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Album of Architectural and Topographical Drawings and Etchings

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C297
Overview

This album of scenic views of buildings, topography and architectural details seems to been assembled by an amateur or student artist with the initials H.P. They probably record travels in Denmark, France, Switzerland and Britain circa 1889-1890, but some of the sketches may have been made from photographs.

Dates: 1889 - 1890

Alvin Terry papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1333
Overview

The collection consists of Terry family history, photographs and correspondence. There are also papers related to Alvin Terry's education, time in the military, career and his avid interest in photography.

Dates: 1890 - 1990

Charles Heller papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 314
Overview

Charles Anthony Heller, born in Vienna, Austria and later becoming an American citizen, worked extensively in petroleum economics and politics. The Heller collection is concerned primarily with his work in this field.

Dates: 1927-1991 (bulk 1950s-1980s)

Correspondence of Isidor Landau

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Call Number: MS 2
Overview

Correspondence of Isidor Landau discussing theatre, as well as literature and social life. Includes 316 letters; 16 Manuscripts; 35 photographs; and 49 printed ephemeral items (posters, theatre-programs, etc.)

Dates: 1864-1937 (bulk 1880s-1930s)

Correspondence of Olga Novikova

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Call Number: MS 30
Overview

Collection of correspondence written to Olga Novikova, a 19th century cosmopolitan Pan-Slavic lobbyist, from influential English and European members of her salon.

Dates: 1862-1910, undated

Environmental Research and Development Foundation records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 913
Overview The Environmental Research and Development Foundation (ERDF) was established by the Topeka, Kansas-based Menninger Foundation in 1965 as the Environmental Research Foundation. ERDF maintained offices at different times in Topeka; Kansas City, Missouri; and Tucson, Arizona. This collection of ERDF records primarily includes research files identified by subject, as well as some administrative files. Also included are papers of Edward T. Hall, Missouri-born anthropologist who is best known for...
Dates: ca. 1965-1980s

Franklyn D. Ott and Aleta Jo Petrik-Ott papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 368
Overview

This collection contains scientific and scholarly material regarding algae and ferns, written or gathered by Franklyn D. Ott and Aleta Jo Petrik-Ott.

Dates: 1882-1994 (bulk 1960s-1990)

Hollis Hedberg papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 546
Overview

Hollis Dow Hedberg was a world famous geologist who would become Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. The majority of this collection relates to his work for the Gulf Oil Corporation in various capacities in Venezuela and later in their corporate offices.

Dates: 1903-1988

Personal papers of Charles D. Michener

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Call Number: PP 450
Overview

Charles D. Michener served as Professor of Entomology at the University of Kansas from 1948 until 1989, when he achieved Emeritus status. This collection consists primarily of correspondence reflecting Michener's research interests, as well as his activities in related professional organizations.

Dates: 1935 - 2006

Personal papers of E.H.S. Bailey

 Collection
Call Number: PP 158
Overview E.H.S Bailey, the University of Kansas' first, and for many years, only, chemistry professor, served K.U. from 1883-1933. His personal papers primarily include record books documenting his own academic study and research, as well as the administrative duties of chemistry professorship and the Kansas State Board of Health, 1870s-1905. A 1923 scrapbook commemorates his 40 years of service to the University. The collection also includes family papers dating from throughout the 19th century,...
Dates: 1647, 1793-1973

Personal papers of Jan Chiapusso

 Collection
Call Number: PP 24
Overview

Jan Chiapusso taught piano in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Kansas from 1934-1960. His collection of personal papers includes primarily personal letters and business correspondence, manuscript pages for his book on 18th century composer Johann Sebastian Bach, photographs, research, publicity materials, sheet music, and clippings from magazines and newspapers.

Dates: 1932 - 1961

Personal papers of John T. Alexander

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Call Number: PP 46
Overview

John T. Alexander taught Russian/Soviet history in the History Department at the University of Kansas. This collection contains several manuscripts in various draft stages as well as class notes, class syllabi, bibliographic materials, his curriculum vitae, publication materials and articles, and other related materials from his academic career.

Dates: 1966 - 2005

Personal Papers of Marguerite Baumgartel

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Call Number: PP 483
Overview

Marguerite Myers Kerfoot Baumgartel earned degrees from the University of Kansas and served as a professor of Visual Art Education there until her retirement in 1981. With her husband, Howard J. Baumgartel, she lived in India on six different occasions, and while there did research on sculpture of animals, especially elephants and makaras.

