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Personal papers of Austin Ledwith

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 252


Ledwith received his M.B. in 1935 from the New England Conservatory and his M.A. from Harvard University in 1942. He joined the University of Kansas faculty in 1954, teaching music theory in the School of Fine Arts until 1975. He died in 1975. This collection consists of a manuscript, "Music a la Carte."


  • Creation: 1954 - 1975


Conditions Governing Access

These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.

All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.

Conditions Governing Use

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


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 252

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Beatrice Ledwith, 1981.

Related Materials

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Guide to the Austin Ledwith Collection
Personal papers of Austin Ledwith
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of Austin Ledwith, University Archives, PP 252, 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