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Personal papers of Jean Gagen

Call Number: PP 204


Gagen taught English at the University of Kansas from 1966-1990. This collection consists of class notes, exams, and a manuscript about the writings of John Milton.


  • Creation: 1966 - 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 Jean Gagen

Gagen received her B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan in 1941 and her M.A. in 1942 and her Ph.D. in 1950, both from Columbia University. She joined the faculty of the University of Kansas in 1966, reaching full professor status in 1967. She retired in 1990.


1 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 204

Physical Location

PP 459

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 Jean Gagen Collection
Personal papers of Jean Gagen
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 Jean Gagen, University Archives, PP 204, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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