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Personal papers of Amber Reagan-Kendrick

Call Number: PP 578


This collection consists of dissertation interviews conducted by Amber Reagan-Kendrick while studying at the University of Kansas. It contains responses from approximately 66 alumni discussing life as African American students at the University of Kansas through the decades. Questions center on topics from extracurricular activities to Greek life, athletics, housing, academia, and awards. Gradution dates of participants begin in 1928 and end in 1995. Reagan-Kendrick's research proposal submitted to Barry Shark is also included in the collection, as well as her preliminary searches to attain participants. Some of this includes correspondence from white alumni regarding Reagan-Kendrick's research.


  • Creation: 1995 - 1997


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 Amber Reagan-Kendrick

Amber Reagan-Kendrick earned her bachelors in English and Spanish from Sam Houston State University. She went on to earn both her masters in English and her doctorate in American Studies from the University of Kansas. She was Dean of Student and Community Services at Donnelly College before working at Ottawa University as assistant professor in English and a senior adviser at the Adawe Life Plan Center.


.5 Linear Feet (1 document case)

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Physical Location

PP 578

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Jerry Kendrick, 2015.

Related Materials

Reagan-Kendrick, Amber. "Ninety Years of Struggle and Access: African American History at the University of Kansas." PhD. diss, University of Kansas. American Studies, 2004. Located at Spencer Research Library and Anschutz Library at Diss 2004 R2879.

Shinn, Mike, Deborah Dandridge, et al. African American Leaders and Innovators. Lawrence, Ks: University of Kansas, 2006. Located at Spencer Research Library at RH R202.


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

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