Personal papers of Eugene A. Stephenson
This collection includes business documents and correspondence between Eugene A. and his wife C. Florence Stephenson with Paul and Lois Howard regarding financial and personal matters.
- 1935 - 1941
- Stephenson, Eugene Austin, 1884-1965 (Person)
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 Eugene Stephenson
Dr. Eugene A. Stephenson served as a faculty member for the Department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Kansas. He was married to C. Florence Stephenson, and they had one son, Robert and one daughter, Maya. Stephenson was an active member of the Rotary Club, which he joined in 1932, and was the speaker for the 41st anniversary celebration in Lawrence in 1955. In 1959, he was awarded the John Franklin Carll Award from the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Eugene and Florence were very involved in attending musical productions, and their fund continues to support chamber music at the Lied Center at the University of Kansas.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Scope and Contents
The personal papers of Eugene A. Stephenson are mainly comprised of the correspondence and business relationship between the Stephensons and Paul and Lois Howard. The records indicate the Stephensons loaned the Howards money to pay off their mortgage and again for personal matters. The families remained in contact and wrote extensively to each other regarding finances as well as other subjects such as job status, family, and daily life. The collection includes the exchange of handwritten and typed letters, newspaper articles, and photos of the Stephenson house in Lawrence, Kansas.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Keli Rylance, Tulane University
- Guide to the Eugene A. Stephenson Collection
- Personal papers of Eugene A. Stephenson
- Finding aid prepared by cmh, 2011; Finding aid encoded by cmh, 2011
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- Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English</language>
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- Preferred citation
Eugene A. Stephenson Collection, University Archives, PP 502, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States