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Larry Lester Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P887


This collection contains a 12 page manuscript of "Above the White Foul Lines" (An Editorial Comment about the Negro Baseball Leagues) by Larry Lester.


  • 1987


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No Access Restrictions

Biography of Larry Lester

Larry Lester is one of the founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri where he served as the Research Director and Treasurer in the 1990s. He is currently co-chairman of the Negro Leagues Committee for the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). Sabr published his first book The Negro Leauges Book in 1994.


1 folder (12 pages)

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Physical Location

RH MS P887

Related Materials

The Spencer Research Library and the Watson Library at the University of Kansas hold several books by Larry Lester.

Larry Lester, Black Baseball in Detroit, RH C11280

Larry Lester, Black Baseball in Kansas City, RH C9188

Larry Lester, Black Baseball's National Showcase: The East-West All-star Game, 1933-1953, GV878.2.L47 2001

Larry Lester, Negro Leagues Book, RH D6815 and GV863.A1 N434 1994

Guide to the Larry Lester Collection
Larry Lester Papers
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Larry Lester Collection , Kansas Collection, RH MS P887, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States