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Correspondence of Olga Novikova

Call Number: MS 30

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

Diary for 1860, commenced on a passage from Sydney, New South Wales, to Bombay, East Indies [i.e. India, and thence to England], by Mrs. John H. Wilson

Call Number: MS C55
Overview Diary kept aboard a ship (not named in the diary) on a commercial voyage from London (departed April 5, 1859) to Sydney, Australia and via Bombay, India back to England (arriving Hull, July 27, 1860) by Mrs. John H. Wilson, wife of the ship's captain. The diary records the second part of the voyage, beginning sometime after leaving Sydney with the approach to Malabar Coast on January 1, 1860, and going on to describe the stay at Bombay (January 15-March 1, 1860), the voyage from there to St....
Dates: January 1-July 27, 1860

East India Company collection

Call Number: MS 94

This collection consists of a variety of records and documents associated with individuals who worked for the East India Company of Great Britain, as well as records of legal and military matters associated with the Company or with India.

Dates: 1699 - 1858

Letters to William Sharpey

Call Number: MS P61

Collection of letters to William Sharpey from Henry John Carter, a surgeon in the Bombay army doing research on geology and border-line organisms, such as sponges, algae, infusoria to his old "physiology" teacher, the Secretary of the Royal Society. The letters describe Carter's theories and findings, ask for help with editing for publication, and give news of former school-fellows and naturalists.

Dates: 1852-1857; 1872-1873

Naturalist’s Sketch Book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D130

Book of natural history. Brief scientific descriptions and paintings of butterflies and moths, birds, beetles, mantides and locusts, other insects, coral, shellfish, jellyfish, etc. Gives generic and specific characteristics, other names, locality, and bibliographical references to Linnaeus and mid-18th century writers.

Dates: between 1821 and 1900

Papers of Phoebe Emery

Call Number: RH MS 304

This collection consists of diaries and journals which provide daily accounts of the life of Phoebe E. Emery.

Dates: 1907 - 1968

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