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Personal papers of Richard B. Sheridan

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 41


Sheridan taught Economics at the University of Kansas from 1947-1948 and again from 1952-1988. This collection consists of a 1974 manuscript, Sugar and Slavery: An Economic History of the British West Indies, 1623-1775.


  • 1974


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These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.

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Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Richard B. Sheridan (1918-2002)

Sheridan received his B.S. from the Kansas State Teachers College in 1940, his M.S. from KU in 1947, and his Ph.D. from London 1951. He joined the faculty of the Department of Economics at KU in 1947, reaching full Professor status in 1963. He retired in 1988.


.5 Linear Feet (1 document case)

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Physical Location

PP 41

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Related Materials

Richard B. Sheridan papers, RH MS 1468, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

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

Guide to the Richard B. Sheridan Collection
Personal papers of Richard B. Sheridan
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2018, 2021.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Personal papers of Richard B. Sheridan, University Archives, PP 41, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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