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A collection of PSU Gorillas including statues, plushies, photographs, and other PSU memorabilia.

Larry Nokes, born March 20, 1945, graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1967 and a Master of Science degree in 1969. While trying to earn his M.S., he worked as an Assistant to the Dean of Men. After serving in the US Army from 1969 to 1971, Nokes began working as the Director of Housing at Pittsburg State University (then KSCP) while working as an Instructor in Business Management from 1971 to 1972. In 1974, he was promoted to Director of Physical Plant. Other affiliations he had during his career at Pittsburg State was with the First United Methodist Church, the Pittsburg Day Care Center, City of Pittsburg Board of Zoning Appeals, United Way Worker, the Red Cross, and managing a little league baseball team. Larry retired in 2007.

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18 linear feet

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Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0297

Nokes, Larry collection, 1965-2008

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Education Commons


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