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Clyde Wilson for Congress records

Call Number: RH MS 1220


The Clyde Wilson collection consists of papers and other campaign materials collected during his 1970 campaign for Missouri’s 8th District.


  • Creation: 1970


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 Clyde Wilson

Clyde Wilson was born May 6, 1926 (d. March 30, 2010) in Proctor, Texas. He attended public schools there and left for the U.S. Navy for World War II service when he was 17. After his term in the service Clyde went on to graduate with a bachelors in mathematics from Texas A&M in 1949 and a Master's degree in anthropology from the University of Texas. Wilson would later finish his formal education at the University of California at Los Angeles, where he earned a PhD. degree in 1961 and left for a teaching position at the University of Missouri, Columbia where he would remain for the rest of his life with his wife Betty and five children.


.25 Linear Feet (1 box + 1 oversize folder)

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Physical Location

RH MS 1220

Physical Location

RH MS R292

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown, 1981 May 4

Guide to the Clyde Wilson Collection
Clyde Wilson for Congress records
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Clyde Wilson Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1220, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States