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WPA historic records survey, Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 939

Overview

A collection of survey forms completed in fulfillment of the Survey of State and Local Historic Records, Kansas Historical Records Survey administered by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The survey focused on finding and providing brief descriptions of historically significant records from each county within Kansas. All materials in this collection are pertinent to Douglas County only and are photocopies of originals held at the Kansas State Historical Society.

Dates

  • 1936

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 linear foot (1 box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Copied from originals held at Kansas State Historical Society, 1981.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original records available as part of the Records of the U.S. Works Project Administration, State Archives, Kansas Historical Society.

Processing Information

Previously shelved at RH MS 330.

Title
Guide to the WPA Historic Records Survey, Douglas County Collection
Subtitle
WPA historic records survey, Douglas County records
Author
Finding aid prepared by smf, 2007. Finding aid encoded by smf, 2007. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2020.
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/6552901061
Preferred citation
WPA Historic Records Survey, Douglas County Collection, RH MS 939, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
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