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Senator Edward F. Reilly papers

Call Number: RH MS 716


Edward F. Reilly, Jr., a native of Leavenworth, Kansas, served 29 years as a legislator for the state of Kansas. He served one year as a member of the House of Representatives and then 28 years in the United States Senate. These papers consist of legislative records, including material House and Senate bill development and records of the Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs regarding correctional facilities, as well as correspondence to and from Reilly.


  • 1965 - 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

Donor retains all literary rights.

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


36.25 Linear Feet (38 boxes + 1 oversize box)

Physical Location

RH MS 716

Physical Location

RH MS Q169

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Edward F. Reilly, Jr. 1987-1998

Processing Information

Portions of this collection previously shelved at RH MS 323 and RH MS 486.
Guide to the Senator Edward F. Reilly Collection
Senator Edward F. Reilly papers
Finding aid prepared by skt. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Senator Edward F. Reilly papers, Kansas Collection, RH MS 716, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Revision Statements

  • 2021-01-12: Added .75 linear feet (2 boxes) from box found in the stacks stating that it was box 2 of 1986 addition to RH MS 323.

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States