Dates: 1943 - 2003

Personal papers of Peter D. Ashlock

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Call Number: PP 515
Overview

This collection consists of the personal papers of Peter Dunning Ashlock, which includes research, manuscripts, and publications. It is also comprised of travel information and materials from professional organizations. The collection also includes correspondence as well as newspapers and a map.

Dates: 1950 - 1989

Personal papers of Robert E. Hemenway

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Call Number: PP 487
Overview

Robert "Bob" Hemenway was the sixteenth Chancellor at the University of Kansas. Materials in his collection include administrative documents from his time at KU and from previous posts at the University of Kentucky, the University of Wyoming, and the University of Oklahoma; his literary biography of Zora Neale Hurston; and his dissertation on Charles Brockden Brown, amongst other materials related to Hemenway's career.

Dates: 1906 - 2008

Robert B. Riss Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 331
Overview

The collection includes several photographs, personal and professional letters, and other writings by authors, artists, American presidents, nobility, royalty, and other notable persons from the United States, British Isles, and Continental Europe, compiled by Robert B. Riss. English translations for some of the writings in other languages are included, as well as some labels and bookseller information. Links to digital versions for most items in this collection are also included.

Dates: approximately 1400-1949

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Petroleum industry and trade 2
Algae 1
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Alexander, John T. 1
American Association of Petroleum Geologists 1
American Commission on Stratigraphic Nomenclature 1
American Geological Institute 1
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Ashlock, Peter D. 1
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 1
Bailey, E. H. S. (Edgar Henry Summerfield), 1848-1933 1
Barnay, Ludwig, 1842-1924 1
Baumgartel family 1
Baumgartel, Marguerite Kerfoot, 1917-2009 1
Berliner Börsen-Courier 1
Blumenthal, Oscar, 1852-1917 1
Brown, Charles Brockden, 1771-1810 1
Burcher family 1
Burcher, , Maude A., 1881- 1
Burcher, Amelia E., 1858-1896 1
Burcher, John S., 1851-1938 1
Chiapusso, Jan 1
Environmental Research and Development Foundation 1
Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894 1
Geological Society of America 1
Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 1
Gordon, Taylor, 1893-1971 1
Gulf Oil Corporation 1
H. P., active 1889-1890 1
Haase, Friedrich, 1808-1867 1
Hedberg, Hollis Dow, 1903- 1
Heller, Charles A., 1891-1986 1
Hemenway, Robert E., 1941-2015 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
Hurston, Zora Neale 1
International Geoscience Programme 1
International Union of Geological Sciences. Commission on Stratigraphy 1
International Union of Geological Sciences. International Subcommission on Stratigraphic Classification 1
Kansas Art Education Association 1
Kansas State Board of Health 1
Keyserling, A., Graf (Alexander), 1815-1891 1
Kinglake, Alexander William, 1809-1891 1
Landau, Isidor, 1850-1944 1
Landau, Louise, 1868-1952 1
Laveleye, Emile de, 1822-1892 1
Lindau, Paul, 1839-1919 1
Michener, Charles Duncan, 1918- 1
Napier, Francis, Baron Napier and Ettrick, 1819-1898 1
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) 1
National Art Education Association 1
Nordau, Max Simon, 1849-1923 1
Novikova, Olʹga Alekseevna, 1840-1925 1
Ott, Aleta Jo Petrik, 1942-2009 1
Ott, Franklyn D., 1935-2011 1
Princeton University. Deptartment of Geology 1
Riss, Loretta D. 1
Riss, Robert B. (Robert Bailey), 1927-2005 1
Sauter family 1
Terry family 1
Terry, Alvin C., 1889-1950 1
Terry, Alvin C., 1914-1992 1
Terry, Henry S., 1862-1944 1
Terry, John H., 1918- 1
Terry, Pauline G., 1893-1987 1
Terry, Sumner, 1887-1979 1
Triesch, Irene, 1878- 1
Tyndall, John, 1820-1893 1
United Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East 1
University of Kansas 1
University of Kansas. Department of Entomology 1
University of Kentucky 1
University of Oklahoma 1
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World Petroleum Congress 1
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