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Costa Rica

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Records:

Larry K. Laird papers

Call Number: RH MS 1579

The Larry K. Laird collection contains articles and correspondence relating to his work as a Foreign Service Officer with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), documents relating to his family history, and photographs. Some of the materials in this collection have been addressed to Eileen and Earl Laird, Larry's parents.

Dates: 1935-2006 (bulk 1980s-2000s)

Manuscripts relating to Guatemala and Central America

Call Number: MS 187

Miscellaneous unbound manuscripts removed from the William J. Griffith collection of printed Guatemalan source material. Contains some records of the University of San Carlos and the Protomedicato; the Guatemalan government; letters by Rafael Carrera; and some papers relating to the Rojas family. Although most of the manuscripts are Guatemalan in origin, some are Costa Rican or Honduran, and there is one document each from Peru, Cuba, San Salvador, Nicaragua, and Spain.

Dates: 1627-1973 (bulk 1640-1830)

Personal papers of Albert E. Palmerlee

Call Number: PP 7

Albert E. Palmerlee was a 1961 graduate of the University of Kansas. His father was Albert S. Palmerlee, who became Assistant Dean of the KU School of Engineering. This collection contains four papers on the geography and anthropology of Mexico and Costa Rica and some of his notes and photographs on the archaeology of Costa Rica.

Dates: 1957 - 1960

Shelley Miller papers

Call Number: RH MS 637

Shelley Miller was a long-time Kansas resident, both attending the University of Kansas as a student and serving as head of the Department for Spain, Portugal and Latin America at the KU Libraries. Throughout her life, Shelley participated in social activism on the local and national level. This collection reflects her professional and personal efforts through newspaper clippings, informational pamphlets, scrapbooks, and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1961 - 1994