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Kansas Geological Survey records

Call Number: RH MS 930


The Kansas Geological Survey is operated by the University of Kansas. This collection of its records include Kansas Water Board meeting documents, agendas, Kansas Energy Office records, Water Management records, and photographs. While the photographs date from much of the 20th century, the textual materials date only from the 1970s.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1980


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

History of the Kansas Geological Survey

The Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) was established in 1907 by state statute. Its main headquarters is at the University of Kansas in Lawrence; a satellite Well Sample Library is officed in Wichita. The KGS researches energy, water, and environmental matters throughout Kansas, also addressing natural resource challenges facing the state and generating new information about the state's geology.


7 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 930

Physical Location

RH PH 14

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer, University Archives, 1978, 1984.

Guide to the Kansas Geological Survey Collection
Kansas Geological Survey records
Finding aid prepared by st, 2007; revised by mhr, mwh, 2016; mwh, 2017.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Kansas Geological Survey Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 930, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States