Skip to main content

Papers of Waldo Walker

Call Number: RH MS 604


This collection includes family papers of Waldo Walker, born in 1918 in Mankato, Kansas. He graduated from Mankato High School, and served in the U.S. Army, 1940-1949. In later life, he was a businessman in Atchison, Kansas. The papers also include personal photographs, some relating to Waldo Walker's service in the Army, as well as scrapbooks and yearbooks. Most papers relate to his service in the army and include manuals, etc. from World War II. Some documents and photos are of his wife, Leta (Lorimor) Walker.


  • Creation: 1908 - 1986


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 604

Physical Location

RH MS Q116

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Susan Walker, 2004

Guide to the Waldo Walker Collection
Papers of Waldo Walker
Finding aid prepared by mds/mab, 2005; revised by, cl 2010; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mds/mab, 2005; revised by skt, 2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Waldo Walker Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 604, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States