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Personal papers of Robert J. Friauf

Call Number: PP 387


Friauf taught Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kansas from 1953-1994. This collection contains information about University Governance and Committees, as well as information about the Department of Physics and Astronomy.


  • Creation: 1953 - 1994


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 Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Robert J. Friauf

Robert J. Friauf received his B.S. from Duke University in 1947 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in 1951 and 1953, respectively, both from the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty of the University of Kansas in 1953 in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, reaching full Professor status in 1964. He retired in 1994.


22 Linear Feet (22 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 387

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Robert J. Friauf, 1996.

Related Materials

Material about the Chemical Physics Trilevel Computer Network can also be found in the personal papers of Paul W. Gilles at PP 360, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Guide to the Robert J. Friauf Collection
Personal papers of Robert J. Friauf
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2020.
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Personal papers of Robert J. Friauf, University Archives, PP 387, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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