Kurt Thurmaier poster collection
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.
- 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.
2 Linear Feet (1 oversize box + 21 oversize folders )
RH WL MS R11
RH WL MS R12
RH WL MS S2
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Kurt Thurmaier via Ned Kehde, 2002.
- Guide to the Kurt Thurmaier Collection
- Kurt Thurmaier Collection
- Finding aid prepared by gem. Finding aid encoded by gem.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Kurt Thurmaier poster collection, RH WL MS R11, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas