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Indian Dolls

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 14-008
Scope and Contents

These three dolls are possibly from India.  They appear to be a set.  The bodies are made of cloth, stuffed with cotton.  More research is necessary to know how old they are and/or where they were made.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Information Technology - Library

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 02-002
Scope and Contents

Records about information technology in the National-Louis University Library

Items removed from this collection because they were out of this collection's scope or duplicates: Policy and procedure manuals for departments in the library. Reports from outside organizations on technology in libraries. Reports from outside organizations on employee handbooks and employee policy. Strategic planning documents for the library and the university.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Institutional Giving Audio/Visual materials

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 03-005
Scope and Contents

Audio and visual recordings from the Office of Institutional Giving recorded on various media including VHS, Beta, U-Matic, cassette, and 8mm film.  Includes interviews, special events, speeches and promotional materials for the college and university.  Individuals in these recordings include university presidents, academics, university alums, major donors and political figures.

Dates: Created: 1959-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1970 to 1980

Interdisciplinary Studies Department (IDS)

 Collection
Identifier: 19-004-##ts6
Scope and Contents

The materials in Boxes 1-5 consist of files created by Prof. Joseph Fischer while he chaired the IDS Department, 1994-1997, and donated by Prof. Fischer in 2008. They are supplemented by an "Introduction to the M.Ed. Field Based Program: Philosophy, Structure & Processes" (1984) and "Handbook for Term 1" (1984), donated by Prof. Fletcher DuBois in 2011.

Dates: Created: 1984-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1994-1997

International Club

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 06-008
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, photographs, membership lists, financial information, meeting notes, and realia relating to the International Club, which was started by National Kindergarten and Elementary College students in 1926 under the leadership of student Penska Kassabova. The purpose of the club was to share experiences of foreign countries. The club met monthly and discussed various topics, including issues dealing with foreign policy. Fundraisers and bazaars were held by the students, in addition to...
Dates: Created: 1926-1955

Japanese Dolls - Anesama

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 14-001
Scope and Contents The name, Anesama, literally means ‘honorable elder sister’ but it is also used to name the flat, folded paper dolls. These dolls do not have facial features, as casual images are not given identities in Japanese culture. As a result, the dolls are believed to have no life and no power to harm humans. Anesama, made out of plain, patterned, and crêpe papers are popular toys and decorative figures. Several different kinds of Japanese papers, such as washi, kōzo, mitsumata and ganpi, are...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Japanese Dolls - Hina-Matsuri

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 14-002
Scope and Contents Hina-ningyō dolls are used in the Hina-matsuri or Girl’s Day Festival.  The term hina is a contraction of the word hiina, meaning ‘small and lovely’ and was applied to many different miniature forms, such as models of buildings, but is most generally associated with dolls.  Hina-ningyō can be literally translated as ‘miniature human figure’ or ‘doll’.  With the development of the Girl’s Day Festival in the early Edo period (17th through mid-19th centuries), the term hina-ningyō came to be...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Japanese Dolls - Miscellaneous

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 14-005
Scope and Contents This collection includes:One Hagoita Paddle or Battledore, which are richly decorated game paddles, traditionally given as New Year’s gifts to play the New Year’s game of Hanetsuki (Battledore).  The paddle is usually decorated with elaborate faces of geishas or actors, using an art form called “oshie”.  The old year’s paddles are supposed to be burned at the end of the year.One female doll mounted on a wooden stand.One stuffed child doll.Three...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Japanese Dolls - Mitsuore

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 14-003
Scope and Contents The name, Mitsuore, means ‘three-fold’ and the doll was given this name because of the joints in the thighs, knees, and ankles, allowing the doll to be posed in various positions; the most notable being the typical Japanese way of kneeling on the floor and sitting on the heels. These dolls also facilitated the changing of clothes. Believed to be from just before 1800, mitsuore was one of the first steps leading to a shift in the way ningyō were viewed: away from felicitous objects of...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Japanese Dolls - Tsuchi-Ningyō

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 14-004
Scope and Contents The phrase tsuchi-ningyō simply points to the fact that the dolls are made of clay.  Japan has a long tradition of clay figurines starting with the archaic dogū and haniwa, to those made in Fushimi, Hanamaki, Inuyama, Koga, Sagara, Tsutsumi, and at present, the brightly colored Hakata figures.  National Louis University Archives has three different types of Japanese clay dolls.  All of these, except for one, have wire inserted into the doll to help it stand.  Of these wired dolls, several...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

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