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Jones family papers

Call Number: RH MS 658


This collection consists of the correspondence of Louise (Doherty) Jones and Dorothy Jones (also known as Dorothy Llewellyn between the years of 1929 and 1932), the mother and sister of Herbert Jones, respectively, and their friends and family. Many of the letters were written to Louise and Dorothy by Herbert during his service overseas during World War II. Also included in the collection are the Jones family tree and business letters relating to the Nebraska Wyoming Investment Company.


  • Creation: 1912 - 1985


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Jones family members have requested copies of any publications making use of their family papers. Contact staff at or (785) 864-4334 for assistance if wishing to contact the family.

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


8 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 658

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Herbert Jones and Sara Gutierres, 1990, 2002


Guide to the Herbert R. Jones Collection
Jones family papers
Finding aid prepared by aw, 2006. Finding aid encoded by aw, 2006. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
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Preferred citation
Herbert R. Jones collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 658, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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