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Personal Papers of Sallie C. Thayer

Call Number: PP 209

This collection consists of correspondence, including letters from noted artists and family, and biographical information about Thayer.

Dates: 1910 - 1984

University of Kansas Museum of Art records

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Call Number: RG 34
Overview Formally known as the Museum of Art, University of Kansas, the University's art collections had been stored and/or displayed in Spooner Hall, which had previously housed KU's library. The first item in the collection was a marble bust of Amos Adams Lawrence, donated by the subject in 1878. Sallie Casey Thayer provided the real impetus for the establishment of a full university art museum in 1928 through her donation of 7,500 items from her personal collection. The Helen Foresman Spencer...
Dates: 1923

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