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Personal papers of Fred E. Samson

Call Number: PP 308


Samson taught physiology at the University of Kansas from 1952-1990. This collection consists of correspondence and class notes.


  • Creation: 1952 - 1990


Conditions Governing Access

These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.

All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Fred E. Samson (1918-2004)

Samson received his B.S. in 1948 and his Ph.S. in 1952, both from the University of Chicago. He joined the University of Kansas faculty in the Department of Physiology in 1952, reaching full Professor status in 1962. In 1965 he was named Chairman of the Department. He retired in 1990.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 308

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Related Materials

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Guide to the Fred E. Samson Collection
Personal papers of Fred E. Samson
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of Fred E. Samson, University Archives, PP 308, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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