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Helen Holmes Papers

Call Number: RH MS 1136


The Helen (Lambert) Holmes Papers are those of a long time Wichita, Kansas resident. They focus on her father, Detective William "Bill" Lambert, and uncle Jim Gordon a member of the quartet The Four Tunes.


  • Creation: 1980


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Helen (Lambert) Holmes

Helen (Lambert) Holmes was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William "Bill" Lambert. Bill Lambert (1897-1961) worked as a Wichita, Kansas policeman and detective from 1942 to 1960. The Lamberts had a son and a daughter, Helen.


1 linear foot (1 box + 1 folder)

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Scope and Contents

The Helen (Lambert) Holmes Papers date from 1980 and consist of a photocopy of a magazine and a record. The Collection's one photograph is located at RH MS-P 1136.

Physical Location

RH MS 1136

Physical Location

RH MS-P 1136

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Helen Holmes, 1988

Guide to the Helen Holmes Collection
Helen Holmes Papers
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Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Helen (Lambert) Holmes Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 1136, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

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