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Guide to the Carol Buhler Francis Collection

Papers of Carol Buhler Francis, 1920-2000


Creator:Francis, Carol Buhler
Title:Papers of Carol Buhler Francis
Quantity:4 linear ft (5 boxes), 9 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder, 10 reel tapes, 47 cassette tapes (3 boxes)
Abstract:Carol Buhler Francis is a longtime resident of Lawrence, Kansas, and an active member of the community. She has contributed materials from many of her civic activities, including the Lawrence Flower Club, the Pinckney Neighborhood Association, Trinity Episcopal Church, and the Lawrence Girl Scout Committee, for which she served as the first executive director in 1953. The collection includes information about the Liberty Memorial High School, the University of Kansas (KU), and collegiate organizations such as Theta Sigma Phi/Women in Communications, Delta Gamma, and Delta Upsilon. Also included are reel and cassette tapes of interviews conducted for the project "Plowshares to Waterskis" documenting the creation of Clinton Lake. Other items relate to her interests in advertising, journalism, and local history. The American Association of University Women yearbooks are shelved at RH Ser A31.

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RH MS 582

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RH MS Q365

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RH MS R229

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RH Tape 39

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RH Cassette Tape 61

Repository:University of Kansas
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Kansas Collection
1450 Poplar Lane, Lawrence, KS 66045-7616
Phone: (785)864-4334
Fax: (785)864-5803
URL: http://spencer.lib.ku.edu
Finding aid prepared by ha/mab, 2005; cl, 2010; skt, 2010; brch, 2013; eear, 2013
Finding aid encoded by ha/mab, 2005; skt, 2010; brch, 2013; eear, 2013


Restrictions on Access

No access restrictions

Restrictions on Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carol Buhler Francis Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 582, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift, Carol Buhler Francis, 1982 (formerly RH MS P442)

Gift, Carol Buhler Francis, 1991 (formerly 91-08-56)

Gift, Carol Buhler Francis, 1992 (formerly 96-6-11(f))

Gift, Carol Buhler Francis, 1999 (formerly 2001-05-01)

Gift, Carol Buhler Francis, 2001 (formerly RH MS R100, RH MS S13)

Gift, Carol Buhler Francis, 2002 (formerly RH MS R101)

Gift, Carol Buhler Francis, 2003 (formerly 2003-03-01, RH MS R229)