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Personal papers of Margaret Anderson

Call Number: PP 602


This collection includes outgoing letters from Margaret Anderson to Gene and Marjorie Courtney. Topics typically discussed include mututal acquaintances and personal events. Letters addressed to Gene Courtney date from 1963-1970 and are organized chronologically by year. The 1966 folder includes newspaper clippings about Margaret Anderson's retirement from the University of Kansas. The folder with letters addressed to Marjorie S. Courtney contain two letters and one postcard.


  • 1963 - 1972


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Biography of Margaret Anderson

Margaret L. "Peg" Anderson was a member of the drama and speech department at the University of Kansas for 43 years, joining the faculty in 1923 and retiring in 1966. She taught classes in voice, diction, interpretation, and phonetics and was instrumental in establishing the speech clinic on campus. During her years in Lawrence she was an active member of Plymouth Congregational Church. Following her retirement she moved to Galesburg, Illinois, where she had been born September 10, 1895. Margaret Anderson died in October 1976.


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Physical Location

PP 602

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Marjorie Courtney, 2002.
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Personal papers of Margaret Anderson
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Margaret Anderson Collection, Pp602, 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