George R. Peters Papers

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US US kmk U2005.22

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George R. Peters Papers


  • 1966-1976; Bulk 1968-1976 (Creation)


Two 5" Flip Top boxes

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The George R. Peters Papers collection is composed of his personal correspondence from 1966-1976. Some correspondence and documents are related the business of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social work. The majority of the collection, however, concerns professional activities, organizations, publications, and Dr. Peters' colleagues. Dr. Peters was a professor of gerontology and sociology within the Department of Sociology and also served as the director of the Center of Aging at K-State from 1977-1992. Within each folder there are logs that lists the incoming and outgoing letters in chronological order with each entry providing the sender, recipient, and subject.

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Box 1 contains correspondence from 1966-1972 which is divided into folders in chronological order.
Box 2 contains correspondence from 1972-1976 which is divided into folders in chronological order.
Each folder is arranged in accordance to its original order with respect to the creator's provenance.

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

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  • English

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The boxes were received from the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work in October 2005.

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Acquisition Method: Donation

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Processed and Finding aid written by Kevin Jackson in June 2022.

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