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Kansas glass plate negatives

Call Number: RH PH 568


This collection contains glass plates and a few flexible negatives that are all presumably from Kansas. The collection includes portraits of Joseph Woydziak, a farmer from Barton County, Kansas, and a portrait of the 1890 graduating class of Wilson High School in Wilson, Kansas, as well as a shot of the water works in Lawrence, Kansas, and other images of unidentified locations. The names of items are taken from the words printed on envelopes from which the items were pulled for rehousing.


  • Creation: approximately 1890-1932

Conditions Governing Access

Glass plate and flexible negative originals are only issued if the curator or head of Public Services gives permission.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.25 linear foot (1 document case)

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Physical Location

RH PH 568

Guide to the Kansas Glass Plate Collection
Kansas glass plate negatives
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Kansas glass plate negatives, RH PH 568, 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