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Kansas Council on Crime and Delinquency records

Call Number: RH MS 686


This compilation of materials on criminal justice administration and history was put together by William Arnold, sociology professor at the University of Kansas. It includes reports, printed documentation, and notes from the late 1960s through the 1990s. Governmental entities covered include the Kansas Council on Crime and Delinquency, Kansas Dept. of Corrections, Kansas State Penitentiary, Kansas Governor's Committee on Criminal Administration, the Kansas Committee for the Humanities and various legislative committees.


  • Creation: 1969 - 1999


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


14 Linear Feet (14 boxes + 1 oversized box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 686

Physical Location

RH MS 1031

Physical Location

RH MS 1308

Physical Location

RH MS Q380

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, William Arnold, 2006, 2007, 2013.

Gift, Forrest Swall, 1984, 1985.

Processing Information

Former title of collection: Criminal Justice Administration and History records

Guide to the Kansas Council on Crime and Delinquency Collection
Kansas Council on Crime and Delinquency records
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2006; revised by imf, 2014; revised by mhr, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Kansas Council on Crime and Delinquency Collection, RH MS 686, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States