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Research Guide to Unique William Allen White Resources in the United States

University of Kansas , Spencer Research Library

Title: Personal Papers of James H. Canfield, 1878-1891.

Date: 1878-1891.
Extent: 1 box (.25 linear feet).

Scope and Content: This collection contains correspondence from White.

Finding Aid Available: Record available through the University of Kansas online catalog at http://ead.diglib.ku.edu/

Restrictions:No access restrictions, but Spencer Library staff may place restrictions on use according to physical condition of manuscripts. All researchers need to register before accessing the collection. Registration information can be found by calling the above numbers, or by accessing their website at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/services/readers/registration.shtml. The KU website is filled with helpful information for potential researchers coming to use the collection, and can be found at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/.

Repository Information:

Address:

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-7616

Telephone Number: 785-864-4334

Kansas Collection: 785-864-2028

Fax: 785-864-5803

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday Noon - 4 pm
  • Sunday and Holidays Closed

University of Kansas , Spencer Research Library

Title: Letters to Mrs. H.P. Rosenberg, August, 1927, two leaves.
Dates: August 22, 1927.
Extent: 2 leaves.

Scope and Content: This collection contains correspondence in the form of two or three letters.

Finding Aid Available: Record available through the University of Kansas online catalog at http://ead.diglib.ku.edu/

Restrictions: No access restrictions, but Spencer Library staff may place restrictions on use according to physical condition of manuscripts. All researchers need to register before accessing the collection. Registration information can be found by calling the above numbers, or by accessing their website at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/services/readers/registration.shtml. The KU website is filled with helpful information for potential researchers coming to use the collection, and can be found at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/.

Repository Information:

Address:

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-7616

Telephone Number: 785-864-4334

Kansas Collection: 785-864-2028

Fax: 785-864-5803

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday Noon - 4 pm
  • Sunday and holidays Closed

University of Kansas , Spencer Research Library

Title: Ruby Rosenberg papers regarding William Allen White.
Date: 1920-1980.
Extent: 2 boxes (.75 linear feet), 1 volume.

Scope and Content: This collection contains correspondence, photographs of William and Sallie White, and newspaper clippings.

Finding Aid Available: Record available through the University of Kansas online catalog at http://ead.diglib.ku.edu/

Restrictions: No access restrictions, but Spencer Library staff may place restrictions on use according to physical condition of manuscripts. All researchers need to register before accessing the collection. Registration information can be found by calling the above numbers, or by accessing their website at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/services/readers/registration.shtml. The KU website is filled with helpful information for potential researchers coming to use the collection, and can be found at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/.

Repository Information:

Address:

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-7616

Telephone Number: 785-864-4334

Kansas Collection: 785-864-2028

Fax: 785-864-5803

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday Noon - 4 pm
  • Sunday and holidays Closed

University of Kansas , Spencer Research Library.

Title: Frank Strong's Chancellors Papers.
Date: 1902-1920.
Extent: 72- 5 inch document boxes and 22- 2 1/2-inch boxes.

Scope and Content: Correspondence between White and Strong arranged chronologically. The extent of White's correspondence in the collection is unknown. The staff at Spencer Research Library found White items to be insubstantial, but did not have time to go through the entire collection. Strong's correspondence is separated into subject areas, then chronologically, with an alphabetical file for each school year. White correspondence could be located in the "W" folders throughout the collection.

Finding Aid Available: No.

Restrictions: None specified.

Repository Information:

Address:

Kenneth Spencer Research Library

University Archives
The University of Kansas
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-7616

Telephone Numbers:

  • Main Desk (785) 864-4188
  • University Archivist (785) 864-2024

University of Kansas , Spencer Research Library

Title: Materials on William Allen White.
Dates: 1909-1968, 1981.
Extent: 1 box and 1 oversize folder (.5 linear feet).

Scope and Content: This collection contains correspondence to and from White and newspaper clippings about him.

Finding Aid Available: No.

Restrictions: No access restrictions, but Spencer Library staff may place restrictions on use according to physical condition of manuscripts. All researchers need to register before accessing the collection. Registration information can be found by calling the above numbers, or by accessing their website at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/services/readers/registration.shtml. The KU website is filled with helpful information for potential researchers coming to use the collection, and can be found at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/.

Repository Information:

Address:

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-7616

Telephone Number: 785-864-4334

Kansas Collection: 785-864-2028

Fax: 785-864-5803

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday Noon - 4 pm
  • Sunday and Holidays Closed

University of Kansas , Spencer Research Library

Title: Collected Poems of William Allen White.
Dates: 1962.
Extent: 69 leaves, index of 8 leaves.

Scope and Content: This scrapbook of White's poems was taken from his personal scrapbook, various newspapers and published works. Scrapbook itself is unpublished.

Finding Aid Available: Record available through the University of Kansas online catalog at http://ead.diglib.ku.edu/

Restrictions to Access: No access restrictions, but Spencer Library staff may place restrictions on use according to physical condition of manuscripts. All researchers need to register before accessing the collection. Registration information can be found by calling the above numbers, or by accessing their website at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/services/readers/registration.shtml. The KU website is filled with helpful information for potential researchers coming to use the collection, and can be found at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/.

Repository Information:

Address:

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-7616

Telephone Number: 785-864-4334

Kansas Collection: 785-864-2028

Fax: 785-864-5803

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday Noon - 4 pm
  • Sunday and holidays Closed

University of Kansas , Spencer Research Library

Title: William Lindsay White Collection.
Date: 1815-1983.
Extent: 46 boxes (23.75 linear feet), 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder.

Scope and Content: Contains career correspondence and manuscripts of William Allen White and his son, author and journalist William Lindsay White. The Papers of William Allen White comprise one of four series in the collection; the series is predominantly related to William Allen White's writing, with a small portion relating to the administration of the Emporia Gazette. Also included is family correspondence. Photographs are listed separately in the collection description, and are located at RH MS-P 608. Found in the Kansas Collection at Spencer.


Finding Aid Available: Record available through the University of Kansas online catalog at http://ead.diglib.ku.edu/


Restrictions: No access restrictions, but Spencer Library staff may place restrictions on use according to physical condition of manuscripts. All researchers need to register before accessing the collection. Registration information can be found by calling the above numbers, or by accessing their website at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/services/readers/registration.shtml. The KU website is filled with helpful information for potential researchers coming to use the collection, and can be found at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/.

Repository Information:

Address:

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-7616

Telephone Number: 785-864-4334

Kansas Collection: 785-864-2028

Fax: 785-864-5803

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday Noon - 4 pm
  • Sunday and holidays Closed