Kansas, University of, main campus at Lawrence; coeducational; state supported; chartered 1864, opened 1866 with aid from the philanthropist Amos A. Lawrence. Its schools of medicine and allied health professions are at Kansas City. The university's library collections and the Dyche Museum of Natural History are noteworthy.
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