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Lucy A. Wight photographs

Call Number: RH PH 132


This collection contains photographs displaying views of Lawrence, Kansas structures, the Kansas River, and river activities. They were taken by Miss Lucy A. Wight, a stenographer, who was living at 1012 Pennsylvania St. with her widowed mother Mrs. Ruth L. Wight in 1900. Lucy's sister Miss Annie I. Wight, a music teacher, was also living at the residence. All glass plate negatives have had corresponding prints made after the collection was received at Spencer Research Library.


  • Creation: 1899 - 1908


Conditions Governing Access

Glass plate and flexible negative originals are only issued if the curator or head of Public Services gives permission.

Conditions Governing Use

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


.75 Linear Feet (1 document case + 2 boxes of glass plate negatives) ; Negatives measure approximately 4x5 inches.

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH PH 132

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Dr. T.A. Kennedy, 1989.

Related Materials

A collection of photographs of Lawrence, Kansas and the surrounding countryside taken by Lucy's sister Annie Wight. See the Annie I. Wight Collection at RH PH 91 at Spencer Research Library.


Guide to the Lucy A. Wight Collection
Lucy A. Wight Photographs
Finding aid prepared in 1993. Finding aid encoded in 2008. Finding aid revised by eear, 2016; mwh, 2020.
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Lucy A. Wight Collection, RH PH 132, 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