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Frances Tomlin papers

Call Number: RH MS 1032


The Papers of Frances Tomlin are those of a native Kansan who was highly active in Hutchinson.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1989


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 Frances Tomlin

Frances Tomlin worked for the Reno County microfilm department in Hutchinson, Kansas. She was also highly active in community organizations, such as the local NAACP branch and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Frances Tomlin and George Robinson had two sons, Warren and George. Warren was the family's third generation to be a Hutchinson firefighter; grandfather G. W. Robinson was the first African American fireman in Wichita. George worked at the Topeka branch of the Kansas Office of Economic Opportunity.


.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

The Papers of France Tomlin date from 1941 to 1989 and are arranged in a single series. The Papers include such items as clippings, letters, programs, and newletters. The majority of the items are photocopies. Folder arrangement is alphabetical by subject.

Photographs from the Collection are located at RH MS-P 1032. Copy negatives are available for two of the images.

Physical Location

RH MS 1032

Physical Location

RH MS-P 1032

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Frances Tomlin, 1989

Guide to the Frances Tomlin Collection
Frances Tomlin papers
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2007; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2007; revised by mbw, 2009; revised by skt, 2009
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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
Frances Tomlin Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1032, 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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