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Naomi Royde-Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1
Overview

This collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence from 1926 to 1934, mostly in connection to Naomi Royde-Smith's publishing and writing career, but personal and other business correspondence is also present. The collection also contains some of Royde-Smith's short story manuscripts, household bills/receipts, royalty statements, invitations, correspondence written by/to Royde-Smith's husband Ernest Milton, and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1926 - 1934

Papers of A. E. van Vogt

 Collection
Call Number: MS 322
Overview

This collection includes the correspondence between A. E. van Vogt and his publishers, a copy of the manuscript, “The Anarchist Colossus”, and signed published books under the same title.

Dates: 1953 - 1984

Papers of Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy

 Collection
Call Number: MS 24
Overview

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

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Call Number: MS E59
Overview

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

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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

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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

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Call Number: MS 3
Overview

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

Papers on the East Indies, etc.

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Call Number: MS E14
Overview

Bound volume containing 28 formerly independent items written by French-Swiss surgeon Laurent Garcin, written while he worked for the Dutch East India Company. Items include his logbooks, journals, essays, notes, letters, etc., focusing on such topics as natural history; voyages; politics; etc.

Dates: approximately 1720-1728, 1732, after 1740, after 1753

Personal papers of Charles D. Michener

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Call Number: PP 450
Overview

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

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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

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Call Number: PP 597
Overview

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

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Call Number: PP 24
Overview

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

 Collection
Call Number: PP 46
Overview

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

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Call Number: PP 76
Overview

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

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Call Number: PP 483
Overview

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

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Call Number: PP 591
Overview

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Call Number: PP 515
Overview

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

 Collection
Call Number: PP 512
Overview

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

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Call Number: PP 487
Overview

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

Philosophie morale

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS A27
Overview

French manuscript composed between 1643 and 1661 on moral pPhilosophy

Dates: 1643 - 1661

Physionomie du Théâtre de l'Odéon

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E24
Overview

An llustrated satire in French against the acting and audiences at the Odéon Theater, Paris,

Dates: approximately 1842-1845?

Pierre de L'Estoile bound manuscript fragment

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Call Number: MS C72
Overview

Fragments of poems, prose, and other items from 16th century French diarist Pierre de L'Estoile.

Dates: after 1591, probably before 1611

Pierre Villars' Memoirs of the Court of Spain

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Call Number: MS C84
Overview

Mémoires de la Cour d'Espagne depuis l'année 1678, jusqu'en l'année 1682. Leaf [1] blank, leafs [2-3] are an Introduction suggesting le marquis de Villars to be the author. Engraved portrait of Louis Hector, duc de Villars, with another version pasted on the back. Leaf [4] most of introduction, leaf [5] blank, numbered pages 1-427 text. Leaf [1-12] at the end of the volume is Tables de maitieres, leaf [13] blank. There are also two letters found laid in the volume, located at MS P196.

Dates: after 1682 (18th century?)

Recueil de pièces concernant le Jansénisme,etc.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C86
Overview

51 manuscripts or printed tracts or extracts in Latin or French, bound together. They are mostly concerned with theological discipline and many with the Sorbonne.

Dates: approximately 1680

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