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Maryland Parker papers

Call Number: RH MS 1100


The Maryland Parker papers are those of a longtime Salina, Kansas resident who was an active writer and community participant.


  • Creation: 1969 - 1988


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 Maryland Parker

Maryland "Mike" Parker, a longtime resident of Salina, Kansas, was an active member of that community, often contributing articles on African American history to the local Salina Journal. She was a member of St. John Baptist Church and the NAACP. Parker was the wife of John H. Parker; the couple had six children: John Jr, Joyce, Norma Jean, Judy Jo, Janice Kay, and Cheriee.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box, + 5 folders, 1 oversize folder)

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Scope and Contents

The Papers of Maryland Parker date from 1969 to 1988 and are arranged in a single series; they include clippings, other writings by Parker, programs, and church information. Folder arrangement is alphabetical by topic. Photographs from the Collection are located at RH MS-P 1100. Oversize materials are located at RH MS R240.

Physical Location

RH MS 1100

Physical Location

RH MS-P 1100

Physical Location

RH MS R240

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Maryland "Mike" Parker, 1988

Guide to the Maryland Parker Collection
Maryland Parker papers
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2008; revised by, cl 2010; revised by skt, 2010 ; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2008; revised by skt, 2010
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Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Maryland Parker Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1100, 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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