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Neva Entrikin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P400


Includes a copy of "From Smaland, Sweden to Smolan, Kansas, Part II" written by Neva Entrikin for a Kansas history class at the University of Kansas in 1978.


  • Creation: 1978


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 Neva Entrikin (1933-1999)

Neva E. Entrikin earned a bachelor's degree in personnel administration from the University of Kansas (KU) and began working at KU in October 1976. During her time at KU, Entrikin became a member of the Phi Alpha Theta history honorary society, and in 1981, she began work on a Master's in Public Administration at KU.

In 1987, Entrikin was appointed to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System's board of directors by Governor Mike Hayden. Entrikin eventually became an office supervisor for the Helen F. Spencer Museum of Art before resigning in 1992 to run for a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.

Entrikin was also a member of Leadership Lawrence, the League of Women Voters and the University Place Neighborhood Association.

[Information taken from obituary.]


1 folder

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS P400

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Neva Entrikin, 1981.


Guide to the Neva Entrikin Collection
Neva Entrikin papers
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Preferred citation
Neva Entrikin papers, RH MS P400, 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