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Finding Aid to the Leonarde Keeler Papers, 1899-1972, bulk 1923-1949
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Series 1 Professional 1918-1954

Physical Description: Carton 1, volumes 1-3

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically with audio recordings and scrapbooks filed at the end.

Scope and Content Note

Contains various research, notes, publications, clippings, and correspondence relating to Keeler's professional life. Of note are materials relating to the polygraph; these include notes on usage and technique, blueprints, interrogation data, and training manuals.
Carton 1, Folder 1-2

Addresses and Lectures 1930-1949, undated

Carton 1, Folder 3

Agreements and Contracts 1918-1947

Carton 1, Folder 4

Biographical Information 1938-1954

Carton 1, Folder 5

Business Documents 1939-1950, undated

Carton 1, Folder 6

Cases on Scientific Evidence by Fred Inbau 1938

 

Correspondence

Carton 1, Folder 7

Adler, Herman 1927-1930

Carton 1, Folder 8

Chatham, Russell 1938-1940

Carton 1, Folder 9

Foster, W.J. 1930-1931

Carton 1, Folder 10

Gardner, Erle Stanley 1946-1949

Carton 1, Folder 11

Gregory, Alex 1943-1946

Carton 1, Folder 12

Haney, George 1933-1939

Carton 1, Folder 13

Johnston, Alva 1943-1945

Carton 1, Folder 14

McDonald, Eugene F. 1938-1947

Carton 1, Folder 15

Sullivan, T.P. 1942

Carton 1, Folder 16

Thomas, Charles C. 1948

Carton 1, Folder 17

Miscellaneous- incoming 1926-1949, undated

Carton 1, Folder 18

Miscellaneous- outgoing 1930-1949

Carton 1, Folder 19

Journal Articles 1925-1940

Carton 1, Folder 20

Modus Operandi by Wichita Police Department 1939

Carton 1, Folder 21-22

Newspaper clippings and Magazines 1924-1954

Carton 1, Folder 23

Northwestern Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory 1929-1938

Carton 1, Folder 24

Notes and interviews 1931, undated

Carton 1, Folder 25

Organizations 1925-1949

 

Polygraph

Carton 1, Folder 26

Background undated

Carton 1, Folder 27

Blueprints 1934

Carton 1, Folder 28

Court Technique and Policy 1931-1941

Carton 1, Folder 29

Examiner Training 1945-1950

Carton 1, Folder 30

Experimental Data and Records undated

Carton 1, Folder 31

Patent Materials 1930-1941

Carton 1, Folder 32

Radio Series 1946-1948

Carton 1, Folder 33

Traffic Accident Investigation undated

Carton 1, Folder 34

Training Schools Manual- Federal Bureau of Investigation 1935

Carton 1, Folder 35

Audio Recordings 1948-1949

Volume 1

Lie Detector Scrapbook 1931

Volume 2

Lie Detector Scrapbook 1933

Volume 3

Lie Detector Scrapbook 1941-1945

 

Series 2 Personal 1899-1952

Physical Description: Carton 2, folders 1-22, box 1, volume 4

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content Note

Included are correspondence, school notes and memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photos, and materials relating to Keeler's interests in snakes and mountain climbing. Also contained is correspondence and reports regarding his health issues and death.
Carton 2, Folder 1

Australia Trip- journal 1923

Carton 2, Folder 2

Business and Identification Cards 1933-1950

 

Correspondence

Carton 2, Folder 3

af Trolle, Marie 1944

Carton 2, Folder 4

Brandt, Ralph and Louise 1925-1933

Carton 2, Folder 5

Hutchins, Franja 1945

Carton 2, Folder 6

Massee, Burt and Katy 1943-1949

Carton 2, Folder 7

Rodger, Sarah-Elizabeth 1944

Carton 2, Folder 8

Schindler, Raymond 1943-1948

Carton 2, Folder 9

Miscellaneous- incoming 1927-1949

Carton 2, Folder 10

Miscellaneous- outgoing 1930-1948

Carton 2, Folder 11

Family History/ Biographical Materials 1899-1952

Carton 2, Folder 12

Health and Condition Reports 1934-1948

Carton 2, Folder 13

Invitations and Announcements 1946, undated

Carton 2, Folder 14

Charles Keeler- Writings 1916-1939

Carton 2, Folder 15

Memorabilia- High school/ College 1924-1936

Carton 2, Folder 16

Mountain Trips 1923-1925, 1949

Carton 2, Folder 17

Newspaper Clippings 1907-1973

Carton 2, Folder 18

College Notes and Papers 1925-1927

Carton 2, Folder 19-21

Sickness and Bereavement 1949-1950

Carton 2, Folder 22

Snake Hobby 1926-1948

Volume 4

Scrapbook 1930s-1940s

Box 1

Unidentified reel-to-reel motion picture film (13 reels) undated

 

Series 3 Family Correspondence 1911-1949, 1968-1972

Physical Description: Carton 2, folders 23-30; Carton 3, volume 5

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by primary correspondent.

Scope and Content Note

Contains an extensive collection of family correspondence between Keeler and his father, stepmother, sisters, nieces, and wife, dealing with topics both professional and personal in Keeler's life.
Carton 2, Folder 23-28

Echols, Eloise 1925-1948

Carton 2, Folder 29-30

Keeler, Charles 1911-1934

Carton 3, Folder 1-10

Keeler, Charles 1930-1937

Carton 3, Folder 11-12

Keeler, Katherine 1930-1937

Carton 3, Folder 13-14

Keeler, Leonarde (with various relatives) 1926-1948

Carton 3, Folder 15-19

Keeler, Ormeida 1925-1947

Carton 3, Folder 20

McIntyre, Joanne and Louise 1937-1947

Carton 3, Folder 21-24

McIntyre, Merodine 1927-1949

Volume 5

Newspaper columns by Eloise Keeler 1968-1972