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Personal papers of William Cape

Call Number: PP 127


Cape taught Political Science at the University of Kansas from 1949-1952, 1957-1958, and 1961-1973. This collection contains correspondence, subject files, and articles.


  • Creation: 1949 - 1973


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No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of William Cape

Cape received his A.B. in 1947 and his M.A. in 1948, both from Fort Hays State. In 1952 he received his Ph.D. from KU. In 1949 he joined the faculty of KU in the Political Science Department and worked at the University from 1949-1952, 1957-1958, and 1961-1973. He died in 1973.


8 Linear Feet (3 boxes + 1 oversize, 11 card boxes)

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Physical Location

PP 127

Related Materials

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Guide to the William Cape Collection
Personal papers of William Cape
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005; mlh, 2011; Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005; mlh, 2011
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Preferred citation
Personal papers of William Cape, PP 127, 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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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States