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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

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

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

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

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 to Stephen Gaselee from different correspondents

Call Number: MS P600

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

Dates: 1910 - 1941

Oral history project regarding the Hispanic community of Emporia, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 751

This collection is comprised of transcripts of interviews conducted for an oral history project in the Hispanic community in Emporia, Kansas, in 1980. Robert Oppenheimer was involved with this project and interviews were conducted by Sandra Granado, Simon Rodriguez, Linda Hernandez and others. The collection also includes modern photographic prints from copy negatives of photographs obtained through the oral history project.

Dates: 1980

Oral history project regarding the Hispanic community of Garden City, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 750

This collection includes audio cassette tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Robert Oppenheimer and others for a Hispanic oral history project in Garden City, Kansas, as well as modern photoprints from copy negatives of photographs from the local Hispanic community. The project was a result of a grant from the Kansas Council for the Humanities initiated by Dr. Oppenheimer, who was a professor in the University of Kansas' History Department.

Dates: 1977 - 1981

Papers of Bishop John A. Gregg

Call Number: RH MS 579

The papers of Bishop John A. Gregg are those of an African American and native Kansan who became a leader in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and in higher education. The papers also document his missionary activities in South Africa and during World War II.

Dates: 1869-1969

Papers of James N. Mason

Call Number: RH WL MS 41

James N. Mason has been a notable member of the National Socialist and White Supremacist movements in the United States. This collection contains his personal papers generated from four decades of political activism.

Dates: 1900 - 2011

Papers of Theodore Sturgeon

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 Albert E. Palmerlee

Call Number: PP 7

Albert E. Palmerlee was a 1961 graduate of the University of Kansas. His father was Albert S. Palmerlee, who became Assistant Dean of the KU School of Engineering. This collection contains four papers on the geography and anthropology of Mexico and Costa Rica and some of his notes and photographs into the archaeology of Costa Rica.

Dates: 1957 - 1960

Personal papers of Andrew Debicki

Call Number: PP 441

Andrew Debicki was a Professor of Spanish at the University of Kansas from 1968-2005, during which time he also held multiple administrative positions. This collection contains material reflecting his activities as teacher, administrator, and author and expert in the field of modern Spanish and Latin-American poetry.

Dates: 1968 - 2005

Personal papers of Charles D. Michener

Call Number: PP 450

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 Charles Stansifer

Call Number: PP 589

Charles Stansifer was a long-time faculty member of the University of Kansas' History Department with a focus in Latin American Studies. This collection consists of Stansifer's professional records of his research, service, and teaching, as well as material regarding Stansifer's personal life and interests.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1963 - 2012

Personal papers of Fletcher Flora

Call Number: PP 518
Overview Fletcher Flora was a crime and mystery fiction writer with published novels and stories in anthologies and magazines. He attended the University of Kansas for his master’s degree and taught creative writing courses for the University of Kansas extension service. This collection includes newspaper clippings, legal documents and correspondence pertaining to his fiction works, unpublished and draft manuscripts, and published versions of his writing. It also includes letters and notes he wrote...
Dates: 1939 - 1986

Personal Papers of George W. Woodyard

Call Number: PP 216
Overview Woodyard taught in the Department of Spanish and Portugese at the University of Kansas beginning in 1966. This collection consists of a manuscript, Bibliography of Latin American Theatre Criticism, 1940-1974, as well as numerous other publications written by Woodyard. Also included are papers relating to classes he taught, including information on various Latin American authors whose work he taught, as well as papers relating to the construction of the Rotary...
Dates: 1921 - 2010

Personal Papers of James A. Clifton

Call Number: PP 528

James A. Clifton was a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Kansas from 1962-1970. This collection contains Clifton's ethnographic research materials on socio-economic conditions in Chilean communities; African-Americans in St. Louis and Lawrence, Kansas; and the Potawatomi language.

Dates: 1933 - 1974

Personal Papers of John Laurence Day

Call Number: PP 551

John Laurence Day was a professor of journalism at the University of Kansas from 1966-1988 years. The collection includes Day's personal and professional correspondence, journalism documents, newspaper articles, clippings, lectures, scrapbooks, short fiction, notes, and travel information.

Dates: 1828 - 2000

Personal Papers of Louis La Coss

Call Number: PP 76

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

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