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Personal papers of J. Sheldon Carey

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 198


Carey taught Ceramics at the University of Kansas from 1944-1976. This collection consists of correpondence 1954-1976, exhibits, publicity, catalogues, clippings, and photographs.


  • Creation: 1944 - 1976


Conditions Governing Access

These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.

All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of J. Shelton Carey (1911-1999)

Carey received his B.S. from Alfred University in 1939 and his M.A. from the University of Columbia in 1942. He joined the faculty of the University of Kansas in 1944, teaching ceramics in the School of Fine Arts. He reached full Professor status in 1953 and retired in 1976.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 198

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Related Materials

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Guide to the J. Sheldon Carey Collection
Personal papers of J. Sheldon Carey
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of J. Sheldon Carey, University Archives, PP 198, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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