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Personal papers of Kristine McCusker

Call Number: PP 604


This collection contains Kristine McCusker's research completed for her thesis entitled "The Forgotten Years' of America's Civil Rights Movement." The research mostly consists of photocopied articles, letters, and papers; also in the collection are letters to and from McCusker and photographs with their negatives.


  • Creation: 1990s


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 Kristine McCusker

Kristine McCusker was born and raised in the San Francisco area. She received a masters degree from the University of Kansas in 1994 after earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 1987. She went on to earn her doctorate from Indiana University in 2000 in history, folklore, and ethnomusicology. She has written many publications about history, enthnomusicology, and the American South. She teaches history at Middle Tennesee State University and serves as co-executive director of the Oral History Association.


1 linear foot (2 document cases + 2 oversize folders )

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Physical Location

PP 604.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Kristine McCusker, 2015.

Related Materials

McCusker, Kristine. "The Forgotten Years' of America's Civil Rights Movement: The University of Kansas 1939-1961." Master's thesis, University of Kansas, 1994. Available at Spencer Research Library and Anschutz Library at Thesis 1994 M338.

Guide to the Kristine McCusker Collection
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Preferred citation
Personal papers of Kristine McCusker, PP 604, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

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

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