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Alex Welborn, MLIS

Head Archivist

Professional Background


  • University of Kansas: BA, History
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: MLIS with a concentration in Archival Studies

As Head Archivist at KUMC, I establish and maintain physical and intellectual control over the Medical Center's historical records.  My responsibilities include the appraisal, acquisition, arrangement, and description of records of enduring value; the preservation of existing archival collections; and providing students, faculty, and researchers access to the collections housed in the KUMC Archives. In addition, I develop educational exhibits and other outreach programs utilizing archival resources to promote and broaden use of the KUMC Archives.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
History and Philosophy of Medicine

Mail Stop 1025
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Tel: 913-588-7098 | Fax: 913-588-7060