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"A collection of original drawings illustrating the ornithology of the Orientals"

Call Number: MS Q14
Overview Collection of 190 pictures of birds in watercolor, pen, and pencil, by several artists, as well as 2 title pages, board, and spine. Includes birds found in Australia, India, and New Guinea.
Dates: After 1801?

A Collection of Posters from and about Latin America

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

Account Book of Henry J. de Coster

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

Adversaria. The Common-Place-Book, by Robert Courthope Sims

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B40
Overview Commonplace book, or a volume created to compile knowledge, kept by Robert Courthope Sims of Essex, England.
Dates: approximately 1755-1769 or later

Album of Architectural and Topographical Drawings and Etchings

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C297
Overview This album of scenic views of buildings, topography and architectural details seems to been assembled by an amateur or student artist with the initials H.P. They probably record travels in Denmark, France, Switzerland and Britain circa 1889-1890, but some of the sketches may have been made from photographs.
Dates: 1889 - 1890

Alvin Terry papers

Call Number: RH MS 1333
Overview The collection consists of Terry family history, photographs and correspondence. There are also papers related to Alvin Terry's education, time in the military, career and his avid interest in photography.
Dates: 1890 - 1990

Assorted legal documents from Continental Europe

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

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

Bishop Robert Mize papers

Call Number: RH MS 1045
Overview Bishop Robert Mize (1907-2000) founded the Saint Francis Academy (then the St. Francis Boys Home) in 1945 in Ellsworth, Kansas. In 1960 he traveled to the Province of Southern Africa and was consecrated Bishop of Damaraland, where he served until 1970. From 1973 to 1976 he again lived in South Africa as a missionary to the Diocese of Botswana. This collection contains materials related to his life and ministry in Africa, including photographs (found in box 1), hymnals and dictionaries,...
Dates: 1930 - 1991

C. Y. Thomas collection

Call Number: RH MS 539
Overview Christopher Yancy (C.Y.) Thomas was an industrialist who worked very closely with Kenneth and Helen Spencer. He also served one term in the Kansas State Senate from 1969-1972. This collection includes speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, diaries, scrapbooks, awards, and articles relating to Thomas' time with the Spencer Chemical Company and the Kansas State Senate, as well as materials related to family history and other charities and interests throughout...
Dates: 1887 - 1981 (bulk 1940s-1970s)

Catholic Bulletin collection

Call Number: MS 329
Overview This collection consists of typed and handwritten drafts of writings submitted to the editors of the Catholic Bulletin and Book Review, an Irish periodical, as well as correspondence to the editors, to the publishers at M.H. Gill and Son, and specifically to John Joseph O'Kelly, one of the editors of the Bulletin and an Irish republican of the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: 1916-1952, 1987

Chancellor Reports and Pleedings

 Collection — Volume: 1-2
Call Number: MS E179
Overview Collection of approximately 200 translations of legal documents, many of which are undated but appear to be from the 15th century. Scholar's archives?
Dates: 19th century?

Charles Heller papers

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)

Choix d'ariettes et de chansons de table

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?

City of Eudora records

Call Number: RH MS B48
Overview Eudora, Kansas records including cemetery records, council minutes, treasurer records, city ordinances, tax rolls, and city council minutes. Also includes Justice of the Peace Court records.
Dates: 1858 - 1924

Collection of Accounts of Political and Governmental events

Call Number: MS E205
Overview Collection of 72 separately written accounts of Parliamentary debates, political law-cases, diplomatic correspondence, etc., bound together in two volumes. Most (perhaps all) are near-contemporary copies of the originals.
Dates: Events date from 1558-1640; writings separately copied 17th century (nearly contemporary)

Colonel McClure World War II scrapbooks

Call Number: RH MS 986
Overview Colonel Clinton McClure was senior army instructor for the Missouri National Guard. In 1944 he was sent to China to assist the Chinese Nationalist Armies. These scrapbooks document his experiences in China.
Dates: 1944 - 1947

Correspondence of Henry Sagan

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS 34
Overview Primarily concerns his Rilke collection. Also copies of Rilke material (1898-1924), 1 Rilke letter (1901), etc.
Dates: 1928 - 1957

Correspondence of Isidor Landau

Call Number: MS 2
Overview Correspondence of Isidor Landau discussing theatre, as well as literature and social life. Includes 316 letters; 16 Manuscripts; 35 photographs; and 49 printed ephemeral items (posters, theatre-programs, etc.)
Dates: 1864-1937 (bulk 1880s-1930s)

Correspondence of Lady Mary Holland

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-20
Call Number: MS 203A
Overview This is a collection of 20 letters, dated 1771-1777, from Lady Mary Holland (ca 1746-1778), wife of Stephen Fox, to Françoise Payne (lLater Lady Lavington), wife of the governor of the Leeward Islands. They consist of social and domestic news from one politician's wife to another.
Dates: 1772 - 1777

Correspondence of Olga Novikova

Call Number: MS 30
Overview Collection of correspondence written to Olga Novikova, a 19th century cosmopolitan Pan-Slavic lobbyist, from influential English and European members of her salon.
Dates: 1862-1910, undated

Curriculum of the Prisoner of War Camp (Concordia, Kansas)

Call Number: RH MS 240
Overview Course outlines for University of Kansas courses conducted in 1945 for German soldiers held as prisoners of war at Camp Concordia (Concordia, Kansas) during World War II.
Dates: 1945

David Neave, Commentaries on Aristotle’s Organon, and on Porphyrus’ Eisagoge to Aristotle

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D124P
Overview Book of philosophy. Regulae quaedam de ratione disputandi; Praeludia in universam Aristotilis logicum; Comentarii in Isagogem Porphyrii; and commentaries or annotamenta on Aristotle's Categoriae, De interpretatione, Priora analytica, Posteriora analytica [incomplete], Topica, Sophistici elenchi.
Dates: January 28, 1646-March 5, 1647

Decreet absolvitor: [Alexander] Kerr of Meanie [Menie] and [Patrick] Smith [of Inveramsay] against Captain Robert Seton [Seaton]

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E239
Overview Book: extract from records of the Lower Parliament concerning dispute over lands.
Dates: 1726 - 1757

Deeds of Hoon (Derbyshire) Manor

Call Number: MS 52
Overview A collection of documents for Hoon (Derbyshire) Manor, England.
Dates: 1323 to 1733+

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