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Personal Papers of Clark Coan

Call Number: PP 412


Coan held several administrative positions at the University of Kansas from 1957-1990. This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, VHS tapes, programs, slides, and the manuscript Captain Harry.


  • Creation: 1957 - 1990


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Clark Coan

Coan joined the administration of the University of Kansas in 1957 in the Office of Foreign Student Services. He was also the Associate Dean of Student Life, Assistant Dean of Men, and a foreign student advisor. He received his B.S. in 1948 and his M.S. in 1953, both from KU.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 412

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Clark H. Coan, 2011.

Related Materials

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

Clark Coan research notes regarding Lane University, Kansas Collection, RH MS D13, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Coan, Clark H. "Selected Chronology of Political Protests and Events in Lawrence, 1960-1973." Lawrence, Ks: C.H. Coan, 2001. Located at Spencer Research Library at F689.L4 C363 2001.

Guide to the Clark Coan Collection
Personal Papers of Clark Coan
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005; revised by skt, 2010; hc, 2015.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Clark Coan Collection, PP 412, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States