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Joanne Hurst Papers

Call Number: RH MS 1188


Joanne Hurst has held civil service, political, and academic positions in Kansas for several decades. This collection includes business correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to her career dating from the 1970s through 2009.


  • Creation: 1970 - 2009


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Joanne Hurst (1938-)

Joanne Hurst began working as an assistant to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas in 1977. She graduated with a B.A. in Speech Communications and Human Relations from the University of Kansas in 1979 and with a Masters in Public Administration in 1988 also from K.U. Throughout the next two decades she held a variety of positions in politics and public service. In 1980 she became an aide to Governor John Carlin. She later accepted the position of Executive Director of the State of Kansas Commission on Civil Rights. From 1991-1995 she worked as the Secretary of the Kansas Agency on Aging.


.5 Linear Feet (1 box + 2 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 1188

Physical Location

RH MS Q316

Physical Location

RH MS R280

Guide to the Joanne Hurst Collection
Joanne Hurst Papers
Finding aid prepared by tw, 2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Joanne Hurst Collection, RH MS 1188, 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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