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Personal papers of E. Jackson Baur

Call Number: PP 303


Baur taught in the Sociology Department at the University of Kansas from 1947-1983. This collection contains watershed research, student life research, interviews, and correspondence.


  • Creation: 1947 - 1983


Conditions Governing Access

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

All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or, 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.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of E. Jackson Baur (1913-2001)

Baur received his A.B. in 1935, his M.A. in 1938, and his Ph.D. in 1942, all in Sociology and all from the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty of the University of Kansas in 1947 in the Sociology Department, reaching full Professor status in 1959. He retired in 1983.


11.5 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 303

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Related Materials

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

Guide to the E. Jackson Baur Collection
Personal papers of E. Jackson Baur
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by mwh, 2020.
Description rules
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Personal papers of E. Jackson Baur, University Archives, PP 303, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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