Frederick O. Magerkurth portrait photograph collection
The subjects of the photographs in this collection are identified predominately as Salina, Kansas residents. Some of the oversize prints are double-sided.
- approximately 1912-1960
- Magerkurth, Frederick O. (Person)
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 Frederick O. Magerkurth
A native Kansan born in Salina, Frederick O. Magerkurth attended the Southern School of Photography at McMinnville, Tennessee from 1911 to 1912. He began working as a portrait photographer in 1912 in Salina, Kansas. Through the course of his career he won numerous awards and had four of his photographs exhibited in Paris at the Salon International D'Art Photographique de Paris. Magerkurth retired from the profession in 1960.
.25 Linear Feet (1 document case + 4 oversize boxes)
Language of Materials
RH PH 8
RH PH 8(f)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Frederick O. Magerkurth, 1974 and Vicki Johnston, 2021.
- Guide to the Frederick O. Magerkurth Collection
- Frederick O. Magerkurth portrait photograph collection
- Finding aid prepared by lgg, 1974. Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008. Finding aid revised by lmw, 2020; cmp, 2023.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Frederick O. Magerkurth portrait photograph collection, Kansas Collection, RH PH 8, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States