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A Collection of Posters from and about Latin America

Call Number: Griffith Q109

This collection of posters from different Latin American countries covers a wide range of subjects relevant to the geographical region. The posters range in date from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1970s-2010s

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

Call Number: RH MS E128

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

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

Architectural drawings by Edmund Hutawa

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS G55

This collection consists of 1 set of unbound gatherings, architectural drawings on tissue/tracing paper laid on (some loose). Also includes a loose map of Templedorff area near Potsdamer Tor of Berlin. Handwritten notes (in German) throughout; most on pieces of notepaper glued to leaves.

Dates: 1828 - 1829

Assorted legal documents from Continental Europe

Call Number: MS 220

A collection of unrelated legal documents from different countries and other political entities in continental Europe, dating from approximately the 1300s to the early 1800s. Documents come from Germany, Austria, the Holy Roman Empire, Iberia, Italy, France, Belgium, and unknown geographic locations.

Dates: 14th century-early 19th century

Bales family papers

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

Beschreibung einer (neuen) Buchszenmeisterey

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E31

A treatise written by Josephus Furthenbach (or Joseph Furttenbach) on firearms and fireworks, with ten leaves at end concerned with surveying instruments used for planning fortifications.

Dates: 1634?

C. Y. Thomas collection

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

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)

City of Eudora records

Call Number: RH MS B48

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

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

Dates: 1928 - 1957

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 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

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

Call Number: RH MS 240

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

Call Number: RH MS 1343

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

Call Number: RH MS 832

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

Edith Krull collection

Call Number: MS 345

As a journalist, Dr. Edith Krull (1921-1987) traveled throughout East Germany viewing art exhibitions. The bulk of this collection consists of alphabetically organized art exhibition catalogs from her work as an art critic. The collection also includes sizable groups of facsimile art postcards, as well as programs of opera, concert, and ballet performances, posters, bibliographic index cards, and other items.

Dates: 1952 - 1990

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

Extrait des maximes manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C98

This volume provides brief principles of military science, dating from 1747 and written in French. Included is a later plan of battle of Lobositz, October 1, 1756, added in German.

Dates: 1747, 1756

Fahrländer family letters

Call Number: RH MS 1517

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

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

Call Number: RH MS 1509

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

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

Hugo Rothstein Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P724

Hugo Rothstein (1810-1865), a major in the Prussian army and director of Berlin's Royal Central Gymnasium (Konigliche Turnlehrer Bildungsaustalt), sends new year's greetings to an unidentified "Doktor".

Dates: January 5, 1853

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