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Personal papers of Paul S. Lim

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 203


Lim has taught English at the University of Kansas since 1978. This collection consists of several issues of Solidarity magazine, and three plays, Sammy's Swingles, Homerica: A Trilogy on Sexual Liberation, and Conpersona: A Recreation in Two Acts.


  • Creation: 1970 - 1979


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.

Biography of Paul S. Lim (1944- )

Paul Stephen Lim, born in the Philippines and emigrating to the United States in the late 1960s, received his B.A. in 1970 and his M.A. in 1974, both from the University of Kansas. He joined the faculty in the Department of English in 1978. Founder and original artistic director of the English Alternative Theatre (EAT), the group showcased student plays. Lim has written several plays, including Conpersonas (1977), Mother Tongue (1993), and Report to the River (2002).


.5 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 203

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 Paul S. Lim Collection
Personal papers of Paul S. Lim
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 Paul S. Lim, University Archives, PP 203, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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