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Account Book of Henry J. de Coster

 Collection
Call Number: MS B8
Overview This account book written in Flemish and French by Henry J. de Coster from 1790-1802 tracks his lumber trade financial dealings as he begins his business. "In coop boek, begonst met het jaar 1790" is written on the first free flyleaf. A number of leaves, which are notes on accounts often written on the versos of letters, etc., were removed from the book and are housed separately.
Dates: 1790 - 1802

Environmental Research and Development Foundation records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 913
Overview The Environmental Research and Development Foundation (ERDF) was established by the Topeka, Kansas-based Menninger Foundation in 1965 as the Environmental Research Foundation. ERDF maintained offices at different times in Topeka; Kansas City, Missouri; and Tucson, Arizona. This collection of ERDF records primarily includes research files identified by subject, as well as some administrative files. Also included are papers of Edward T. Hall, Missouri-born anthropologist who is best known for his...
Dates: ca. 1965-1980s

Johan Louis Gerlagh volume of watercolors

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D75
Overview Collection of approximately 160 watercolor drawings of natural objects, with some notes and verses in Dutch, from an artist in Holland.
Dates: 1778 - 1798

Kurt Thurmaier poster collection

 Collection
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

Manuscript notes about the history of political-economical theory

 Collection
Call Number: MS C237
Overview Volume of handwritten history of political-economical theory in Europe and the United States (may be lecture-notes or copy ready for printer). Appears to have been written by Professor Vissering: probably Simon Vissering, 1818-1888; possibly Gerard, 1865-1937. Dating for the volume comes from the "1871" mentioned on leaf 262.
Dates: Between 1871 and 1937

Papers on the East Indies, etc.

 Collection
Call Number: MS E14
Overview Bound volume containing 28 formerly independent items written by French-Swiss surgeon Laurent Garcin, written while he worked for the Dutch East India Company. Items include his logbooks, journals, essays, notes, letters, etc., focusing on such topics as natural history; voyages; politics; etc.
Dates: approximately 1720-1728, 1732, after 1740, after 1753

Personal papers of Jan Chiapusso

 Collection
Call Number: PP 24
Overview Jan Chiapusso taught piano in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Kansas from 1934-1960. His collection of personal papers includes primarily personal letters and business correspondence, manuscript pages for his book on 18th century composer Johann Sebastian Bach, photographs, research, publicity materials, sheet music, and clippings from magazines and newspapers.
Dates: 1932 - 1961

Staet vant gunt de Naervolgende steeden in Zuijt [en Noort] Hollandt

 Collection
Call Number: MS Q11:1
Overview This collection consists of a single quire of statistical tables of assessments of Dutch towns for taxation purposes. Dates provided are from the early and mid-17th century.
Dates: 1656?