Loren W. Elliott papers

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US US kmk P1993.06

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Loren W. Elliott papers


  • 1927-1987 (Creation)


1.00 Box, .5 linear feet, 15 folders.

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Biographical history

Loren Wesley Elliott was born on July 21, 1910, to Howard and Blanche Eley Elliott at Lewis, Edwards County, Kansas. Elliott graduated from Kansas State University in 1935. On April 9, 1939, Elliott married Irene Belle Funnell at Palmer, Washington County, Kansas. Elliott died on August 7, 1992, at Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas.

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Scope and content

The Loren W. Elliott papers consist of documents pertaining to the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, and Phi Kappa Phi, during the time Elliott was a student at Kansas State Agricultural College in the late 1920s and 1930s. Included are Laboratory Outlines and Elliott's class notes for General Botany I, General Botany II, and Laboratory Experiments of Elementary Organic Chemistry. Elliott was also a member of the President's Club (1981-1982 and 1987). A vinyl record (33 1/2 rpm) titled "Purple Pride 1971-72" is included in the collection.

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This collection is arranged in one box.

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Conditions governing access

All materials are open for research.

Physical access

Original materials available during open hours of repository and any digitized materials that are online are available with the Internet.

Technical access

This collection contains audiovisual materials that are not accessible without proper technology.

Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Custodial history

This material was donated to Kansas State University by Barbara Springer on June 15, 1993. It received accession number P1993.06.

Immediate source of acquisition

Barbara Springer donated these materials on June 15, 1993.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information

These documents show a glimpse into the life of Loren Wesley Elliott while he was a student at Kansas State Agricultural College in the late 1920s and 1930s.


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Specialized notes

  • Citation: [Item title], [item date], Loren W. Elliott papers, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Archivist's note

Cynthia A. Harris, Library Assistant III/Manuscripts/Collections Processor processed and described materials and curator David B. Allen reviewed the finding in October 2019. Publication occurred on October 21, 2019.

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