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University of Kansas Museum of Natural History records

 Record Group
Call Number: RG 33

Overview

The Museum of Natural History at the University of Kansas began as the cabinet of natural history and now includes some 8 million specimens and 1.2 million archaeological artifacts. The records of the Museum are comprised of scrapbooks, artificial records, news releases, news clips, correspondence, budget records, personnel records, and publications.

Dates

  • 1878

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Some series in this record group will require permission from the office of origin before use. Personnel and student records are closed in accordance with applicable law. All requests are subject to review by the Archives staff to determine accessibility.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

159.5 Linear Feet (189 boxes + 44 volumes, 3 microfilm boxes, 8 large computer tape reels)

Series List

This record is arranged in the following sub-groups:

33/0
General
33/1
Subject Correspondence. Includes Humphrey correspondence
33/2
Chronological Correspondence
33/3
Grants, Research, Proposals and Rejected Proposals
33/4
Accounting
33/5
Visitor's Registers
33/6
Personnel
33/7
Public Education and Workshops
33/8
Budget
33/9
Publications Office
33/10
Collecting Permits
33/11
Accession Records
33/12
Endowment Funds
33/13
Construction documents, repair and improvement files, equipment
33/18
Museum of Anthropology

Physical Location

RG 33

Accruals

University Archives continues to add material to this collection on a regular basis. This description was current as of April 28, 2011.

Related Materials

Serials for this department may be found at the same record group (RG) number.

Title
Guide to the Records of the University of Kansas
Subtitle
University of Kansas Museum of Natural History records
Author
Finding aid prepared by jtf, 2006. Finding aid encoded by jtf, 2006. Finding aid revised by lmb, 2011; mwh, 2019.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/8327645105
Preferred citation
University of Kansas Natural History Museum records, University Archives, RG 33, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334