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Assorted legal documents from Continental Europe

 Collection
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

Beverly Boyd Research on Philippine Duchesne

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1305
Overview 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

Capitolo fratesco composto dal Padre Tisabesano Secchia Accademico Lepido

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C211
Overview Con le annotation nel fine. A satire on Church life written by a Jesuit. Anagram pseudonym Acrostic on pages 819-821: Sebastiano Chiesa Reggiano Accademico Lepido.
Dates: 17th century?

Choix d'ariettes et de chansons de table

 Collection
Call Number: MS B35
Overview Group of songs, without music, collected into a single volume, possibly in France. Includes love songs, light songs, drinking songs, political songs. Napoleon is mentioned; sometimes gives name of tune or of opera.
Dates: approximately 1791 - 1819?

Compagnia del Gonfalone de Roma manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E69
Overview Roll or listing of the dead benefactors of the theatrical gild, arranged by church-yard in Rome, Italy, from the 16th century CE. Includes appropriate prayers. "Facto et ordenato per li nobili hoi Misser francesco pogio Scriptori aplico: el Magnifico misser Gabriele delli rosci Conte palatino...et misser Julio matheo Guardiani: et miss[er] Cola Jacouello...et Antonio inferieri Camerlingo della dicta Compagnia."
Dates: 1505 and later

Conforti et ajuti per li condannati à morte manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C89
Overview Sermon in five parts to bring comfort to those condemned to death. Possibly a copy of a printed book, probably written in Italy. The end of the volume states "Protesta da farsi dal Condannato prima che si invova per andare alla morte."
Dates: 17th or 18th Century?

Documents concerning the city of Sabbioneta (Italy)

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E9
Overview 172 documents (and similar papers) bound in 1 volume: architectural, urban planning, government, history. Proclamations, financial accounts, letters, contracts, narratives, and official documents issued by or concerning this planned city. Most are from the reign of Vespasiano Gonzaga, Sabbioneta's duke (1531-1591) who turned a village 12 miles SW of Mantua into a model city, and most are concerned with the construction of public buildings, especially the Porta Vittoria, the Porta Imperiale, and...
Dates: 1537 - 1778

Domenico Fischietti libretto

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS K5
Overview Libretto by Carlo Goldoni and full score by D. Fischietti for the opera "Il mercato di Malmantile" ("The Malmantile Market"). Includes all 3 acts. The opera was first performed in London 10 November 1761; it was originally written in 1757.
Dates: after 1757

Earls of Westmorland collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS D148
Overview 14 Italian manuscripts bound together, regarding the politics of Italy, the Church, France, England, and the Holy Roman Empire.
Dates: approximately 1628-1633?

Family estate papers of the Marquis de Sade

 Collection
Call Number: MS 16
Overview The Gaufridy Collection includes 1,880 manuscript letters and documents received by the Marquis de Sade's estate manager, Gaspard Gaufridy, and other materials from the Marquis, his wife, and other correspondents during the last quarter of the 18th century. The correspondence primarily concerns the management of the de Sade family estates. Also present are draft transcriptions in modernized French prepared in the mid-1960s by University of Kansas faculty and their students.
Dates: 1767 - 1802

Gaetano Giarre calligraphy manual: Alfabeto di lettere iniziali adorno di animali

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E49
Overview This collection consists of a single calligraphy-manual, containing an alphabet of ornamented initials, each beginning an Italian verse, and instructions for writing, cutting a pen, etc. Elaborate birds, beasts, plants, mythological creatures. From Giarre's Alfabeto, 1797, and his Invento, 1801.
Dates: 1801 or later

Gasparo Tentivo’s Portolano of the Ionian and Aegean Seas and the Archipelago

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS G4
Overview Portolano or book of manuscript sea charts, sailing directions, and descriptions of anchorages covering primarily the Greek islands and coasts; also the Sea of Marmora, Turkish coast, Rhodes, Crete, Cyprus; and part of the Yugoslavian, Albanian, Syrian and Egyptian coasts; and Brindisi.
Dates: 1715? (after 1714; before fall of Tenos.)

