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Personal Papers of Cora Downs

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 356

Overview

Downs taught Bacteriology at the University of Kansas from 1917-1963. This collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, photographs, Davy family genealogy, and news clippings.

Dates

  • 1917 - 1963

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Cora Downs

Downs received her A.B. in 1915, her A.M. in 1920, and her Ph.D. in 1924, all from KU. She joined the faculty in 1917, teaching Bacteriology. She reached full Professor status in 1935. She retired in 1963 and died in 1987.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

PP 356

Related Materials

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Title
Guide to the Cornelia (Cora) M. Downs Collection
Subtitle
Personal Papers of Cora Downs
Author
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005 Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/9317406191
Preferred citation
Cornelia M. Downs Collection, University Archives, PP 356, 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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