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Helen Foresman Spencer papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 542
Overview Helen Foresman Spencer was the wife of Kansas City industrialist Kenneth Aldred Spencer. Following her husband's death in 1960, Mrs. Spencer became president and director of the charitable foundation which they established in 1949. Under her direction until its dissolution in 1979, the Kenneth A. and Helen F. Spencer Foundation significantly expanded and enriched the cultural, scientific, and educational institutions of the Kansas City and Midwest region. The Helen Foresman Spencer papers...
Dates: 1904 - 1982

Personal Papers of Marilyn Stokstad

 Collection
Call Number: PP 470
Overview Marilyn Stokstad joined the Art History faculty at the University of Kansas in 1958 and led the department in several roles before earning emerita status as the Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History. This collection of her papers includes notes, chapters, and proofs for the textbook Art History, family history and photographs, personal and professional correspondence, and reports and notes related to the University of Kansas.
Dates: 1929 - 2016

Prairie Print Makers collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1375
Overview Correspondence and related materials, mostly from H. Alfred Fowler of Kansas City, Mo. to J.J. Lankes, artist. Collection also includes some records and materials related to the Prairie Print Makers.
Dates: 1919 - 1943, 1947

University of Kansas Museum of Art records

 Record Group
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