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Papers of George L. Anderson

Call Number: RH MS 1227


Anderson was a professor in the Department of History from 1945-1968 at the University of Kansas. This collection contains research and biblography cards as well as the correspondance of L. Curtis Guise to historical societies and government agencies concerning Kansas surveys and roads of the 1800s. Also in this collection are geologic maps of Kansas and record books from several banks in Kansas, as well as a book of Atchinson newspapers from 1887.


  • 1872 - 1946


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Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of George L. Anderson

Anderson received his B.A. from KU in 1926, his M.A. from KU in 1931 and his Ph.D. from Illinois in 1933. He joined the faculty of KU in 1945 in the Department of History, reaching full Professor status in 1949. He served as Chairman of the department from 1949-1968. He retired in 1968 and died in 1971.


2.5 Linear Feet (4 boxes + 3 oversize boxes, 2 oversize folders)

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RH MS 1227

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RH MS Q334

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RH MS R297-R298

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Processing Information

Entire collection previously shelved at RH MS 231. RH MS 1227 Box 1 and 2 were originally boxed together. RH MS 1227 Box 3 and 4 were originally boxed together.

Guide to the George L. Anderson Collection
Papers of George L. Anderson
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George L. Anderson Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1227, 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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