Tulane University - Louisiana Research Collection
This collection consists of personal papers of members of the Semple family in southern Mississippi and Louisiana. Included are correspondence, legal and financial documents, hand-drawn maps, certificates, photographs, a poem, newspaper clippings, deeds, and land transactions. Correspondence includes descriptions of economic conditions and statements about the sale of slaves. Family papers include land deed documents from Francisco Luis Hector, Baron de Carondelet. Some documents are in damaged condition
Tulane University - Louisiana Research Collection
This collection consists of personal papers of members of the Roman family of southern Louisiana. Included are handwritten correspondence, handwritten and partially printed legal and financial documents including slave sales, biographical and genealogical information, a photograph, printed portrait etchings, lottery documents, succession and estate papers, and items of social ephemera. Photocopies, typed transcriptions and translations accompany some documents
Tulane University - Louisiana Research Collection
This collection consists of personal papers collected by Margaret Yundt Kostmayer of New Orleans, La., concerning the lives of her ancestors, particularly members of the Sturgus and Yundt families. Included are handwritten family correspondence, partially printed legal papers including land indentures, financial documents, certificates, genealogical and biographical information, photographs, handwritten invitations and other items of social ephemera, a Civil War letter and military papers of Union soldier, Samuel Johnson Yundt, as well as later church papers relating to him, a 1900 copyright document from the Library of Congress, United States pension documents, hymn lyrics, a prayer book, and other printed items. Individuals and families represented in this collection include Sturgus, Yundt, Lillie, Smith, Jones, Johnson, and Bowman. Much of the correspondence was written in Kentucky, Indiana, and Missouri. Some items are in fragile condition
Center for Jewish History
The Harvey P. Newton Collection contains the papers of this individual, and includes personal and family documents and correspondence. It also contains materials on the Holocaust and Jewish life in Hitler's Germany, including materials on the concentration camp at Buchenwald. The collection also contains documents related to the Jewish community in Breslau and materials on Groß Breesen, the training farm for young Jewish people in preparation for emigration. Included are also papers concerning the Jewish resistance and Jewish war veterans
Tulane University - Louisiana Research Collection
This collection consists of personal papers of Peter Cunningham of New Orleans, La., dating from the mid-19th century. Included are handwritten legal and financial papers, such as insurance premiums, printed bank documents, promissory notes, annotated receipts, deeds of sale of properties in Faubourg St. Mary and Faubourg DeLord, and a surveyor's sketch of lots on Poeyfarré Street, surrounding his residence. Bank documents are from Citizens' Bank of Louisiana, and Mechanics' & Traders' Bank. Peter Cunningham was married to Jane Woods, a native of Ireland; her will of 1856, is included in the collection
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Three ALS's by Wright to his wife, Edyth Dinwoodey Wright, which relate to his experiences as a Mormon missionary in England. Also includes a holograph autobiography by Wright. Included with the collection are correspondence concerning donation of Wright's papers
University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Ise taught economics at the University of Kansas from 1916-1955. This collection contains manuscripts, research, publications, clippings, correspondence, and books related to Ise's professional endeavors, as well as some personal information.
University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library
University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library
E.H.S Bailey, the University of Kansas' first, and for many years, only, chemistry professor, served K.U. from 1883-1933. His personal papers primarily include record books documenting his own academic study and research, as well as the administrative duties of chemistry professorship and the Kansas State Board of Health, 1870s-1905. A 1923 scrapbook commemorates his 40 years of service to the University. The collection also includes family papers dating from throughout the 19th century, particularly dealing with estate and probate matters. The "Bailey Boys" refers both to his four surviving sons and to his graduate students in Chemistry, many of whom rose to prominence on the faculty at K.U. as well as at other universities.
University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Thomas Weiss is an emeritus professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Kansas. He earned a BS from Holy Cross College in 1964 and a PhD from the University of North Carolina in 1967. He began teaching at KU in 1967. He was the director of the Economics Graduate Program and Associate Chair from 1974-80 and 1987-88. He was the chair of the Economics department from 1980-85. He was the recipient of numerous research grants and edited/authored/co-authored three books and a large number of articles. His research primarily deals with 19th century American labor and economic history. This collection contains research materials and some course materials.