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Franklin D. Murphy and Dean J.A. Nelson

A black and white photograph of Franklin D. Murphy the chancellor elect of the University of Kansas with acting chancellor Dean J. A. Nelson. Murphy served as the ninth chancellor of the University of Kansas from 1951 to 1960, before becoming the chancellor of the University of California at Los Angeles in 1960.

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Historic Psychiatry original miscellaneous documents

These are a variety of handwritten and typed letters, lectures, autographs, news clippings, biographical information, images and sketches, court documents, and other documents related to the history of psychiatry. These documents are housed in four boxes and the folders within are arranged alphabetically by surname or title, and they are included in the larger collection of historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives. Authors come from such fields as medicine, religion, prison and other reform and advocacy movements, politics, the military, etc. The documents themselves sometimes provide significant information, and sometimes they were collected because their authors were significant historical figures. Some of the individuals found in Box 1 include James Mark Baldwin, Ludwig Binswanger, Eugen Bleuler, Jean-Martin Charcot, Elizabeth Fry, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Carl Jung. Some of the individuals found in Box 2 include Alfred Adler, Robert Frost, and Washinton Irving. This box also includes a 68-page handwritten notebook by Dr. W.W. Reed entitled "Reminiscenses About the Treatment of the Insane." Some of the individuals found in Box 3 include Amariah Brigham and Frederick van Eeden. This box also includes a correspondence file (1883-1888) on Ellen Kehoe, a patient at the Worcester Lunatic Hospital in Massachusetts, and a series of drawings from the 1920s and 1930s by a Belgian patient suffering from paranoia named Andreas at the Kankakee State Hospital in Illinois. The drawings were donated by Dr. J.B. Gier, formerly of the Topeka Veteran's Administration Hospital, who knew the patient and encouraged his work. Box 4 includes a miscellaneous folder regarding insane asylums and contains legal documents, postcard images, and receipts for services. Languages include English, German, French and Italian, and transcriptions or translations follow some of the documents.

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Wendell Godwin

Topeka Trade School: Photography Dept

A black and white photo of Wendell R. Godwin. He served as Superintendent of Schools in Topeka, Kansas from 1951 to 1961. As superintendent of district #501 he had the difficult task, in the spring of 1953, of notifying black elementary teachers that their services would not be needed for the upcoming school year due to the pending Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education.

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Kansas Territorial Centennial beard contest

This black and white photograph shows a group of teachers from the Topeka School District standing on the steps of a unidentified building in Topeka, Kansas. The men were participants in a beard-growing contest to commemorate Kansas' territorial centennial, 1854-1954.

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