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Personal papers of Roy E. Gridley

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 283


Gridely taught English at the University of Kansas from 1964-1997. This collection consists of a manuscript entitled, "The Brownings and France: A Chronicle and Commentary," with the original French quotations. The volume was eventually published in 1982.


  • Creation: [between 1964 and 1982]


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 Roy E. Gridley

Roy E. Gridley received his B.A. from the University of Kansas in 1957, his M.A. from Brown University in 1959, and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1964. He joined the faculty of KU that same year, reaching full Professor status in 1973 while teaching in the English Department. He retired in 1997.


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 283

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 Roy E. Gridley Collection
Personal papers of Roy E. Gridley
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by 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 Roy E. Gridley, University Archives, PP 283, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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