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Personal Papers of Lloyd Sponholtz

Call Number: PP 521


Lloyd Sponholtz served as a Professor of History at the University of Kansas from 1967-2007. This collection contains course materials, committee reports, research notes, and original publications.


  • Creation: 1967 - 2007


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 Lloyd Sponholtz

Lloyd Sponholtz was born December 31, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois, to Frank and Edna Voltz Sponholtz. He received an undergraduate degree from Valparaiso University, a master's from Marquette University and a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) in 1969.

In 1967, Sponholtz began his tenure as Professor of History at the University of Kansas. He authored several articles on voting and temperance. He also served on numerous committees, including the University Council, Senate Executive Committee, Mount Oread Scholars Program, and Campus Historical Planning Committee. He was awarded the J. Michael Young Academic Advisor Award (2000) and the W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence (2002).

Dr. Lloyd Sponholtz died September 30, 2008 at the age of 71.


14 Linear Feet (14 boxes + 2 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 521

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Charlotte Sponholtz, 2009.


Guide to the Lloyd Sponholtz Collection
Personal Papers of Lloyd Sponholtz
Finding aid prepared by msb, 2015. Finding aid encoded by msb, 2015. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2023.
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Preferred citation
Lloyd Sponholtz Collection, PP 521, 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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