Personal papers of R.G. Anderson
This collection contains materials gathered by R.G. Anderson related to World War II, including rationing, postal stamps and currency, and articles written about the war when coming upon its 50th anniversary. The collection also includes music and still images from Anderson's memorial after his death in 2006.
- 1930s, 1940s, late 1980s-early 1990s, 2006
- Anderson, Roland Giles (Compiler, Person)
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 R.G. Anderson (1930-2006)
Roland G. Anderson was born in Ottawa, Kansas on February 27, 1930, the son of Arthur E. and Zona Porter Anderson. He grew up in Princeton, Franklin County, a small town south of Ottawa. Anderson received a bachelors of science from Ottawa University in chemistry and a masters of science from the University of Kansas, in botany, as well as taking advanced graduate courses from the University of Texas.
Anderson had a career as an industrial chemist before teaching. He taught at De Soto and Lawrence High Schools in Kansas, as well as in Okinawa, Japan; Libya; Samoa; and California. He taught chemistry, astronomy, and world history at Lawrence High School for over 24 years before retiring in 1988. R.G. Anderson died January 9, 2006.
.5 Linear Feet (1 document case + 1 DVD)
UA AV 17
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Sheahon Zenger, 2019.
- Guide to the Roland G. Anderson Collection
- Personal papers of R.G. Anderson
- Finding aid prepared by mwh. Finding aid encoded by mwh.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Personal papers of R.G. Anderson, PP 626, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas