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Personal papers of Richard L. Grider

Call Number: PP 70


Grider taught Mining Engineering in the School of Engineering at the University of Kansas from 1915-1944. This collection consists of two manuscripts, a composition notebook, accounting books, a geology notebook, papers, as well as the lab notes of Lewis B. Smith.


  • Creation: 1915 - 1944


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 Richard L. Grider

Grider received his E.M. from the Colorado School of Mines in 1905. He joined the faculty of the University of Kansas in 1915 and retired in 1944.


1 Linear Feet (1 box + 2 oversize folders)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 70

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Related Materials

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

Guide to the Richard L. Grider Collection
Personal papers of Richard L. Grider
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by skt, 2010; mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of Richard L. Grider, University Archives, PP 70, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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