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Craig Crosswhite papers

Call Number: RH MS 1447


This collection consists of research papers written by Craig Crosswhite regarding various topics in Kansas history. The papers were written for coursework Crosswhite was taking as a graduate student at the University of Kansas, commissioned work on behalf of others, and for other projects Crosswhite was developing. Papers include an account of Oscar Wilde's trip to Lawrence, KS on April 21, 1882, and correspondence and copies of newspaper articles related to the report. Also includes correspondence and research about a gold-plated and engraved Winchester rifle, and historical research and commentary about Kansas and Douglas County history.


  • Creation: 1976 - 1982


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All literary rights to unpublished manuscripts retained by donor.

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


.75 Linear Feet (2 document cases)

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Physical Location

RH MS 1447

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts, Craig S. Crosswhite, 1977, 1978; W. Stitt Robinson, 2003.

Processing Information

Papers formerly located at RH MS P356, RH MS P318, and RH MS P338; photographs formerly located at RH MS-P P318.

Guide to the Craig S. Crosswhite Collection
Craig Crosswhite papers
Finding aid prepared by nu, 1977/1978; ecs, 1981; sfw, 1983. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2005; revised by mwh, 2017, 2018, 2020.
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Preferred citation
Craig Crosswhite papers, RH MS 1447, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States