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Personal Papers of William Balfour

Call Number: PP 312


Balfour taught in the Department of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology and served in numerous administrative positions at the University of Kansas from 1959-1985. This collection contains biographical information, reports, activites, class and student records, and articles.


  • Creation: 1959 - 1985


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Biography of William Balfour

Balfour recieved his M.D. from Minnesota in 1940 and his M.S. from the Mayo Clinic in 1948. He joined the faculty of KU in 1959, teaching in the Department of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, reaching full Professor status in 1966. He also served as the Dean of Student Affairs in 1968, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs in 1971, and an Ombudman in 1978. He retired in 1985.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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PP 312

Related Materials

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Guide to the William M. Balfour Collection
Personal Papers of William Balfour
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William M. Balfour Collection, University Archives, PP 312, 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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