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Souvenirs (Keepsakes)

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

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Alta Merle Ricks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M454
Overview 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.

Benjamin F Stapleton Jr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M460
Overview 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.

Box 1, Memorabilia, 1961 - 1971

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

Box 5, Decorative Items and Souvenirs

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

Box 9, Basket and KU Belt, 1976 - 1987

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

Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: D008
Overview This collection contains memorabilia collected by the Carson-Brierly Dance Library. The materials do not have any related accessions and their origin in unknown. This collection contains Tommy Tune's shoe (signed), black leather Capezio ballet shoes, dance cue cards, (1) signed photo from Tommy Tune, buttons and t-shirts from various international companies, girl's pointe shoes, and a mask created in honor of Florence Ruston.

DU Alumni Gym, 1910-1997, 1910

 Item
Identifier: U204.02.0049.00011
Overview Paperweight consisting of a [marble?} block salvaged from the demolition of the University of Denver Alumni Gymnasium in 1997. Gymnasium originally constructed in 1910.

European Travel Photo Album, 1908-1911

 Item
Identifier: M302.02.0002.00004
Overview 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...

Goldenes Skibuch von Kitzbühel, 1955

 Item
Identifier: M302.02.0002.00003
Overview 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,...

Howard Jenkins, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M004
Overview Howard Jenkins, Jr., (1915-2003) was a labor law attorney who was the first African-American appointed to the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), where he served from 1963-1983. He began his law career in Denver, Colorado and was Professor of Law at Howard University School of Law from 1946-1955. He also served as Special Assistant to the Solicitor of Labor, 1956-1959; Director of the Office of Regulations at the Bureau of Labor-Management Reports, 1959-1962; and Assistant...