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Album of Architectural and Topographical Drawings and Etchings

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C297

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

Call Number: RH MS 1333

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

Beverly Boyd Research on Philippine Duchesne

Call Number: RH MS 1305

This collection consists of correspondence, letters, photographs, articles, books, and other materials pertaining to Saint Philippine Duchesne, from research conducted by Beverly Boyd, a former English Department faculty member at the University of Kansas who has written extensively about the saint. The collection includes information relating to Duchesne's life and accomplishments as well as her canonization in 1988 and interest about and insight into her life from a variety of cultures.

Dates: 1818 - 2013

Catholic Bulletin collection

Call Number: MS 329

This collection consists of typed and handwritten drafts of writings submitted to the editors of the Catholic Bulletin and Book Review, an Irish periodical, as well as correspondence to the editors, to the publishers at M.H. Gill and Son, and specifically to John Joseph O'Kelly, one of the editors of the Bulletin and an Irish republican of the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1916-1952, 1987

Charles Heller papers

Call Number: RH MS 314

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)

Christine "Felix" Sturgeon papers

Call Number: MS 330

The collection contains a large number of letters concerning Christine Sturgeon's family life, her travels, her submitted writings/sketches, and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. It also contains a collection of written works by Christine and her second husband Argyll, including drafts, manuscripts, and published materials, both poetry and prose. Finally there are a number of keepsakes from Christine's travels.

Dates: 1913 - 1954

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)

Correspondence of Isidor Landau

Call Number: MS 2

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 Lady Mary Holland

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-20
Call Number: MS 203A

This is a collection of 20 letters, dated 1771-1777, from Lady Mary Holland (ca 1746-1778), wife of Stephen Fox, to Françoise Payne (lLater Lady Lavington), wife of the governor of the Leeward Islands. They consist of social and domestic news from one politician's wife to another.

Dates: 1772 - 1777

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

D'Olier family papers

Call Number: MS 246

This collection of manuscripts and published sources concerns the life and ancestry of Richard D'Olier of Dublin, Ireland, a leader in 18th century Dublin Methodism whose Huguenot ancestors emigrated from France to Ireland. Included is a memoir recounting the 1793 to 1794 imprisonment of the Richard D'Olier family members who were residing at Montauban in the south of France when the Reign of Terror commenced.

Dates: approximately 1884-1909

English Poetical Miscellanies first-line index

Call Number: MS 333

This first-line index to Arthur Case's Bibliography of English Poetical Miscellanies, 1521-1750 was a collaborative project of Richard Charles Boys and Arthur Mizener. They had gone through the miscellanies listed by Case, writing down the first line of each poem on a slip of paper and stamping the slip with the Case item numbers, making notations of variant forms on the same line on the front or back of the slip, and sometimes noting the author.

Dates: compiled 196?

Environmental Research and Development Foundation records

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

Ernesto Alvarado García collection

Call Number: MS 64

Correspondence, notes on law and history, financial records, and scrapbooks, etc., belonging to Ernesto Alvarado García (1904-1972) of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Dates: 1939 - 1966

Frank Kersnowski papers

Call Number: MS 340

This collection includes correspondence and recordings of interviews with Irish writers, and additional paper materials related to interviews with the writers. The materials were compiled by Dr. Frank Kernsnowski, an English Professor and Irish studies scholar who earned his doctorate at the University of Kansas, and retired from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. Also included are enclosures removed from Kersnowski's book collection of Irish literature.

Dates: 1965 - 2003

Franklyn D. Ott and Aleta Jo Petrik-Ott papers

Call Number: MS 368

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)

Frederick Allan Whitehead papers

Call Number: RH MS 162

This collection consists of activist publications from the 1960s and 1970s, including from the Stevens Institute of Hoboken, New Jersey, and from the Students for a Democratic Society, maintained by Fred Whitehead from when he was a student at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas and Columbia University in New York.

Dates: 1963 - 1970

Giuseppe de Lama bound book of annotated poems

Call Number: MS C104

Bound book of poems, annotated. Fair copy (holograph?) made apparently to present to the dedicatee, "Madame la Comtesse Blanche Uggeri de la Somaglia" (Somaglia, Bianca Uggeri Capece della, 1743-1822, of Piacenza). The volume includes social verses with semi-biographical notes on the Parisians who inspired them and their own poems. There are also some political allusions.

Dates: 1795 - 1796

Hollis Hedberg papers

Call Number: RH MS 546

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

James Joyce miscellany

Call Number: MS 134

A collection of photostat copies compiled by James F. Spoerri of Irish-born author James Joyce letters, primarily to publisher Grant Richards; poet Ezra Pound; Irish writer James Stephens; Joyce's daughter, Lucia Joyce; Joyce's sister, Eileen Joyce Shaurek, and others. The backs of some of the photostats are annotated with a repository name. Collection also includes some newspaper clippings and reprints of prospectuses for the novel Ulysses.

Dates: 1915 - 1919

Jane Wofford Malin collection

Call Number: RH MS 1444

Jane Wofford Malin grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, had a career teaching French in Texas, and then retired to her home town of Lawrence, Kansas. This collection documents her life and her connections to Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas, and in France and abroad. The correspondence in this collection, as well as papers and photographs of Malin and each of her parents, represents two generations of Midwestern life.

Dates: approximately 1860s, 1890s-2016 (bulk 1926 - 2016)

John Armstrong collection

Call Number: MS 101

Collection of primarily political and military letters and manuscripts written by Colonel John Armstrong of the British Army of the early 18th century, an engineer and expert on the Dunkirk fortifications in France.

Dates: 1704 - 1730

Letters, literary manuscripts, and personal papers of the Porter family

Call Number: MS 28

The Porter family papers consist of letters, literary manuscripts and personal papers of an English literary family from the mid-18th century to the mid-19th century. Two-thirds of the almost 3000 items in the collection consists of the correspondence of the siblings, Sir Robert Ker Porter (1777-1842), Jane Porter (1776-1850), Anna Maria Porter (1778-1832), and other members of the Porter family.

Dates: 1750 - 1849

Letters received by Edward Weston

Call Number: MS D159

The collection consists of 141 letters and related items bound together in a single volume and received by Edward Weston (1703-1770, Under-Secretary of State for the Northern Province, and editor of the London Gazette) from diplomats and governmental agents on the Continent, during the Wars of the Austrian Succession. The letters mostly concern military and political matters.

Dates: August 17-December 31, 1743

Maupin family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS P406

This collection consists of a genealogical history of the Maupin family compiled by Florence M. Maupin in 1981. It contains details about the Maupin family's journey from France to the United States, family stories, an index of prominent Maupin family members, and Maupin's research process and materials.

Dates: 1981

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