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Virginia Ricard papers

Call Number: RH MS 1166


The Virginia Ricard Papers are those of a native Kansan who attended Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas and later became an educator.


  • Creation: 1922-1927, 1951-1992


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No access restrictions.

Biography of Virginia Ricard

As a child, Virginia B. Ricard attended the Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas. She went on to graduate from Marymount College of Kansas and to earn Master's of Education degrees in Guidance/Counseling and Adult Education from Colorado State University; she earned a Ph.D. in Adult Education at The Union Institute at Cincinnati, Ohio. During the 1990s, Ricard worked at the University of Phoenix, Colorado Division.

Ricard was active in various organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, and the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. She was also very active in Girl Scouts, serving on the National Board of Directors, the National Communications Committee, as Region V chairman, and on the Executive Committee.

Virginia and husband Wilbert had one daughter.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box + 2 folders)

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Scope and Contents

The Virginia Ricard Papers date from 1922-1927 and 1921-1992. They consist of information from the 1991 Dunbar School reunion, information on Loraine Griffin, clippings, and club information. Folder arrangement is alphabetical. Photographs from the Collection are located RH MS-P 1166.

Physical Location

RH MS 1166

Physical Location

RH MS-P 1166

Guide to the Virginia Ricard Collection
Virginia Ricard papers
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2009; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2009; revised by skt, 2010
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Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Virginia Ricard Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1166, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States