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"A collection of original drawings illustrating the ornithology of the Orientals"

Call Number: MS Q14

Collection of 190 pictures of birds in watercolor, pen, and pencil, by several artists, as well as 2 title pages, board, and spine. Includes birds found in Australia, India, and New Guinea.

Dates: After 1801?

A Miscellany of Deeds and Manorial, Estate, Probate and Family Documents

Call Number: MS 239

This collection of miscellaneous documents, written between the 13th to 19th centuries, mostly relate to land and property transactions and maintenance in England. The bulk of the documents are dated from the 16th through 19th centuries. The remaining documents concern legal and official matters, family papers, probate and wills, and accounts and business. The documents pertain to many of the counties in England, as well as some matters taking place in other parts of the British Isles.

Dates: 1230-1900 (bulk 1461-1860)

Adversaria. The Common-Place-Book, by Robert Courthope Sims

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B40

Commonplace book, or a volume created to compile knowledge, kept by Robert Courthope Sims of Essex, England.

Dates: approximately 1755-1769 or later

Collection of Accounts of Political and Governmental events

Call Number: MS E205

Collection of 72 separately written accounts of Parliamentary debates, political law-cases, diplomatic correspondence, etc., bound together in two volumes. Most (perhaps all) are near-contemporary copies of the originals.

Dates: Events date from 1558-1640; writings separately copied 17th century (nearly contemporary)

Deeds of Hoon (Derbyshire) Manor

Call Number: MS 52

A collection of documents for Hoon (Derbyshire) Manor, England.

Dates: 1323 to 1733+

Fletcher of Saltoun collection

Call Number: MS 109

A collection of books and manuscripts relating to the Fletcher of Saltoun Family, most of which have come from Saltoun Hall. Salton (Saitoun) is an estate east of Edinburgh, Scotland, in East Lothian (Haddington). The manuscripts are mostly estate account-books (1750-1806 and undated) but also include notes on agriculture (18th century), common-place books in English and Latin (18th century), and a paraphrase of the Corpus Iuris Civilis (1600s?).

Dates: approximately 1600-1806

Index abecedarius: an alphabetical index to the first edition of the 'Species Plantarum' of Linnaeus

Call Number: MS P649
Overview This manuscript and associated papers by the botanist, William Philip Hiern (1839-1925), form a record of the production of his Index abecedarius: an alphabetical index to the first edition of the 'Species Plantarum' of Linnaeus. The manuscript includes the title, introduction and text of the index, copied by an amanuensis but bearing the author's signature, corrections and other annotations. The manuscript was probably written early in 1906, because the author's pencil annotation on the...
Dates: 1906

Kaye family papers

Call Number: MS 240B

This collection consists of estate documents, principally deeds, of the Kaye family of Woodsome in Yorkshire, England, from the thirteenth to eighteenth centuries with the majority of documents dating from the sixteenth to the seventeenth centuries. Some locations cited in these documents include Almondbury, Honley, Kirkheaton, Slaithwaite, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, etc.

Dates: circa 1200-1770

Legal papers concerning church attendance, etc. of Norfolk Recusants

Call Number: MS 106

Legal papers: certificates and evidence taken concerning church attendance, etc. during the Protestant Reformation in Elizabethan England. Apparently originals, kept together after being issued by the Commission; include signatures. (Item 2 is a fair copy largely in a single hand.)

Dates: 1591

Letters by Carl Linne and enclosed material

Call Number: MS P188

Unbound letter from Carl von Linne or Carl Linnaeus to Dr. de Sauvages [Francois Boissier de la Croix de Sauvages, 1706-1767], discussing botany, medicine, friendly scholarly gossip. Collection also includes portraits and supplementary 20th-century material.

Dates: 1740

Memoranda kept in Merlinus Liberatus: Being an Almanack

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS A11
Overview Printed book containing manuscript memoranda regarding legal and financial matters, family, cattle, etc. Volume was kept by John Stocker of Somerton, England. The volume includes 7 printed preliminary pages (title page, dedication to Dering on astrology, tables of tides, sunrise, terms, sovereigns, poem denouncing the Jacobites); pages for January-December (each month consists of 2 facing printed pages: the left contains a table of the calendar, with saint's days, times of ascension (?), and...
Dates: 1697

North Family Papers

Call Number: MS 240A
Overview These are estate and personal archives of the North family of Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, and Wroxton Abbey, Oxfordshire, as well as other places in England, from the 13th to 19th centuries, with the majority of documents dating from the 16th through 18th centuries. Document types include deeds, manorial documents, legal and official matters, accounts, family papers and correspondence. Some additional locations cited in these documents include Harlow, Ashley and Silverley, London, and...
Dates: approximately 1250-1856 (bulk 1500-1797)

Obligations by Peter Rogers, gent. of Middlesex and Peter Brockelsbye, gent, of St. Andrew's Holborn, Middlesex, to pay Edward Thomas de Graies 200 English pounds

 Collection — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MS 12:2

Fragment of document. Obligation by Peter Rogers, gent. of Middlesex and Peter Brockelsbye, gent., of St. Andrew's Holborn, Middlesex, to pay Edward Thomas de Graces 200 English pounds or...

Dates: October 1647

Personal papers of Brian Priestman

Call Number: PP 446

Brian Priestman joined the University of Kansas faculty as artist in residence and conductor of the Symphony Orchestra in 1992; his final performance as conductor for KU was in 2002. This collection consists almost entirely of sheet music used by Priestman, as well as a 6 page section of typed notes of explanation on his edits to Lalande's Te Deum.

Dates: approximately 1950s

Personal Papers of Marilyn Stokstad

Call Number: PP 470

Marilyn Stokstad joined the Art History faculty at the University of Kansas in 1958 and led the department in several roles before earning emerita status as the Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History. This collection of her papers includes notes, chapters, and proofs for the textbook Art History, family history and photographs, personal and professional correspondence, and reports and notes related to the University of Kansas.

Dates: 1929 - 2016

Poems of James Maidment

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E260

Album: collection of 30 manuscripts and printed poems: political satires, drinking songs, etc. Most appear to be separately produced contemporary copies or originals, bound in or tipped in. Places: England and Scotland.

Dates: Composed: between 1600? to 1808

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

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

Spelman-Macro miscellany

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E107

Compiled volume of separately written pieces bound together, including historical notes, 17th century poems, petitions, etc.

Dates: compiled 17-18th centuries

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

William P. Albrecht collection

Call Number: MS 18
Overview This collecton consists of several collections formed by Professor William P. Albrecht of the University of Kansas' English Department to give his students practice in reading documents from the early modern and modern periods. This includes items at MS 18, which consist primarily of English and Scottish legal documents (manorial documents, notarial instruments, charters, court rolls, indentures, etc.), including documents by/pertaining to English monarchs dating from 1375, 1501-1689....
Dates: 1375; 1501-1689; 1801-1962

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