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The University of Kansas; a history

by Clifford Stephen Griffin

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Kansas -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Clifford S. Griffin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD2688 .G74
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 808 p.
    Number of Pages808
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5419374M
    ISBN 100700601066
    LC Control Number73012349

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      In , the University of Kansas School of Medicine opened in the basement of a building in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. By it occupied million square feet of space in Kansas City and many thousands more in Wichita and area health education centers; it had an annual budget of over $ million and a staff of over 5, The Audio-Reader Network is a reading and information service for blind, visually impaired, and print disabled individuals in Kansas and western Missouri. We read daily newspapers, magazines and best-selling books on the air and on the internet, 24 hours a day, and we offer automated newspaper readings by telephone. Services are offered free of.

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