for the state of Kansas from 1894-1901. He was a staunch prohibitionist and married the sister of Reverend Charles M. Sheldon.


  • Creation: 1930 - 1939


Conditions Governing Access

These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.

All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 145

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Related Materials

Letters, sketches of Myron A. Waterman, RH MS P256, Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Myron A. Waterman papers, UID 221565, State Archives, Kansas Historical Society.

Guide to the Myron A. Waterman Collection
Personal papers of Myron A. Waterman
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Personal papers of Myron A. Waterman, University Archives, PP 145, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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