Personal Papers of Cora Downs
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.
- 1917 - 1963
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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.
.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
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- Guide to the Cornelia (Cora) M. Downs Collection
- Personal Papers of Cora Downs
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Cornelia M. Downs Collection, University Archives, PP 356, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries
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