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Personal Papers of William Argersinger

Call Number: PP 378


Argersinger taught in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kansas from 1946-1989 and also held numerous administrative positions. This collection contains his work and research, correspondence, class information, and talks.


  • Creation: 1946 - 1989


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 William Argersinger

Argersinger recieved his B.A. in 1938 and his Ph.D. in 1942, both from Cornell. He joined the faculty of KU in the Department of Chemistry in 1946, reaching full Professor stauts in 1956. He also served as the Associate Dean of Faculties in 1965 and the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies. He retired in 1989.


8 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 378

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 William J. Argersinger Collection
Personal Papers of William Argersinger
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
William J. Argersinger Collection, University Archives, PP 378, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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