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Dean A. McGee papers

Call Number: RH MS 537


Dean A. McGee (1904-1989), a Kansas native and University of Kansas graduate, was a petroleum biologist and leader in the utilities and energy industry. McGee became Executive Vice President of Oklahoma-based Kerr-McGee Corporation, which became one of the largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. This collection of McGee's papers is comprised of subject files, arranged in sections alphabetically, pertinent to Kerr-McGee Corporation and the petroleum and energy industry.


  • 1949 - 1975


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These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area. All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library staff (785-864-4334, 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.

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


254 Linear Feet (254 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 537

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Guide to the Dean A. McGee Collection
Dean A. McGee papers
Finding aid prepared by rlf, 2006; Finding aid encoded by rlf, 2006, 2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Dean A. McGee Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 537, 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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