Personal Papers of Charles S. Skilton
Skilton was Dean of the School of Fine Arts at the University of Kansas from 1903-1941. This collection consists of musical compositions, correspondence, programs, phonograph records, and scrapbooks containing items of interest.
- Creation: 1894 - 1941
- Skilton, Charles Sanford, 1868-1941 (Person)
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No access restrictions
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Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Charles S. Skilton
Skilton received his A.B. from Yale in 1889. He joined the faculty of KU as the Dean of the School of Fine Arts and as a Professor of History of Fine Arts in 1903. He also taught Organ and Theory of Music. He died in 1941.
4 Linear Feet (5 boxes + 4 oversize boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, Bonhams & Butterfields, 2005
- Guide to the Charles S. Skilton Collection
- Personal Papers of Charles S. Skilton
- Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005; mt, 2008; revised by cl, 2010. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2017.
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- Preferred citation
Charles S. Skilton Collection, University Archives, PP 460, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries