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Otho Lewis papers

Call Number: RH MS 1103


The Papers of Otho Lewis are those of a Kansas native who was an active church member and writer.


  • 1968 - 1978


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 Otho Lewis

Otho D. Lewis was born on April 7, 1910 in Eudora, Kansas to William and Lula (Gatewood) Lewis. He served in the Army during World War II and worked at both Hercules and at the University of Kansas. On July 11, 1965, Lewis married Mildred Taylor. Mildred Lewis died Aug 14, 1995 and Otho Lewis died Dec 23, 2003.


.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Scope and Contents

The Papers of Otho Lewis date from 1968 to 1978. They consist of clippings, correspondence, and writings. Folder arrangement is alphabetical.

Physical Location

RH MS 1103

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Otho Lewis, 1988

Guide to the Otho Lewis Collection
Otho Lewis papers
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2008; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2008; revised by mbw, 2010.
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Support for the processing of this Collecting was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Otho Lewis Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1103, 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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