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George Fortune Papers

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Identifier: MS Group 205
Abstract George Fortune (1915-2012) conducted extensive research and wrote widely on Central and Southern African languages for over fifty years. His writings concerning the Shona language were crucial to the development of a standard Shona orthography, and he also played a key role in establishing African linguistics as a field of study at African universities. This collection reflects Fortune's roles as a student, priest, husband and father, teacher and university department chair, collector of...
Dates: 1869-2006; Majority of material found within 1945-1990

German Settlers and Nazism in the Americas Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0381
Abstract

This collection of photographs offers a snippet view into the life of German immigrants and settlers in the Americas. It also illustrates the spread of Nazi ideology on the American continent.

Dates: 1920-1938

Gil Family Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0353
Abstract

Guido Gil Díaz (b. 1935) was a Dominican lawyer, journalist, historian, and revolutionary intellectual who fought for workers' rights in the Dominican Republic. This collection, created by his great-niece Cristina Flores-Gil, consists mainly of newspaper articles covering Gil Díaz's work and research, and the lack of justice in the case of his disappearance. The collection also contains works written by Flores-Gil regarding her family history.

Dates: 1970-2014

Hyman Walborsky Memorial Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0375
Abstract

This collection includes personal documents, photographs, correspondence, an album, a documentary on DVD, and a screenplay written and collected by Aileen Josephs. The items in the collection record her family's history from her personal view including her own personal and professional growth as a female immigration lawyer and activist.

Dates: 1916-2016

Irgang-Entenberg-Kushner Family Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0370
Abstract

This collection contains the Irgang family's documents dated prior to their immigration to the U.S., documents that record their desire for naturalization, and other correspondence testifying to their efforts to gain ownership and compensation for property left behind in their native Jaroslaw, Poland.

Dates: 1926-1969

Italian Miscellaneous Manuscripts

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Identifier: MS Group 049
Abstract

Italian manuscripts created between 1683 and 1778 by authors such as Laurentius Balbi and Joseph Balbus.

Dates: 1680-1778

James Woodrow's Notebooks for Professor Robert Bunsen's Laboratory

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Identifier: MS Group 131
Abstract

Two class notebooks for Professor Robert Bunsen's Laboratory belonging to chemistry student James Woodrow.

Dates: 1855

Kai Lai Chung Papers

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Identifier: MS Group 284
Abstract

Correspondence, journal and notebooks of mathematician Kai Lai Chung.

Dates: 1933-2004; Majority of material found within 1946-2004

Kratina Family Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0337
Abstract The Kratina Family Collection documents several generations associated with the Pressly and Kratina families. These records primarily consist of correspondence that highlights the interesting times and spaces the families occupied, including subjects such as the effects of the depreciation of German money and harsh import taxes in the 1920s and 1930s, the presence of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in Germany, and life under Soviet occupation in the postwar period. The collection includes...
Dates: 1841-1967; Majority of material found within 1885-1955

Luis García Pimentel Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0335
Abstract

The collection is comprised of documents from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries that chronicle the development, management, and activities of several sugar plantations in Mexico located in the states of Morelos and Puebla. The bulk of the Luis García Pimentel Collection centers in the Haciendas of Santa Ana Tenango and Santa Clara Montefalco, both in the state of Morelos.

Dates: 1531-1927; Majority of material found within 1600-1699

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electronic records (digital records) 9
Jews. 6
Cuba. 5
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World War (1939-1945). 3
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Brazil. 2
Caribbean Area. 2
Chad. 2
Congo (Democratic Republic). 2
Florida. 2
Africa, French-speaking Equatorial. 1
Agricultural extension work. 1
Agriculture -- Experimentation. 1
Agriculture -- Study and teaching. 1
America. 1
Andes Region. 1
Anthropological linguistics. 1
Archaeology. 1
Astronomy. 1
Authors, Latin American. 1
Autonomy and independence movements. 1
Aymara language. 1
Bantu languages. 1
Brazil -- Minas Gerais. 1
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Cello and piano music. 1
Cello music. 1
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Chemistry -- Experiments. 1
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Mexico -- Morelos (State). 1
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14 de Junio (Organization : Dominican Republic). 1
Barradas, Efraín. 1
Batista y Zaldívar, Fulgencio, 1901-1973. 1
Broudy Kilbourn, Simone, 1948- 1
Bunsen, R. (Robert), 1811-1899. 1
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Castro, Fidel, 1926-2016. 1
Catholic Church. 1
Chung, Kai Lai, 1917-2009. 1
Chávez Álvarez, Ernesto 1
Claxton, Robert H., 1942- 1
Crist, Raymond E. 1
Cruz, Alejandro de la 1
Cuba. Secretaría de Obras Públicas. 1
Doke, Clement M. (Clement Martyn), 1893-1980. 1
Dominican Republic Settlement Association, Inc. 1
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura e Veterinaria do Estado de Minas Gerais. 1
Escola de Sociologia e Política de São Paulo. 1
Feist, Richard M. (Richard Michael), 1923- 1
Flores-Gil, Cristina. 1
Florida Cooperative Extension Service. 1
Fortune, G. (George), 1915-2012. 1
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014. 1
García Pimentel, Luis, 1855-1930. 1
Gil, Guido, 1935- 1
González Blanco, Carlos, 1917-1996. 1
Great Britain. Army. British Army of the Rhine. 1
Hardman, Martha James. 1
Harkai Schiller, Pál, 1908-1949. 1
Hauser, Marianne. 1
Hoffman, Charles A. (Charles Andrew), 1929-2005. 1
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen. 1
Institute for Research on Public Opinion (Budapest, Hungary) 1
Josephs, Aileen, 1964- 1
Keystone View Company. 1
Kratina Family. 1
Kratina, Rudolf, 1891-1967. 1
Kushner, Molly, 1948- 1
Lemarchand, René. 1
Lestrade, G. P. (Gerard Paul), 1897-1962. 1
Macaulay, Neill, 1935-2007. 1
Machado y Morales, Gerardo, 1871-1939. 1
Martínez Pupo, Rafael, 1907-1987. 1
Movimiento Revolucionario 26 de Julio. 1
Pan American Union. 1
Pell, Robert Thomas. 1
Pierson, Donald, 1900-1995. 1
Ranschburg, Pál, 1870-1945. 1
Rolfs, P. H. (Peter Henry), 1865-1944. 1
Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), 1874-1970. 1
Scovell, Noah, 1759-1821. 1
Silberfeld, Alfred M., 1921-2012. 1
Silberfeld, Heath. 1
Smithsonian Institution. Institute of Social Anthropology. 1
Spellman, Charles W., 1915-1965. 1
Strickland, Howard, 1941- 1
Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas, 1891-1961. 1
Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Política Ultramarina. 1
University of Florida. Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
University of Florida. Herbarium. 1
Woodrow, James. 1
Yamamoto, Sanehiko, 1885-1952. 1
Yerkes Laboratories of Primate Biology. 1
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