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Personal papers of Walter E. Sandelius

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 339


Sandelius taught in the Department of Political Science at the University of Kansas from 1922-1967. This collection consists of numerous essays he wrote during his tenure.


  • Creation: 1922 - 1967


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 Walter E. Sandelius

Walter E. Sandelius received his B.A. from the University of Idaho in 1919 and studied at the University of Oxford. He joined the faculty of the University of Kansas in the Department of Political Science in 1922, reaching full Professor status in 1935. He also served as the Chairman of the Department from 1945-1946. He retired in 1967 and died in 1985.


.5 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 339

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Joan Davies, 1987.

Related Materials

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

Guide to the Walter E. Sandelius Collection
Personal Papers of Walter E. Sandelius
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 Walter E. Sandelius, University Archives, PP 339, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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