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Personal papers of Thomas Weiss

Call Number: PP 465


Thomas Weiss is an emeritus professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Kansas. His research primarily deals with 19th century American labor and economic history. This collection contains research materials and some course materials.


  • Creation: 1967 - 2000


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 Thomas Weiss

Thomas Weiss earned a BS from Holy Cross College in 1964 and a PhD from the University of North Carolina in 1967. He began teaching at the University of Kansas in 1967. He was the director of the Economics Graduate Program and Associate Chair from 1974-1980 and 1987-1988. He was the chair of the Economics department from 1980-1985. He was the recipient of numerous research grants and edited/authored/co-authored three books and a large number of articles. His research primarily deals with 19th century American labor and economic history.


16.5 Linear Feet (18 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 465

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Thomas Weiss.

Guide to the Thomas Weiss Collection
Personal papers of Thomas Weiss
Finding aid prepared by db, 2008, revised jw, 2009. Finding aid encoded by db, 2008.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of Thomas Weiss, University Archives, PP 465, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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