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Hendrix family papers

Call Number: RH MS 505


The Hendrix family papers are those of a long time Coffeyville, Kansas couple who were active in the community, especially Sardis Baptist Church.


  • Creation: 1939 - 1987


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 Hendrix Family

Verna Mae Hendrix was born and raised in Arkansas. From the age of 16, she taught in public schools there. In 1974, following her marriage to Will Lee Hendrix, Verna Mae moved to Coffeyville where she continued to teach.

Will Lee Hendrix was born in Coffeyville, Kansas. He graduated from Cleveland High School in 1943. Hendrix became a trustee of the town's Sardis First Baptist Church. The Hendrix's met through the Baptist Missionary conference.


.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

The Hendrix family papers date from 1939 to 1987 and are arranged in a single series. Papers include photocopies of school programs, church publications and handwritten notes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Verna Mae Hendrix, 1987.

Guide to the Hendrix Family Collection
Hendrix family papers
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Preferred citation
Hendrix Family Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 505, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

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