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Bayliss Corbett papers

Call Number: RH WL MS 27


These papers of writer and publisher Bayliss "Jim" Corbett include letters written and received by him from 1974 to 1988, including several of Corbett's form letters and writings in support of conservatism and anti-Communism in American life and politics.


  • 1973 - 1988


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Biography of Bayliss Corbett

Bayliss "Jim" Corbett, born April 22, 1919, was a journalist, publisher, and proponent of conservatism in the media. He published Censored, a directory of hard-to-locate sources of information on current affairs, which began publication in 1977 and was later issued as Spectrum: a guide to the independent press and information organizations. Corbett died at Winter Haven, Florida on March 4, 1989.


.25 Linear Feet (1 box (6 folders))

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection is comprised of materials received by gift from Laird Wilcox as well as materials separated from Wilcox Collection ephemera, Kansas Collection, Spencer Research Library.

Related Materials

Corbett, Bayliss, Ephemeral materials, 1973- , RH WL Eph 2404, Wilcox Collection, Kansas Collection, Spencer Research Library.

Corbett, Bayliss, Ephemeral materials, 1977- , RH WL Eph 1746, Wilcox Collection, Kansas Collection, Spencer Research Library.

Guide to the Bayliss Corbett Collection
Bayliss Corbett papers
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Corbett, Bayliss, Papers, Wilcox Collection, Kansas Collection, RH WL MS 27, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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

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