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"A Thousand Years of Erlaheim"/"Tausend Jahre Erlaheim"

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E128
Overview

This collection consists of the manuscript volume "Tausend Jahre Erlaheim" written by William Zirkel, and its English translation completed by Lisbeth Sass, with a forward by Vansel S. Johnson dated from 1960. The volumes include mounted illustrations, facsimiles, maps, photographs, and text regarding the history of Erlaheim in Ravensburg, Germany. Johnson's ancestors, the Johannes family, came to Valley Falls, Kansas in the 1860s from Erlaheim.

Dates: 1956, 1960

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

Bales family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 952
Overview The Bales family papers are those of native Kansans and University of Kansas graduates Orin Roland "Ron" Bales and his wife Katharine (Kufahl) Bales. They contain many photographs, personal papers, and business records of Ron and Katharine Bales, of their Alexander, Bales, Kufahl, and Kean family members who homesteaded in Douglas County, Pottawatomie County, and Leavenworth County, Kansas, and of their Fastenau family members of Nebraska City and Norfolk, Nebraska. Included are many...
Dates: 1855 - 1989

C. Y. Thomas collection

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Call Number: RH MS 539
Overview Christopher Yancy (C.Y.) Thomas was an industrialist who worked very closely with Kenneth and Helen Spencer. He also served one term in the Kansas State Senate from 1969-1972. This collection includes speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, diaries, scrapbooks, awards, and articles relating to Thomas' time with the Spencer Chemical Company and the Kansas State Senate, as well as materials related to family history and other charities and interests throughout...
Dates: 1887 - 1981 (bulk 1940s-1970s)

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)

City of Eudora records

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Call Number: RH MS B48
Overview

Eudora, Kansas records including cemetery records, council minutes, treasurer records, city ordinances, tax rolls, and city council minutes. Also includes Justice of the Peace Court records.

Dates: 1858 - 1924

Correspondence of Henry Sagan

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS 34
Overview

Primarily concerns his Rilke collection. Also copies of Rilke material (1898-1924), 1 Rilke letter (1901), etc.

Dates: 1928 - 1957

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

Curriculum of the Prisoner of War Camp (Concordia, Kansas)

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 240
Overview

Course outlines for University of Kansas courses conducted in 1945 for German soldiers held as prisoners of war at Camp Concordia (Concordia, Kansas) during World War II.

Dates: 1945

Diaries of John H. Eibest

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1343
Overview

John Henry Eibest was a farmer in Grant Township in Douglas County, near Lawrence, Kansas. This collection contains 51 diaries and associated documents pertaining to the farm, property, and life of John Eibest.

Dates: 1880 - 1939

Eberhart Reunion Association collection

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Call Number: RH MS 832
Overview

These Eberhart family histories, photographs, genealogical charts, and minutes of the Eberhart Reunion Association document the family history of Joseph Eberhart and his wife Catherine (Kistler) Eberhart, who emigrated from Pennsylvania to Kansas Territory in 1854, becoming early settlers on a Douglas County claim located south of the Lawrence community. Records of the Association chronicle the Pennsylvania German ancestry of the Eberharts and the history of the Eberharts in Kansas.

Dates: 1888 - 1980

Environmental Research and Development Foundation records

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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

Fahrländer family letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1517
Overview

This collection consists of original letters and typed translations, with contextual notes, from Fahrländer family members and friends in both Germany and the United States to Hermann or Herman Fahrländer, who moved to the United States in the 1880s.

Dates: 1881 - 1959

German State Documents

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Call Number: RH MS 228
Overview This collection of German State Documents, collected by Dr. Charles Sidman, History Professor at the University of Kansas, contains copies of books, book chapters, newspaper articles, dissertations and memoirs from archives throughout Germany. The collection contains information concerning World War I through the mid-1920s, including the "Dolchstoss", or "stab-in-the-back" legend. Following the surrender of Germany in 1918, many right-wing groups claimed that the German Army did not lose...
Dates: 1890 - 1968

Henry D. and Mariana Lohrenz Remple papers

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Call Number: RH MS 1509
Overview

This collection comprises the papers of Henry D. Remple, a clinical psychologist born in the Molotschna Mennonite colony in Ukraine, and Mariana Lohrenz Remple, a teacher and prominent Girl Scout leader. The couple were both descendents of German Mennonites and were based in Lawrence, Kansas for the majority of their adult lives. The collection also includes a small amount of material relating to their children, Lucy Jean (Remple) McAllister and Robert "Robie" Keith Remple.

Dates: 1907 - 2010

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

Hungate family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 1420
Overview

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials from the Hungate family, particularly Dr. Carroll Paul Hungate and his immediate family during the end of World War II when he was stationed in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. There is also a small amount of material, including a scrapbook, from Ida (Devaney) Patterson, Hungate's mother-in-law, and her family.

Dates: circa 1860-1965 (bulk 1920s-1948)

International City/County Management Association (ICMA) records

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Call Number: RH MS 950
Overview The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) was founded in 1914 as the International City Managers Association. ICMA is the professional and educational organization for chief appointed managers, administrators, and assistants in cities, towns, counties, and regional entities worldwide. This collection contains their administrative records dating back to the organization's founding, but is comprised predominately of materials from the 1970s-1990s. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1900 - 2011

Isely family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 7
Overview

Correspondence and family records from the Christian H. Isely family, Swiss immigrants who settled in Brown County, Kansas soon after the area opened for settlement.

Dates: 1849 - 1943

Joseph Rahskopf collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS B9
Overview

This collection includes Joseph Rahskopf's day book and preacher's license, reflecting his career as an evangelical preacher. The collection also includes a letter presumably from a family member, George Rahskopf, who was serving in a Wisconsin regiment during the U.S. Civil War.

Dates: 1859 - 1866

Julius Gottlieb Papers

 Collection — folders: 1-4
Call Number: RH MS P316
Overview Handwritten travel narrative in German, typewritten German transcription, and typewritten English translation of Julius Gottlieb's journey from Bosen, Germany to Pleasanton, Kansas in 1884. Gottlieb wrote his narrative in 1885 and his daughter, Selma Kallis, made the transcription and translation at a later date. Kallis' translation includes explanatory footnotes. Also included in Gottlieb's papers are several items collected on his trip, such as a baggage claim check and a vaccination...
Dates: 1884-1885

Karl Allen collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 60
Overview

This collection contains materials gathered by Karl Allen, an American neo-Nazi who founded the White Party and operated a bookstore on the Party's behalf in the 1960s in Washington, D.C. Includes some bookstore records as well as news clippings, ephemeral publications, correspondence, and other materials related to Allen's socio-political interests.

Dates: 1957 - 1982

Kurt Thurmaier poster collection

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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

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