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Fred Six papers

Call Number: RH MS 1506


This collection contains political campagin information, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, diplomas, certificates, magazines, legal research, and ephermera belonging to and relating to Fred Six and various members of his family.


  • Creation: 1929 - 2011


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 Fred Six

The Honorable Fred Six was born in 1929 to Gladys and Deal Six. He graduated Lawrence Memorial High School in 1947 and attended the University of Kansas from 1947-1951, graduating with a degree in history.

In 1951, Six joined the US Marine Corps and served in the Korean War. After the war he attended law school at KU. He ran campagins for various Republican Party politicians in the 1960s and 1970s and worked as a lawyer. He was appointed to the Kansas Supreme Court by Governor Mike Hayden in 1988, in which capacity he served until 2003.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 4 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 1506

Physical Location

RH MS Q467

Physical Location

RH MS R483

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Fred Six, 2013.



Guide to the Fred Six Collection
Fred Six papers
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Preferred citation
Fred Six papers, RH MS 1506, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

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

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