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Julius Gottlieb Papers

 Collection — folders: 1-4
Call Number: RH MS P316


Handwritten travel narrative in German, typewritten German transcription, and typewritten English translation of Julius Gottlieb's journey from Bosen, Germany to Pleasanton, Kansas in 1884. Gottlieb wrote his narrative in 1885 and his daughter, Selma Kallis, made the transcription and translation at a later date. Kallis' translation includes explanatory footnotes. Also included in Gottlieb's papers are several items collected on his trip, such as a baggage claim check and a vaccination ticket, and a newspaper article about his arrival in Kansas.


  • Creation: 1884-1885


Language of Materials

German and English

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


4 folders (10 items)

Physical Location

RH MS P316

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Selma Gottlieb Kallis, 1977.

Guide to the Julius Gottlieb Colleciton
Julius Gottlieb Papers
tc/kdo, 1988; mg 2004
Description rules
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Julius Gottlieb Colleciton, Kansas Collection, RH MS P316, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States