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Personal papers of Robert Berkeley Green

Call Number: PP 451


Robert Green was a professor of painting and drawing at the University of Kansas (KU), retiring as professor emeritus in 1979. In 1965, Green married Miriam L. Berg, known professionally as Miriam Stewart-Green, who was a professor of voice at KU. This collection primarily contains examples of Green's work, including drawings, sketches, portfolios, and slides, as well as some correspondence, personal files, and materials related to teaching.


  • Creation: 1959 - 2006


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.


9 Linear Feet (9 boxes + 2 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 451

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Missy Hamilton, 2007; gift, 2018.

Related Materials

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

Separated Materials

Mortar and pestle used by Green for mixing paint is located in the University Archives. Contact staff for assistance in requesting these objects at or (785) 864-4334.

Guide to the Robert Berkeley Green Collection
Personal papers of Robert Berkeley Green
Finding aid prepared by rh, 2007. Finding aid encoded by rh, 2007. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2020.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of Robert Berkeley Green, PP 451, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States