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Alexander L. Boyle artworks

Call Number: PP 548


Alexander Boyle taught in the design department at the University of Kansas from 1953-1992. The collection includes items in various stages of creation and reproduction from Boyle's art. Boyle's focuses were birds in wildlife, traditional Aztec/Mesoamerican art, and buildings on the campus of the University of Kansas. His works depicting the Campanile and old Fraser Hall are included.


  • Creation: 1965 - 1992


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 Alexander L. Boyle, Jr. (1926-2006)

Alexander L. Boyle, Jr. was born in Washington, New Jersey on February 19, 1926. He married Marion Frances Brown in 1948.

Boyle attended Syracuse University, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1950. He earned his Master's degree at the University of Kansas in 1956. Boyle taught in the Design Department at KU from 1953 to his retirement in 1992.

Boyle's children include Sharon Boyle, Susan Boyle, Eileen Wirth, Caroline Wilten, Christopher Boyle, and Kevin Boyle. He died in Lawrence on July 4, 2006.


3 Linear Feet (2 oversize boxes + 11 oversize folders)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 548

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfers, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, 2013, 2019.

Guide to the Alexander L. Boyle Collection
Alexander L. Boyle artworks
Finding aid prepared by hc, 2014. Finding aid encoded by hc, 2014. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021, 2022.
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Alexander L. Boyle artworks, PP 548, 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