Fred and Dorothy Rumsey papers
Fred and Dorothy Rumsey were Lawrence, Kansas residents and co-owners of Rumsey Funeral Home in Lawrence. This collection consists largely of family photos dating, roughly, from the late 19th century to 2001. It also includes family letters, financial and real estate records, and personal correspondence and official documents produced during Fred Rumsey's service in the Navy, 1944-1946.
- 1890 - 2001
- Rumsey, Dorothy (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
2 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 1 oversize folder, 2 oversize boxes)
Language of Materials
RH MS 636
RH MS Q128
RH MS R130
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Estate of Dorothy Rumsey, 2004.
- Guide to the Fred and Dorothy Rumsey Collection
- Fred and Dorothy Rumsey papers
- Finding aid prepared by aw, 2006; revised by cl, 2010. Finding aid encoded by aw, 2006. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Fred and Dorothy Rumsey Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 636, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States