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Papers of Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy

Call Number: MS 24

Collection of letters received by Anglo-Irish poet Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy. The collection also contains correspondence between individuals surrounding O'Shaughnessy; some literary texts by O'Shaughnessy and others; photographs and some sketches found in letters; and other related materials. Primarily literary and artistic subjects.

Dates: 1832-1906 or later

Papers of Eugene Chauvet

Call Number: MS E59

Trader's personal records of Eugene Chauvet (journal, historical essays, natural history, family papers, logbooks, vade-mecum, child's sketches, and other related materials). The principal part of these papers is his "Ephemerides": a semi-journal particularly devoted to natural history (especially agricultural botany), his family life, illnesses, politics, logbooks of his travels, and to the history and description of Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean.

Dates: 1783; 179?; 1826-1882

Papers of Lady Pauline Trevelyan, 1827-1866, and other family members, 1809-1879, Great Britain and Europe

Call Number: MS C133
Overview Lady Pauline Trevelyan, wife of Sir Walter Calverley Trevelyan, was the center of a coterie of Pre-Raphaelites (John Ruskin, William Bell Scott, Algernon Swinburne, John Everett Millais, etc.) who often visited Wallington Hall, the Trevelyan estate in Northumberland, England. She took an intelligent interest in art, literature, science, technology, etc., and was a good amateur artist herself. She and her husband spent much time travelling in Great Britain and Europe, particularly Italy. Most...
Dates: 1809-1879

Papers of Reverend William Poole

Call Number: MS P729
Overview These papers were removed from a 37 volume set of Histoire ecclesiastique written by Claude Fleury (1691-1758) of Paris, France. William Poole's bookplate is pasted in volume one of the set. Among the papers is a letter from Frederick S. Warren, traveling secretary of the National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church, and addressed to Reverend William Poole. Other papers include notes on church history...
Dates: [circa 1868]

Papers of William Smith

Call Number: MS 3

Politician's archives from an English 18th and 19th century Protestant Dissenter, or individual who does not accept and follow all the tenents of the Anglican Church. Includes a collection of letters received, speech drafts, printed announcements, etc.

Dates: 1785 - 1835

Personal papers of Charles D. Michener

Call Number: PP 450

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

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 F. Allan Hanson

Call Number: PP 597

Allan Hanson taught in the Anthropology Department at the University of Kansas for fifty years, 1966-2016. He started with a focus on Polynesia and later expanded his research into the relationships between modern Western culture and the self. This collection consists of maps, photographs, field journal notes, and other materials related to his dissertation research on the island of Rapa, and subsequent work on Tahiti and with the Maori of New Zealand.

Dates: 1961 - 1983

Personal papers of Jan Chiapusso

Call Number: PP 24

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

Call Number: PP 46

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 Louis La Coss

Call Number: PP 76

The collection consists of a scrapbook of correspondence and associated newspaper clippings with Charles Clayton in Taipei, Taiwan, 1961 to 1962; uncorrected proofs of Baruch: The Public Years; and a scrapbook of the TWA World Press Tour of 1950.

Dates: 1950 - 1962

Personal Papers of Marguerite Baumgartel

Call Number: PP 483

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 Morton Green

Call Number: PP 591

Manuscripts, research data and reference material, photographs, and correspondence of Morton Green, who was a staff member of the Vertebrae Paleontology Department at the Natural History Museum, located on the University of Kansas campus.

Dates: 1939 - 2003

Personal papers of Oswald P. Backus III

Call Number: PP 25
Overview Professor Backus joined the University of Kansas in 1950 where he served for twenty-two years. Professor Backus made substantial contributions to the Department of History, including many years of assistance in graduate advising, and was a leading organizer of the program of Slavic and Soviet Area Studies at the University of Kansas. His vigorous activity in expanding scholarly resources for the program extended to the arrangement for book exchanges with institutions in the Soviet Union. ...
Dates: 1942 - 1972

Personal papers of Peter D. Ashlock

Call Number: PP 515

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 Philip L. Henderson

Call Number: PP 512

The collection consists of the artwork, photography, and teaching materials of Philip Henderson. Also included is correspondence and various materials of Philip's parents, Dwight and Edith, as well as journals of Philip and Edith Henderson.

Dates: 1897 - 2004

Personal papers of Robert E. Hemenway

Call Number: PP 487

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

Call Number: MS 331

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

Rossetti Family Correspondence

Call Number: MS 23

Letters from and to Christina, Dante Gabriel, William Michael (and his wife Lucy Madox Brown) Rossetti and their father Gabriele Rossetti.

Dates: 1824-1913

Sotheby Family Papers

Call Number: MS 4

This collection consists of family papers, correspondence, bound books, and various other material of the Sotheby family of Pocklington, Yorkshire, England

Dates: 1650 - 1900

Star Chamber collection

Call Number: MS 155

Collection of volumes and loose items pertaining to the Star Chamber, a court that existed in England at the Palace of Westminster from approximately the 15th century through 1641, when it was abolished by the Long Parliament.

Dates: 1568 - 1641

Stuart Oliver Henry collection of French literary autographs

Call Number: MS 144

A collection of letters and autographs of French literary figures, along with a scrapbook of notices and reviews regarding publications by Stuart Oliver Henry particularly related to his works on Paris, France and famous Parisians.

Dates: 1892 - 1944

The Dr. David A. Otto, Special Envoy for the Missouri State Teachers Association during the time of the 1971 Paris Peace Talks, collection

Call Number: RH MS 1257
Overview In 1971 a delegation of six individuals travelled to Paris, France as representatives of the Missouri State Teachers Association (MSTA). Their goal was to speak with the Provisional Revolutionary Government of North Vietnam concerning American prisoners of war, and to present 20,000 letters written by MSTA members about the prisoners. The delegation included Dr. David Otto, Stephens College professor of biology; three Stephens College students, Carolyn Crawford, Debby Hargett, and Ann...
Dates: 1970 - 1971

Two Cities correspondence, manuscripts, and proofs

Call Number: MS 49
Overview Two Cities was a literary magazine published in Paris from 1959 to 1964, printing French and English material of interest to the Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, and Lawrence Durrell circles. The magazine was founded by Anaïs Nin and Jean Fanchette, who also served as editor. This collection consists of all its extant archives, including proofs, accepted and rejected manuscripts, correspondence with authors and financial records. It is roughly sorted into the original order of the files, which had...
Dates: 1958 - 1966

W.G. Vincent papers

Call Number: RH MS 933

This collection includes correspondence, personal records, typescript and mimeograph copies of published material, predominantly of plays and poetry.

Dates: approximately 1900-1946

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