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This collection includes newspaper clippings, transcripts recorded by Peter Kelly, court stenography notes, a biography of Peter Kelly, and other miscellaneous materials.

Peter Allyn Kelly was born on February 23, 1889 to Edward and Mary Kelly in Weir, Kansas. He was named “top” in his typing and shorthand classes. He married Gladys Burnett in May 1917. They had three children, Patricia, Peter and Allyn. He shortly worked for the Haldeman-Julius Publishing Company, before beginning work as a court reporter in March of 1927, where he stayed until retirement in 1969. He became known for the speed and accuracy of his reporting. He passed away in February of 1970.

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Government and Law



Size of Collection

2.4 linear feet

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0375

Kelly, Peter, Collection, 1911-1982

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Law Commons



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