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Miriam Franklin papers

Call Number: RH MS 730


Native Kansan Miriam Franklin (1894-1996) was a teacher, writer, and world traveler. Her publications include the college textbook Rehearsal, published by Prentice-Hall. This collection of her papers includes correspondence and story manuscripts from Franklin's life, including her time teaching in Guam (1957-1959). It also includes photographs, slides, reel-to-reel and cassette tape recordings.


  • 1881 - 1992


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 staff (785-864-4334, 8-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material can not be accommodated.

Conditions Governing Use

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


26.5 Linear Feet (37 boxes + 2 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 730

Physical Location

RH MS Q185

Physical Location

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Guide to the Miriam Franklin Collection
Miriam Franklin papers
Finding aid prepared by skt, 2006; revised by, cl 2010; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006; revised by skt, 2010
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Miriam Franklin Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 730, 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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