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Beverly Boyd Research on Philippine Duchesne

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Call Number: RH MS 1305
Overview

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

Giovanni Costa letters

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Call Number: MS P673
Overview Giovanni Costa of the Society of Jesuits (S.J.) wrote these three letters to three English contacts on the same day in 1851: Thomas Grant (1816-1870), Roman Catholic bishop of Southward; Jesuit Father Brownbill in London; and Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman (1802-1865), cardinal and archbishop of Westminster. In each of these letters, he provided an introduction to Mr. Giacomo Laguita (1813-1895), described as a good Catholic and the lawyer of the British Legation in Naples, Italy. He asked...
Dates: November 15, 1851

Giuseppe de Lama bound book of annotated poems

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Call Number: MS C104
Overview

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

Grant-Bradbury family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 965
Overview The Grant-Bradbury Family Papers are those of Mary Amelia Grant, a professor of classical languages at the University of Kansas at Lawrence from 1921 to 1960. The collection contains many of the donor's personal papers, but is largely comprised of correspondence, diaries, legal documents, and photographs which document the lives of her parents and maternal grandparents of Topeka, Kansas, her father's Grant family ancestors of Livingston County, Michigan, and her mother's Bradbury ancestors...
Dates: 1716 - 1987

James Joyce miscellany

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Call Number: MS 134
Overview

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

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

Papers of Herk Harvey

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Call Number: RH MS 1229
Overview

Herk Harvey was an actor, vice president, director, and producer for Centron Films in Lawrence, Kansas. This collection contains film treatments, notes, correspondence, catalogs, slides, contracts, a mayoral proclamation, news articles, photographs, scripts, and an Academy Award Nomination plaque.

Dates: 1962 - 2007

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 Theodore Sturgeon

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Call Number: MS 303
Overview American science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) was considered an innovator of the genre and one of the first real stylists. He began publishing short stories in the 1930s. In his lifetime Sturgeon authored six novels and numerous short stories. In the 1960s he worked as a screen writer for television shows that included The Invaders, The Land of the Lost, The Wild, Wild West, and...
Dates: 1900 - 2010

Personal papers of Janice M. Kozma

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Call Number: PP 628
Overview This collection contains records created and compiled by Janice Kozma, a professor in the Department of French and Italian at the University of Kansas from 1977 to 2014. It includes papers and photographs documenting personal and professional endeavors, ephemera gathered during Kozma's travels and academic pursuits, lecture and research materials, records dealing with her published works, and professional and personal correspondence with family, friends, and various professional and personal...
Dates: 1927 - 2018

Personal papers of John T. Alexander

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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 Marilyn Stokstad

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Call Number: PP 470
Overview

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

Personal papers of Mary A. Grant

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Call Number: PP 238
Overview

Mary Grant was an associate professor of Latin and Greek at the University of Kansas. She joined the KU faculty in 1921 and retired in 1960, and inducted into the KU Women's Hall of Fame. Mary Grant's personal papers include poems, both published and unpublished, written by Grant herself, along with a few miscellaneous items. Also included is a cassette tape of the Service of Commemoration for Mary A. Grant.

Dates: 1925 - 1987

Richard Rhodes papers

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Call Number: RH MS 1134
Overview

Richard Rhodes, born in Kansas City, Kansas, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose many books and articles reflect his wide ranging subject interests. In these papers are manuscripts of his writings, copies of his many published works, related correspondence, some personal material and photographs, and the author's extensive research files, containing more than one hundred audio tapes of interviews that he conducted.

Dates: 1938 - 2011

Robert B. Riss Collection

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Call Number: MS 331
Overview

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

Robert Frampton letters

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Call Number: MS Q23
Overview

A collection of nine letters of Robert Frampton, Bishop of Gloucester, including one letter to the Keeper of the Great Seal. The letters concern church government, and, in the case of those to friend William Walsh, social, philosophical, and literary matters.

Dates: 1682, 1697-1702

Rossetti Family Correspondence

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Call Number: MS 23
Overview

Letters from and to Christina, Dante Gabriel, William Michael (and his wife Lucy Madox Brown) Rossetti and their father Gabriele Rossetti.

Dates: 1824-1913

Sotheby Family Papers

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Call Number: MS 4
Overview

This collection consists of family papers, correspondence, bound books, and various other material of the Sotheby family of Pocklington, Yorkshire, England

Dates: 1650 - 1900

William Inge collection

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Call Number: RH MS 165
Overview

This collection of William Inge's papers contains manuscripts for many of his plays, some correspondence and photographs of his sculpture work, and a number of articles written and/or published between 1950 and 1976.

Dates: 1950 - 1976

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