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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

Papers of Kenneth Aldred Spencer

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS VLT 157
Overview The papers of Kenneth A. Spencer, Kansas City-based business executive and industrialist, date from 1918 to 1960 and reflect Spencer's professional activities, as well as some aspects of his personal life and hobbies.
Dates: 1918 - 1960

Research on Kenneth Spencer and Kenneth "Boots" Adams

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 945
Overview Charles Barnes, a journalism student at the University of Kansas, compiled this collection which includes materials acquired through his research on Kenneth Spencer and Kenneth "Boots" Adams, regarding their involvement in Phillips Petroleum and uranium and nuclear facilities.
Dates: 1980 - 1984

Robert S. Lemon photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P2837
Overview This collection consists of black and white photographic prints of various sizes of Robert Lemon, Sr., his wife Lois, their friends Kenneth and Helen Spencer, and other individuals in various candid shots. Images are mostly from Canadian fishing expeditions in the 1920s and 1930s or from Pittsburg, Kansas in the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1920s-approximately 1944