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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

Account of the 1860 Revolution in Colombia

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS P77

First-person account--possibly fictional--of Revolution of 1860 in Colombia, South America. Account may be incomplete; includes parts 1-7.

Dates: After 1880 (foot note pages 33: 20 años mas tarde)

Albert and Angela Feldstein political ephemera collection

Call Number: RH WL MS 64

This collection contains political ephemera, buttons, stickers and posters from the 1990s through the 2010s, mostly of a left-leaning or liberal political nature from the United States.

Dates: 1990 - 2019

Apuntes para formar un discurse sobre el mal y el bien de Espanã, escrite de orden del rey de las Sicilias, monarca presunte de las Espanás

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C16

Notes to form a speech on the "evil and good" of Spain, written from Naples by Miguel Antonio de la Gándara at the order of Carlos III, king of Spain (1716-1788). Gándara (1719-1783) was a priest born in the Liendo Valley (Cantabria), Spain, who participated in the Concordat of 1753 between Spain and Pope Benedict XIV.

Dates: July 5, 1759

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

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

Carta de venta por Maria Ortiz a Catarina Diaz de las casas en la calle de sant Agùstin : en 26 del junio 1562, Lima, Peru

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E273

Manuscript bill of sale by Maria Ortiz, widow, to Catarina Diaz of a house in the street of Saint Augustine in the city of Lima, Peru.

Dates: June 26, 1562

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

Copies of treaties, letters, decrees, ambassador’s reports, etc, concerning the succession of the throne of Spain

Call Number: MS E236

Collection of contemporary texts concerning Spanish politics, both manuscript and printed: 811 items bound in 1 volume.

Dates: approximately 1700-1715

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?

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

Francisco de Salzedo devotional book

Call Number: MS B50
Overview Devotional book kept and in part written by Francisco de Salzedo. The first part is titled "Cartilla de la doctrina religiosa" and includes at the end a parallel between the canonical hours and the hours of Christ's passion; a Latin poem beginning "Matutina ligat Christum"; and the meaning of the Mass. The second part, entitled "Consejos y documentos espirituales pertenecientes & la Mystica Theologia" by Pedo de la Piftuela contains 7 tracts on prayer, meditation, and the amorous union...
Dates: copied 1744

Francisco María Núñez Monge papers

Call Number: MS 88

This collection consists of two typescripts: Legislación sobre el monopolio de Licores y la fábrica Nacional (a history of legislation on the liquor monopoly) (1940) and Estudio Histórico sobre la producción y el monopolio de licores en Costa Rica (a study on the historical production and monopoly of liquors in Costa Rica) (1941).

Dates: 1940, 1941

Historical documents of the Convento de la Madre de Dios

Call Number: MS C238
Overview This book contains memoranda from the Convento de la Madres deo Dios in Torrelaguna (Toledo archdiocese, province of Madrid). It includes notarial transcriptions of documents that the monastery found it necessary to remember, jottings of events, inventories, etc., added to cover the history of the monastery. It appears to have been destroyed in 1809, during the Peninsular War between Bourbon Spain and Napoleon Bonaparte; it was suppressed in 1835 under a royal decree suppressing monasteries...
Dates: approximately 1520 - [early 19th century]

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

International City/County Management Association (ICMA) records

Call Number: RH MS 950
Overview The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) was founded in 1914 as the International City Managers Association. ICMA is the professional and educational organization for chief appointed managers, administrators, and assistants in cities, towns, counties, and regional entities worldwide. This collection contains their administrative records dating back to the organization's founding, but is comprised predominately of materials from the 1970s-1990s. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1900 - 2011

Kansas City, Kansas, Spanish Speaking office interviews and slides

Call Number: RH MS 752
Overview This collection includes transcripts of oral interviews conducted with Hispanic members of the Kansas City, Kansas community and slides produced for a slide show done by the Kansas City, Kansas, Spanish Speaking office, an entity that no longer exists. The interviews and slides were done in the early 1980s, Robert Oppenheimer and Laurie Bretz conducting the interviews. The people in the slides are presumably people in the Kansas City, Kansas area. A large number of the slides contain...
Dates: early 1980s

Kansas Paraguay Partners collection

Call Number: RH MS 849

Kansas Paraguay Partners (KPP) was founded in 1968, based upon the relationship of Mennonite communities in Kansas and Paraguayans. A volunteer organization, the KPP promotes cultural exchange between citizens of the two areas. The collection contains general information about the organization.

Dates: 1970 - 1989

Letters between Philip IV, King of Spain, and Sor Mariá de Jesús, abbess of Agreda. Spain

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E25

Letters between Philip IV of Spain and Sor María de Jesús, abbess of Agreda.

Dates: 1646 - 1662

Letters to Stephen Gaselee from different correspondents

Call Number: MS P600

Bibliographical and literary correspondence of Sir Stephen Gaselee (1882-1943).

Dates: 1910 - 1941

Liber Locorum Theologicorvm, dictated by Joanne Josepho Arce to Petrus Josephus a Barriga

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C303

This is a manuscript in ink of theological writings in Latin dictated in 1795 by Joanne Josepho Arce, master of sacred theology, to Petrus Josephus Barriga, theologian at the College (Seminary) of Saint Jerome in Arequipa, Peru. The volume is bound in vellum and there is a partly legible poem in Spanish on the front cover.

Dates: 1795

Libro de Casa del Presbytero Don Joseph Mariano de Pineda

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C304

This book, kept during the period 1815-1839, appears to be a record of the religious services performed and payments received by a priest, who signs himself throughout as either Don Joseph Mariano de Pineda or Don Joseph Alexo Mariano de Pineda. The location of origin is presumably Peru, where the manuscript was acquired. The book begins with an alphabetical register followed by 86 numbered pages, some of which are blank.

Dates: 1815 - 1839

Manuscripts relating to Guatemala (and Honduras, etc.)

Call Number: MS 187
Overview Miscellaneous unbound manuscripts removed from the Griffith Collection of printed Guatemalan source material. The content covers the dates 1627-1937 but is mainly 1640-1830. Contains some records of the University of S. Carlos and the Protomedicato, 1627-1838, 1887; 8 governmental documents, 1824, 1831, 1855; 49 letters by Rafael Carrera, 1846-1864; and some papers relating to the Rojas family. Although most of the manuscripts are Guatemalan in origin, some are Honduran, and there is one...
Dates: 1627-1937 (bulk 1640-1830)

Mexican recipes

Call Number: MS 346

A collection of culinary recipes, written in various hands, that appears to be from central and southern Mexico. Most of the recipes are individual leaves of paper, but a few are bound. Included is a leather wrapper from which the recipes were removed. Most recipes are undated, but one is dated 1817. The recipes do not have authors; however, four recipes include the names of recipients. Original spellings have been used in listing the recipes in the inventory.

Dates: early 19th century

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