Inside Spencer: The KSRL Blog

Throwback Thursday: Tournament Edition, Part III

March 18th, 2021

Each week we’ll be posting a photograph from University Archives that shows a scene from KU’s past. We’ve also scanned more than 34,800 images from KU’s University Archives and made them available online; be sure to check them out!

We’re ready to cheer on the Jayhawks in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament!

Photograph of KU cheerleaders clapping and cheering at a men's basketball game against Kansas State University, 1958-1959
KU cheerleaders clap and cheer at a men’s basketball game against Kansas State University, 1958-1959. University Archives Photos. Call Number: RG 66/13 1958/1959 Games: Kansas State University: Athletic Department: Basketball (Photos). Click image to enlarge (redirect to Spencer’s digital collections).

Caitlin Klepper
Head of Public Services

Throwback Thursday: Cheerleader Edition

September 19th, 2019

Each week we’ll be posting a photograph from University Archives that shows a scene from KU’s past. We’ve also scanned more than 34,800 images from KU’s University Archives and made them available online; be sure to check them out!

Who’s excited to cheer on the Jayhawks at this Saturday’s game against West Virginia?

Photograph of three KU cheerleaders with a young boy, 1922-1923
KU cheerleaders, 1922-1923. From left to right, they are Robert L. Gilbert, Assistant; Virgil Miller, Head Cheerleader; and Mark Waggner, Assistant. The boy is Johnnie Logue. University Archives Photos. Call Number: RG 66/23 1922/1923 Prints: Athletic Department: Cheerleaders and Pompom Girls (Photos). Click image to enlarge (redirect to Spencer’s digital collections).

Caitlin Donnelly
Head of Public Services