Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: UF: Keepsakes (Souvenirs), Mementos, Memorabilia. BT: Collectibles
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
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.
File — Box M460.0001: Series M460.01 [U186020741202]
File — Box M454.04.0005: Series M454.04 [U186023285085]
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.
File — Box M454.0009: Series M454.04 [U186023285051]
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.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 1987
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...
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,...
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...
Dates: 1935-1997; Majority of material found within 1963-1983