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John Barber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16530
Content Description This collection contains the personal art library and papers of the artist and educator John Barber (1893-1965). The collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, slides, exhibition catalogues and brochures, biographical information, books, and engraving plates for Christmas cards. These materials document primarily the professional life of John Barber but also includes some of his personal life. There are letters from Hollywood actors Vincent Price who was an art collector and...
Dates: Circa 1910-1999

Szauer S. Ferencz World War I cartoon collection

 Collection — Box: BW 35, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16553
Content Description This collection contains a private collection of approximately one hundred cartoons and caricatures of World War I propaganda. Most of the cartoons are written in German, but some are in Hungarian. Many are printed in color and were probably cut from magazines, but there are privately printed carbon copies too. Included in the front few pages is a folded poster titled "Humorist. Darstellung der Wappen unserer Feinde 1914" [Humorist. Depiction of the coats of arms of our enemies, 1914] and...
Dates: c. 1914-1918

Leukhardt family Civil War letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 15155
Scope and Contents Leukhardt family letters (1862-1865; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of letters from Captain Gottfried Leukhardt and his family while he and his son Andrew are fighting for the Union army from 1862 to 1865. They mention several important battles including the Seven Days Battle (Malvern Hill 1862) and Bermuda Hundred, Manchester and Varina, Virginia (1864). General George B. McClellan and General Fitz John Porter are also mentioned. There are different spellings of their names, including...
Dates: 1862-1865

Mylius family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16091
Scope and Contents The collection consists of several dozen documents, 1930's, 0.015 cubic feet, including letters with Nazi postmarks, Heil Hitler signatures, visa applications, receipts, biographical sketch, genealogy publications, photographs, church documents, and printed songs and poems. Most of the letters are in German.
Dates: 1914-1944

Alois Neumayer World War I memoir

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16396
Scope and Contents Note Alois Neumayer World War I memoir (1914-1915; 0.15 cf) is a hand-written documentation of his service in the German army during World War I. Neumayer came from the town of Cham, along the Czech border. He served in the 3rd Bavarian Reserve Foot Artillery Regiment, and saw action on both the Western and Eastern fronts. The volume is illustrated throughout with around 700 pieces of contemporary ephemera including postcards, photographs, maps, original artwork, clippings, letters, newspapers,...
Dates: 1914 - 1915

Petra Vogt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -16480
Content Description This collection contains journals, artworks, correspondence, and photographs that illuminate the life and work of Petra Vogt, a poet, actress, artist, and model, known for her involvement with the Living Theatre, Ira Cohen, and the Bardo Matrix Press during the 1960s and 1970s. Of particular interest are thirty-four journals, chiefly by Petra Vogt, with poetry, prose works, diary entries, and intricate rapidograph drawings along with collage, paintings, and other artworks within; about 150...
Dates: 1966 - 1978

Von Frieling's Salve collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-65
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 17 folders. In addition to the untitled book, designated the "Von Frieling Sammelband," the collection contains photocopies of the book and materials related to the 20th century version of Von Frieling’s green butter salve, also called Von Frieling’s plaster salve. These materials include documentation and packaging for the salve, patent paperwork, correspondence, and various items related to herbal medicine and early German printing, as well as two...
Dates: circa 1512-1977,; Majority of material found within 1900-1932

Carl von Lang-Puchhof thoroughbred racehorse portrait album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16136
Scope and Contents Note The von Lang-Puchhof album (1891-1911; 0.25 cubic feet) consists of 165 racehorse photographs from a golden age of European racing before breeding was disrupted by the Great War. Most of the photographs are of mares, often with foals, in each case fully named with the identity of the sire provided. Two additional photographs are mounted on boards and laid in. The album was apparently compiled by or for owner and breeder, Carl von Lang-Puchhof.
Dates: 1891-1911

World War II photographs and postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-15862
Scope and Contents The collection of photographs and postcards consists of 300 items, one document box, twenty one envelopes, and one cubic foot of chiefly World War II era photographs, both amateur and professional. Approximately one half of the photographs are unidentified. The photographs that are identified are mostly related to the 3rd Platoon, Company C, 256th Engineer Combat Battalion. Members of the platoon who are identified on photographs are: (1st Squad) Leonard Brophy, William A. Fretz, Walter M....
Dates: 1932-1945