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A Collection of Posters from and about Latin America

 Collection
Call Number: Griffith Q109
Overview

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

Assorted legal documents from Continental Europe

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Call Number: MS 220
Overview

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

Charles Heller papers

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Call Number: RH MS 314
Overview

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)

Hollis Hedberg papers

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Call Number: RH MS 546
Overview

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

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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

Papers of Bishop John A. Gregg

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Call Number: RH MS 579
Overview

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

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Call Number: RH WL MS 41
Overview

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

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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 Charles D. Michener

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Call Number: PP 450
Overview

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 Fletcher Flora

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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

 Collection
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 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 Peter D. Ashlock

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Call Number: PP 515
Overview

This collection consists of the personal papers of Peter Dunning Ashlock, which includes research, manuscripts, and publications. It is also comprised of travel information and materials from professional organizations. The collection also includes correspondence as well as newspapers and a map.

Dates: 1950 - 1989

Personal papers of Robert E. Hemenway

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Call Number: PP 487
Overview

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

"Philippine Views" albums, world map, newspaper clippings, etc.

 Collection
Call Number: MS 314
Overview

The bulk of this collection consists of 427 photographic "Philippine Views" in the form of sepia prints mounted in two albums and listed in an accompanying booklet by the publisher, the Photo Supply Company of Manila.

Dates: 1912 - 1914

Rich Crank AIDS Collection

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Call Number: RH MS 1276
Overview

This collection contains information related to the HIV/AIDS health crisis and several exhibitions collected and created by Rich Crank for the University of Kansas Libraries and Lawrence, Kansas community. It includes newspaper articles, magazines, newsletters, governmental resources, brochures, audiovisual materials, and exhibition materials.

Dates: 1986 - 2009

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

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