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Commemorating the University of Munich 500th Anniversary

 Fonds
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

 Fonds
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

'Notgeld' albums containing small illustrated German and Austrian notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1861
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of two albums containing a collection of Notgeld, or 'emergency money' printed in Germany after all the low-value coins had vanished due to a shortage in metal during the inter-war period. Most notes are dating from 1921. They are called 'vouchers' rather than actual bank notes, and have an expiration date. They have very little actual monetary value: most of them are around 50 pfennige (pennies) ;...
Dates: early 1920s

Papers of Arthur Koestler

 Fonds
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 Godfrey H. Thomson

 Fonds
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 Professor Eric Gray Forbes

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-132
Scope and Contents The Forbes papers consist of unsorted material under the headings of: astronomers, conferences, faculty and departmental papers, journals, lectures and lecture notes, Medical Archive Centre, observatories, publications and publishing, research projects and funding, reviews, societies and institutions, and Newcastle Polytechnic and the University of Glasgow.
Dates: 20th century

Papers of Professor Isodor Traube

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-807
Scope and Contents The material is composed of circa 177 letters with some replies, both manuscript and typescript, and circa 13 postcards, as well as his Lebenserinnerungen.
Dates: 1884-1933

Papers of Professor Max Born

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-309
Content Description 3 items
  1. Original manuscript in German of The restless universe, c1930 [Dk.7.50]
  2. DVD (content not yet identified) [E.2006.32]
  3. Chinar wooden box presented to Born by students and admirers on 14 March 1936 [E.2007.09]
Dates: Majority of material found in c1930-1936

Papers of Professor Otto Schlapp

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-231
Scope and Contents Gen.2187 - The papers of Professor Otto Schlapp include: class certificates, session 1880-81, for Rhetoric and English Literature, and Sanskrit and Comparative Philology; a medal, session 1880-81, for Sanskrit; LL.D diploma dated 1930; letters, tributes and a decorated formal address on retirement, 11 July 1929; a copy of Schlapp's thesis; a copy of his letter of application to the Chair along with testimonials and other documents; an address on the place of modern languages in examinations for...
Dates: 1880-[193-]

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