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Kurt Thurmaier poster collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS R11

Overview

This collection contains various Cold War-era peace posters and artworks from various sources, countries, and organizations. Includes posters from religious organizations, such as Quaker and Mennonite groups, as well as organizations formed specifically for peace and against nuclear armament, and university and municipal groups.

Dates

  • 1975 - 1984

Language of Materials

Predominately English, some items in Italian, Russian, German, Dutch, and Japanese.

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Kurt Thurmaier

These posters were orginially owned by Kurt M. Thurmaier, a public adminstration professor who was an assistant and then asociate professor at the University of Kansas from 1990 to 2002. Since 2009 he has served as the Chair of the Department of Public Administration at Northern Illinois University in Chicago, IL.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (1 oversize box + 21 oversize folders )

Physical Location

RH WL MS R11

Physical Location

RH WL MS R12

Physical Location

RH WL MS S2

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Kurt Thurmaier via Ned Kehde, 2002.

Title
Guide to the Kurt Thurmaier Collection
Subtitle
Kurt Thurmaier Collection
Author
Finding aid prepared by gem. Finding aid encoded by gem.
Date
2019-10-24
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/8839590504
Preferred citation
Kurt Thurmaier poster collection, RH WL MS R11, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334