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Welcome to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library blog! As the special collections and archives library at the University of Kansas, Spencer is home to remarkable and diverse collections of rare and unique items. Explore the blog to learn about the work we do and the materials we collect.

Happy Holidays!

Black-and-white photograph taken at night. Buildings and Christmas lights line both sides of the street; trolley tracks run down the middle.
Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, Kansas, at Christmas, 1920s. Research indicates that this photo was taken at Eleventh Street – roughly in front of the Watkins Museum of History – looking north. Duke D’Ambra Photograph Collection. Call Number: RH PH 69. Click image to enlarge (redirect to Spencer’s digital collections).

Spencer Research Library will be closed from December 23rd through January 2nd. We will reopen on January 3rd and look forward to sharing more stories from our collections in the new year!

Visit the KU Libraries website for more information on winter recess across the libraries, including hours and options for accessing to online resources services available when buildings are closed.

Caitlin Klepper
Head of Public Services

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