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Personal papers of Arthur B. Leonard

Call Number: PP 177


Leonard taught zoology at the University of Kansas from 1931-1972. This collection contains notes on species, other collections, and other scientists' work.


  • Creation: 1930 - 1948


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

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Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Arthur B. Leonard (1902-1987)

Leonard received his A.B. from Central State Teachers' College in 1931, his A.M. in 1933 and his Ph.D. in 1937, both from the University of Kansas. He joined the faculty of KU in 1931, reaching full Professor status in 1949. He retired in 1972 and died in 1987.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 177

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Related Materials

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

Guide to the Arthur B. Leonard Collection
Personal papers of Arthur B. Leonard
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 Arthur B. Leonard, University Archives, PP 177, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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