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Commemorating the University of Munich 500th Anniversary

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Identifier: Coll-724
Scope and Contents The collection of commemorative material includes: the correspondence between Furness, Edinburgh University, and organisers of the University of Munich commemoration; list of international guests; postcards of the University of Munich; menus; miscellaneous ephemera from theatres and concert halls; formal programme of events taking place between 25 June and 1 July 1972; formal invitation to Professor N. A. Furness; programme for celebration concert (Orff's 'Carmina Burana') in the Herkulessaal...
Dates: 1971-1972

Fine Art Postcard Collection

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Identifier: Coll-1048
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of photo albums (filed arbitrarly) and small drawer sets of postcards (filed geographically). They show European buildings, many ecclesiastical. The subjects are: Italian sculpture; paintings and drawings (possibly of French examples); church exteriors (England, Italy); church interiors (Italy, France, England); domestic exteriors (France); secular exteriors (Italy); secular interiors; doors and doorways (England); wells and fountains; bridges; gateways; steps and...
Dates: 1895-1960

Laws, Amelia Nyasa

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Identifier: GD18
Scope and Contents Published material 1903-1971; papers relating to iridology, osteopathy and other medical specialties c1931-1967; osteopathy patient records 1931-1979; lecture notes 1920s-1930s; photographic material and drawings n.d.; personal and other papers 1899-1939, n.d.
Dates: 1899-1979

Levin, Ernst

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Identifier: GD8
Scope and Contents Clinical and medical correspondence, papers and case notes 1907-1970s; German correspondence and case notes 1920s-1971; general correspondence and papers 1904-1980
Dates: 1904-1980

Papers of Adrian Hastings (1929-2001)

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Identifier: CSWC 36
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to: Hastings' study of and book on Christian marriage in Africa (1951-1974); the use of catechists in Africa by the Catholic church (1967-1970); the Catholic Institute of International Relations, including publications, papers, minutes and reports (1971-1982); the diploma of religious studies at Makere University, Uganda (1968-1972); seminars in Africa including a seminar for young Catholic men at Lubushi, Zambia (1962), and seminars on the church in...
Dates: 1935-1982

Papers of Arthur Koestler

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Identifier: Coll-146
Scope and Contents Consists of inscribed and annotated books from Koestler's library, along with English-language editions and translations of his work into many languages; and Koestler's manuscripts and papers from 1940 to March 1983. Also contains correspondence with or about members of Koestler's family; personal material including diaries, address books, medical files and other personal documents; literary manuscripts including interviews, broadcasts and speeches; correspondence with specific people; personal...
Dates: 1939-1993

Papers of Betty D. Gibson (1889-1973)

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Identifier: GD5
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters (1928-1938) from Gibson to her family written while on missionary business in Europe, Palestine, Africa, and India; notes made by Gibson on African missions visited, on their activities, histories and records, and on meetings about missions (1933-1944) and on continental missions (ca. 1937-1948 including financial status); circulars and printed reports by the International Missionary Council and the Conference of Missionary Societies, and on Nyasaland and...
Dates: 1907-1969

Papers of Godfrey H. Thomson

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Identifier: Coll-1310
Scope and Contents Biographical and personal papers, c mid 19th century-1972; Publications authored and co-authored by Thomson, 1904-1954; Unpublished materials by Thomson, 1897-1954; Publications collected by Thomson regarding education, intelligence, psychology, and statistics, 1879-1971 Unpublished material collected by Thomson and authored by others, c mid 20th...
Dates: c1890s-1978

Papers of James Richardson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-544
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of notes mainly on Egyptian hieroglyphics, including studies for a dictionary of hieroglyphics. In addition to the volumes and boxed notebooks there are a number of folded documents and miscellaneous manuscripts.
Dates: 19th century

Papers of Joseph H. Oldham (1874-1969) and Betty D. Gibson (1889-1973)

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Identifier: CSWC 2
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: correspondence and reports relating to the difficulties faced by German and German speaking missionaries after the war (1914-c 1923); reports on the history and activities of German missions, in particular the Basel Mission (1912-1951); correspondence between Oldham and Gibson about Gibson's visit to Africa and Oldham's IMC work (1933); and papers and correspondence collected by Gibson on missions and churches (including some German missions) in Congo, Rwanda,...
Dates: 1912-1975

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