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"A Thousand Years of Erlaheim"/"Tausend Jahre Erlaheim"

Call Number: RH MS E128
Overview This collection consists of the manuscript volume "Tausend Jahre Erlaheim" written by William Zirkel, and its English translation completed by Lisbeth Sass, with a forward by Vansel S. Johnson dated from 1960. The volumes include mounted illustrations, facsimiles, maps, photographs, and text regarding the history of Erlaheim in Ravensburg, Germany. Johnson's ancestors, the Johannes family, came to Valley Falls, Kansas in the 1860s from Erlaheim.
Dates: 1956, 1960

Architectural drawings by Edmund Hutawa

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS G55
Overview This collection consists of 1 set of unbound gatherings, architectural drawings on tissue/tracing paper laid on (some loose). Also includes a loose map of Templedorff area near Potsdamer Tor of Berlin. Handwritten notes (in German) throughout; most on pieces of notepaper glued to leaves.
Dates: 1828 - 1829

Bales family papers

Call Number: RH MS 952
Overview The Bales family papers are those of native Kansans and University of Kansas graduates Orin Roland "Ron" Bales and his wife Katharine (Kufahl) Bales. They contain many photographs, personal papers, and business records of Ron and Katharine Bales, of their Alexander, Bales, Kufahl, and Kean family members who homesteaded in Douglas County, Pottawatomie County, and Leavenworth County, Kansas, and of their Fastenau family members of Nebraska City and Norfolk, Nebraska. Included are many letters...
Dates: 1855 - 1989

Beschreibung einer (neuen) Buchszenmeisterey

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E31
Overview A treatise written by Josephus Furthenbach (or Joseph Furttenbach) on firearms and fireworks, with ten leaves at end concerned with surveying instruments used for planning fortifications.
Dates: 1634?

Eberhart Reunion Association collection

Call Number: RH MS 832
Overview These Eberhart family histories, photographs, genealogical charts, and minutes of the Eberhart Reunion Association document the family history of Joseph Eberhart and his wife Catherine (Kistler) Eberhart, who emigrated from Pennsylvania to Kansas Territory in 1854, becoming early settlers on a Douglas County claim located south of the Lawrence community. Records of the Association chronicle the Pennsylvania German ancestry of the Eberharts and the history of the Eberharts in Kansas.
Dates: 1888 - 1980

Edith Krull collection

Call Number: MS 345
Overview As a journalist, Dr. Edith Krull (1921-1987) traveled throughout East Germany viewing art exhibitions. The bulk of this collection consists of alphabetically organized art exhibition catalogs from her work as an art critic. The collection also includes sizable groups of facsimile art postcards, as well as programs of opera, concert, and ballet performances, posters, bibliographic index cards, and other items.
Dates: 1952 - 1990

Fahrländer family letters

Call Number: RH MS 1517
Overview This collection consists of original letters and typed translations, with contextual notes, from Fahrländer family members and friends in both Germany and the United States to Hermann or Herman Fahrländer, who moved to the United States in the 1880s.
Dates: 1881 - 1959

Henry D. and Mariana Lohrenz Remple papers

Call Number: RH MS 1509
Overview 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

Hugo Rothstein Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P724
Overview Hugo Rothstein (1810-1865), a major in the Prussian army and director of Berlin's Royal Central Gymnasium (Konigliche Turnlehrer Bildungsaustalt), sends new year's greetings to an unidentified "Doktor".
Dates: January 5, 1853

Joseph Rahskopf collection

Call Number: RH MS B9
Overview This collection includes Joseph Rahskopf's day book and preacher's license, reflecting his career as an evangelical preacher. The collection also includes a letter presumably from a family member, George Rahskopf, who was serving in a Wisconsin regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1859 - 1866

Letter from Erich Maria Remarque

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P745
Overview Typed letter from German author Erich Maria Remarque (1898-1970) to Ludwig Isenberg in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Remarque writes about Universal's filming of his second book, mentioning Carl Laemmle, and states that he hopes to come to the United States in future and see Isenberg.
Dates: November 26, 1937

Midwest Distributors records

Call Number: RH MS 949
Overview Midwest Distributors was founded in 1978 in Kansas City, Missouri with assistance from the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines, and was later supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The organization promoted and distributed small press literature and alternative cultural materials to libraries, bookstores, and individuals primarily in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, as well as southern Illinois, Iowa, and Indiana. This collection of their records consists primarily of...
Dates: 1978 - 1988

Nüzliches Allerlei zur Haushaltung, written for Antoinette Weikart by her father

Call Number: MS B108
Overview Book: household and cookery recipes, including some ciphers.
Dates: 1822

St. Paul's United Church of Christ records

Call Number: RH MS 709
Overview This collection contains papers and books from St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Eudora, Kansas, founded in 1869. Records of the church include meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, hymnals, religious texts, and certificates. Also included is a congregational register, dated 1923-1945, for the Evangelical St. Paul's Church of Lawrence, Kansas.
Dates: 1869 - 1996

Tagebücher, 1875-1880, and Auszüge aus dem Tagebuch des Karl Lücke, 1880-1882

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C42
Overview Tagebücher (diary), 1875-1880, and Auszüge aus dem Tagebuch des Karl Lücke (excerpts from Karl Oskar Rassilo Lücke's diary), 1880-1882. The volume was copied by Arthur Runge [Berlin, Germany?], dating from August 1935.
Dates: 1935 [from diaries dating from 1875-1882]

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