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Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway miscellaneous files

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1399
Overview The collection consists of various letters concerning train and railway-related issues from 1910 to 1953; train part blueprints; some financial data from 1937 to 1944; letters and documents from 1922 to 1952 regarding brake parts; and letters and documents from 1936 to 1948 regarding bar and roller bearings.
Dates: 1910 - 1953

Fort Riley World War II-era photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 517
Overview Photographs of Fort Riley, Kan. and other locations during World War II and the years directly following. The photographs appear to have been taken by a sergeant who trained at Fort Riley and was later sent overseas to serve in Europe and Japan. Several photographs show a three-vehicle wreck in a roadside ditch 33 kilometers from Landshut, Germany, potentially as part of "Exercise Normal," a large scale war maneuvers training event in the fall of 1948.
Dates: 1944 - 1949

Virgil Thomson collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P947
Overview This collection consists of two typed letters from Virgil Thomson to Wilfred Z. Thompson; two typed, signed quotations from Thomson about composers John Cage and Ned Rorem; a photographic postcard of Thomson; and a signed bookplate.
Dates: 1952 - 1954

Warren Knaus correspondence on entomology

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1394
Overview Warren Knaus, or Kraus, lived in McPherson, Kansas and was interested in the study of entomology. This collection contains 33 letters dated 1896-1935, written by entomologists in Canada to W. Knaus. The letters delve into the study of insects.
Dates: 1896 - 1935