Giovanni Costa letters

 Collection
Call Number: MS P673
Overview Giovanni Costa of the Society of Jesuits (S.J.) wrote these three letters to three English contacts on the same day in 1851: Thomas Grant (1816-1870), Roman Catholic bishop of Southward; Jesuit Father Brownbill in London; and Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman (1802-1865), cardinal and archbishop of Westminster. In each of these letters, he provided an introduction to Mr. Giacomo Laguita (1813-1895), described as a good Catholic and the lawyer of the British Legation in Naples, Italy. He asked...
Dates: November 15, 1851

Giuseppe Antonio Langhi correspondence received

 Collection
Call Number: MS 68
Overview Giuseppe Antonio Langhi Correspondence received, 1590-1610
Dates: 1590 - 1610

Giuseppe de Lama bound book of annotated poems

 Collection
Call Number: MS C104
Overview Bound book of poems, annotated. Fair copy (holograph?) made apparently to present to the dedicatee, "Madame la Comtesse Blanche Uggeri de la Somaglia" (Somaglia, Bianca Uggeri Capece della, 1743-1822, of Piacenza). The volume includes social verses with semi-biographical notes on the Parisians who inspired them and their own poems. There are also some political allusions.
Dates: 1795 - 1796

Grant-Bradbury family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 965
Overview The Grant-Bradbury Family Papers are those of Mary Amelia Grant, a professor of classical languages at the University of Kansas at Lawrence from 1921 to 1960. The collection contains many of the donor's personal papers, but is largely comprised of correspondence, diaries, legal documents, and photographs which document the lives of her parents and maternal grandparents of Topeka, Kansas, her father's Grant family ancestors of Livingston County, Michigan, and her mother's Bradbury ancestors of...
Dates: 1716 - 1987

Historia di M. Bartolomeo Ruffino auditore in Tunisi della impressa che fece l'armata Turchesca a Tunisi il force et la golezza l'anno 1574

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D62
Overview Con l'impresa che fece Alli Malucco del regno di Fezza + di Marocco + una breve naratione della battaglia succeduta frail Re di Portugallo, + esso Malucco l'anno 1577.
Dates: 1577

Hugo de Balma manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C66
Overview Italian Translation by Domenico di Montechiello, of work attributed to H. de Balma, Gerson, & S. Boneventura, 13th century Carthusian.
Dates: 16th century

Il conclave del 1774: Dramma per musica da recitarsi nel…Carnovale dell’anno 1775…

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D81
Overview Satirical libretto for (closet?) musical drama based on election of Pope Pius VI.
Dates: 1775?

James Joyce miscellany

 Collection
Call Number: MS 134
Overview A collection of photostat copies compiled by James F. Spoerri of Irish-born author James Joyce letters, primarily to publisher Grant Richards; poet Ezra Pound; Irish writer James Stephens; Joyce's daughter, Lucia Joyce; Joyce's sister, Eileen Joyce Shaurek, and others. The backs of some of the photostats are annotated with a repository name. Collection also includes some newspaper clippings and reprints of prospectuses for the novel Ulysses.
Dates: 1915 - 1919

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 of Léon Dorez

 Collection
Call Number: MS 5
Overview Research notes of Léon Dorez (1864-1922), French scholar and librarian who specialized in the Italian humanists, with offprints of his published articles.
Dates: [late 19th-early 20th centuries]

Maps, plans and views of the land holdings of Francesco Soderini

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS J11
Overview Maps of the holding of Francesco Soderini near the river Egola (Evola) which runs into tho Arno west of Florence. Floor-plan and views of the villa and cottage of Barbialla, "per Montaione." Apparently for feudal purposes. Placement of the land not as important as area and shape of the land.
Dates: approximately 1709-1714

Papers of Herk Harvey

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1229
Overview Herk Harvey was an actor, vice president, director, and producer for Centron Films in Lawrence, Kansas. This collection contains film treatments, notes, correspondence, catalogs, slides, contracts, a mayoral proclamation, news articles, photographs, scripts, and an Academy Award Nomination plaque.
Dates: 1962 - 2007

Papers of Lady Pauline Trevelyan, 1827-1866, and other family members, 1809-1879, Great Britain and Europe

 Collection
Call Number: MS C133
Overview Lady Pauline Trevelyan, wife of Sir Walter Calverley Trevelyan, was the center of a coterie of Pre-Raphaelites (John Ruskin, William Bell Scott, Algernon Swinburne, John Everett Millais, etc.) who often visited Wallington Hall, the Trevelyan estate in Northumberland, England. She took an intelligent interest in art, literature, science, technology, etc., and was a good amateur artist herself. She and her husband spent much time travelling in Great Britain and Europe, particularly Italy. Most of...
Dates: 1809-1879

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