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Douglas Conrad Eastern and Central European LGBT interviews and supporting materials

Call Number: MS 1907

The collection consists of interviews and footage of events documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) life in Eastern and Central Europe from the 1992 to 2009. The collection also includes a small amount of printed materials from the countries documented.

Dates: 1992-2009

Joseph Conrad Collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 1207

The Joseph Conrad Collection contains writings, correspondence, and other material by or relating to Joseph Conrad.

Dates: 1860-1957

Cuban revolution collection

Call Number: MS 650
Abstract: The collection consists of photographs, films, printed matter, memorabilia, and other materials documenting various periods in the Cuban Revolution, particularly the years 1957-1960, 1964, and 1969. The materials were primarily created by photographer Andrew St. George and filmmaker David C. Stone. St. George's photographs provide extensive documentation of the 26th of July Movement from 1957 to 1959, and of Fidel Castro during his first year as prime minister. The films created by David C....
Dates: 1955-1970

Mirjan R. Damaška papers on Yugoslavia, Serbia, and Montenegro

Call Number: MS 1950

The papers comprise correspondence, printed material, and a report compiled by Mirjan Damaška and other lawyers to suggest improvements in a draft treaty prepared by the Croatian government to convert the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia into a Confederation. Correspondence and printed material pertaining to the role of mediation to prevent war in the breakup of Yugoslavia and an appeal to end the war in Croatia are included.

Dates: 1990-2000

Andrew Davis collection on Jedwabne, Poland

Call Number: MS 1910

This collection consists of monographs, clippings, pamphlets, e-mail correspondence and other materials related to the city of Jedwabne, Poland, the murder of the town's Jews in July 1941, and Jewish-Polish relations in general. Of particular interest are the materials related to a memorial ceremony on July 10, 2001, honoring the murdered Jews of Jedwabne.

Dates: Circa 1981-2001

Brian Murray du Toit collection

Call Number: MS 1839
Abstract: The collection consists of copies of speeches, public statements, press releases, memoranda, letters, church records, personal journals, travel documents, family photographs, kinship charts, field notes, manuscripts and related materials on the Inkatha Freedom Party and descendants of the Boers who left South Africa following the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. The collection also includes materials on the Afrikaner Broederbond and the Dutch Reformed Church. Du Toit has used these materials in...
Dates: 1902-1996

Maurice Durand papers

Call Number: MS 1728
Abstract: The collection consists of publications, transliterations, photographs, research notes, and microfilm created, assembled, or used by Maurice Durand during his academic and administrative career. The material relates to Asia, primarily Vietnam, in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Much of Durand's own research notes concern Vietnamese literature and Vietnamese and Indochinese linguistics. Durand was a well-known scholar of Han and Nom. Han is Chinese language texts written...
Dates: Circa 1700-circa 1966

Equatorial Guinea collection

Call Number: MS 1514

The collection consists of printed material relating to politics and government in Equatorial Guinea and a photograph of two native women.

Dates: 1909-1999, bulk 1976-1998

Richard Erdoes papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-2609
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, audio and moving image recordings, photographic materials, subject files, printed ephemera, art work, and other materials created or collected by Richard Erdoes (1912-2008), author of more than a dozen books about American Indian life. The collection primarily documents Erdoes's activities between 1968 and 1999, and is useful for the study of his writing process and research interests, specifically his work with American Indian individuals and communities. His...
Dates: 1920-2008, bulk 1965-1998

Eritrea collection

Call Number: MS 1515

The collection consists of printed material relating to the political and social conditions in Eritrea and a photograph album of life in Eritrea.

Dates: 1942-1997

Ethiopia collection

Call Number: MS 1516

The collection consists of correspondence, journals, printed material, ephemera, and photographs relating to the history of Ethiopia and the current political and social conditions.

Dates: 1867-2013

Percival Farquhar papers

Call Number: MS 205
Abstract: The papers consist of the business files and correspondence of Percival Farquhar. They document his role in the economic development of Brazil, in particular the Itabira Iron Ore Company. Correspondents include mining engineer Alexander Malozemoff, businessmen J. F. Trippet and Alexander MacKenzie, and aide J. Armstrong Read. Also included in the papers are the research materials used by Charles Gauld, Farquhar's biographer, in the writing of The Last Titan:...
Dates: 1893-1967, bulk 1919-1945

Flürscheim family papers

Call Number: MS 1582

The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, financial and business records, genealogical tables, marriage and birth certificates, and photographs.

Dates: 1743-1913

Allen Forte Papers

Call Number: MSS 135

The Allen Forte Collection includes theoretical analyses (published and unpublished); materials related to courses that Forte taught; general theory materials; drafts of articles and lectures; and a small number of photos, personal documents, books and scores.

Dates: 1955-2014

Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies collection of related documents and ephemera

Call Number: MS 1913

The collection includes original and facsimile documents, photographs, manuscripts, clippings and other items related to individuals who have given testimony to the Fortunoff Video Archive.

Dates: 1899-2008

Gabon collection

Call Number: MS 1517

The collection consists of printed material relating to historical, political, and social conditions in Gabon.

Dates: 1950-1994, 2012

Peter J. Gay papers

Call Number: MS 2034
Abstract: The papers document the research, writings, teaching, and personal life of cultural historian Peter J. Gay. The papers consist of research and teaching files, writings, correspondence, photographs and slides, and personal papers. An extensive part of his research files is the work he completed on Sigmund Freud while writing Sigmund Freud: A Life for Our Time (1998). Gay's writing files contain more of his later articles, book manuscripts, and lectures than his...
Dates: 1845-2015

General Motors documents relating to World War II corporate activities in Europe

Call Number: MS 1799
Abstract: This collection focuses on World War II era activities of and relating to Adam Opel Aktiengesellschaft, a German firm in which the General Motors Corporation (GM) purchased a controlling interest in 1928. The collection materials were assembled as part of a 1999-2000 research project under the auspices of GM. The collection contains approximately 1,150 copies of GM and Opel records, including copies of relevant records from GM's subsidiaries in Britain (Vauxhall Motors Ltd.), Denmark...
Dates: Circa 1900-1982, bulk 1935-1949

Fausto Giaccone photographs and papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1255
Abstract: The collection consists of photographs, papers, and publications that document the work of Italian photojournalist Fausto Giaccone (1943-), from 1966 to 2013. The material includes Giaccone's reportage of social and cultural aspects of Europe, South America, and the Middle East, with an emphasis on political movements in Italy and Portugal from 1966 to 1986. The photographic materials in this collection consist of exhibition prints, work prints, contact sheets, and original slides for...
Dates: 1966-2013

Lawrence Gordon collection

Call Number: MS 1557

The collection is comprised of thirteen scrapbooks compiled by Lawrence Gordon of Durban, South Africa, an engineer and collector of Africana. The scrapbooks are filled with clippings primarily of political cartoons from South African and English newspapers and journals. The clippings are arranged in loose chronological order and they cover a variety of subjects.

Dates: 1959-1984