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Citizen Diplomacy Archives of Bob Swan

Call Number: RH MS 1393

From the early 1980s through the 2000s, Bob Swan organized several major United States-Soviet initiatives to improve relations between the two nations and their citizens. This collection consists of manuscript material, publications, audio-visual materials, and objects related to Swan's initiatives and to his interest in the culture and history of the countries that made up the Soviet Union.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-2007 ( 1982-2001)

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

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

Kurt Thurmaier poster collection

Call Number: RH WL MS R11

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

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

Meeting for Peace promotional material

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P698
Overview Held in Lawrence, Kansas, 12-18 October 1990, the gathering was organized by the Meeting for Peace Foundation to promote diplomacy between 500 Soviet delegates and United States business and academic delegates. Bob Swan served as co-chairperson for the USA and Prof. Robert Ivanov served as co-chairperson for the USSR. This collection includes 2 packets of information. One packet has general information about the gathering and the place where the workshops were held, the University of...
Dates: 1990

Personal Papers of Heinrich Stammler

Call Number: PP 525

The collection contains notes on Slavic literature, various published articles in Slavic languages, multiple Slavic newspapers, as well as correspondence dating from 1969 to 1997 from various countries.

Dates: 1969 - 2004

Personal Papers of John "Jack" A. Weir

Call Number: PP 404

Jack Weir was a Professor in genetics at the University of Kansas from 1950-1983. This collection includes papers of professional research as well as personal manuscripts, correspondence, and materials of special interests.

Dates: 1904 - 1997

Personal papers of John T. Alexander

Call Number: PP 46

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 Robert E. Hemenway

Call Number: PP 487

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

Personal papers of Stephen J. Parker

Call Number: PP 574

This collection consists of various letters and articles of Stephen Jan Parker during his years teaching as a Slavic Languages and Literature professor at the University of Kansas, organized chronologically. Correspondents include students and other professors and faculty members, and they cover a range of topics from teaching methods to areas of responsibility within the department. The collection also includes some Russian letters with pictures and postcards attached.

Dates: 1973 - 2005

Richard Rhodes papers

Call Number: RH MS 1134

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

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