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University of Kansas Chancellor's Office records

 Record Group
Call Number: RG 2

Overview

Records from the Office of the Chancellor of the University of Kansas, including correspondence, scrapbooks, budgetary information, speeches, subject and office files, meeting minutes, and other records documenting decisions made and issues arising throughout the history of KU. The records date from when R. W. Oliver oversaw the first three faculty to the current chancellor, Bernadette Gray-Little.

Dates

  • 1865 - 2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records of the current and most recent chancellor require permission from the Office of the Chancellor.

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

Extent

883 Linear Feet (1262 boxes, 50 books, 3 video-cassettes, 5 audio-cassettes)

Arrangement

This record group is mostly organized chronologically by chancellor's dates of service. RG 2/0 is for records generally related to the chancellor's office.

Sub-groups in this record group are as follows:

2/0
General. Includes records of Executive Secretaries Raymond F. Nichols and Richard Von Ende, the Assistant to the Chancellor, Chancellor's Cabinet and Institutional Research, Information Systems and Personnel Services
2/1
R. W. Oliver
2/2
John Fraser
2/3
James Marvin
2/4
Joshua Lippincott
2/5
William C. Spangler
2/6
Francis H. Snow
2/7
William C. Spangler
2/8
Frank Strong
2/9
Ernest Lindley
2/10
Deane W. Malott
2/11
Franklin D. Murphy
2/12
W. Clarke Wescoe
2/13
E. Laurence Chalmers
2/14
Raymond Nichols
2/15
Archie Dykes
2/16
Del Shankel
2/17
Gene Budig
2/18 [all records located at 2/16]
Del Shankel
2/19
Robert Hemenway
2/20
Bernadette Gray-Little

Physical Location

RG 2

Additions

University Archives continues to add material to this collection on a regular basis. The collection description was current as of June 2016.

Related Materials

Photographs 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 Chancellor's Office records
Author
Finding aid prepared by jtf, 2006; revised by lmb, 2010; revised by eear, 2015; mwh, 2018.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4505119488
Preferred citation
University of Kansas Chancellor's Office Records, University Archives, RG 2, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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