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Souvenirs (Keepsakes)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: UF: Keepsakes (Souvenirs), Mementos, Memorabilia. BT: Collectibles

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Alta Merle Ricks Papers

Identifier: M454

Alta Merle Ricks (1905-2005) was a benefactress for the Ricks School of Gifted Children.Her generosity supported the Ricks Center building project and an endowment fund. She was a regular visitor to the school and attended many events. This collection contains items collected and created by Ricks, unconnected to the school, including family photographs, personal paintings, and various trophies and awards.

Dates: 1882-2005

Benjamin F Stapleton Jr Papers

Identifier: M460

This collection contains items collected by Stapleton or a friend/family member. It includes souvenirs and memorabilia regarding the travels and some events of his life.

Dates: 1919 - 1993

Box 1, Memorabilia, 1961 - 1971

 File — Box M460.0001: Series M460.01 [Barcode: U186020741202]
Identifier: M460.01.0001

Box 1 contains various menus collected from restaurants, programs from presidential inaugural addresses 1961 and 1965, and passports for both Stapleton and his wife Katharine.

Dates: 1961 - 1971

Box 5, Decorative Items and Souvenirs

 File — Box M454.04.0005: Series M454.04 [Barcode: U186023285085]
Identifier: M454.04.0005

Box 5 contains items owned and collected by Alta Merle Ricks. Items include decorative vase and bowl, a selective service medal for her husband, jewelry made by students of Ricks Center, a VHS from televangelist Robert Schuller, and decorative Chinese souvenirs.

Dates: 1882-2005

Box 9, Basket and KU Belt, bulk: 1976 - 1987

 File — Box M454.0009: Series M454.04 [Barcode: U186023285051]
Identifier: M454.04.0009

Box 9 contains a basket embroidered with "AMR." Within this basket are items collected by Ricks including port of call pins for her and her husband, a bottle opener, and a belt with a Kansas University buckle.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 1987

Box 25: Three-Dimensional Objects

 File — Box M461.04.03.0025: Series M461.04 [Barcode: U186023306019]
Identifier: M461.04.03.0025

Contains medals, a plaque, and smaller souvenirs from James O. Milmoes received awards and photography projects.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Box 26: Three-Dimensional Objects

 File — Box M461.04.03.0026: Series M461.04 [Barcode: U186023305908]
Identifier: M461.04.03.0026

Contains a plaque award, a personal notebook, and four (4) bolo ties owned by James O. Milmoe.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Centennial Celebration, 1964

Identifier: U204.03
Scope and Contents

This series contains memorabilia created for the 1964 Centennial celebration.

Dates: 1964

European Travel Photo Album, 1908-1911

Identifier: M302.02.0002.00004
Abstract Album of 125 mounted photographs from Switzerland, France, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Italy, 54 relating to winter sports in St. Moritz. Other scenes include yachting in Cannes, holidays in Rome, Castel Gandolfo and Peruga. The sequence begins in the winter of 1908-1909, and ends in July 1911. With a loose menu card in French from the Palace Hôtel (St. Moritz? Lucerne?), showing an 11-course meal for February 6, 1909. The card (folded to 13 x 15 cm.) is autographed by around 25 fellow...
Dates: 1908-1911

Goldenes Skibuch von Kitzbühel, 1955

Identifier: M302.02.0002.00003
Abstract The Golden ski book was awarded to members of the Kitzbuhel Ski School who completed 20 out 30 suggested runs. This copy has 21 of the runs stamped and signed as completed in January 1955. Book issued to an unidentified skier with date of 26.I.1955 (January 26, 1955). The color illustrated cover features a high-kicking Alpine chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra rupicapra). Printed text chiefly in German, with Regulations for award of the book and greeting to the students translated into English,...
Dates: 1955