Northern European Collections

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  • [Denmark]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Denmark]. Jendarata Rubber Company Ltd Photograph Album, ca. 1914. 52 b/w photos, with captions in Danish, showing the Jendarata rubber plantation and factory in Lower Perak, then part of the Federated Malay States (now Malaysia), which was established by Danish engineer Aage Westenholz, uncle of Karen Blixen (Out of Africa), whose farm in Kenya he also helped fund. Also includes images of Danish managers and local population (described as Javanese), countryside, musicians and instruments, religious festivals, Malacca, and Bornam River. (Bernath Mss 274).
  • [Denmark]. Petersen, Carl [aka Karl Pedersen]. One ms diary in Danish, re 1880 move from Denmark to Nebraska, with typescript translation. Copy of translation published in UCSB Libraries’ Soundings. (SC 241).
  • [Denmark]. World War II Danish Resistance Collection, ca. 1940-1945.Pamphlets, flyers, joke books, and other printed materials produced in resistance to the Nazi occupation of Denmark. (Bernath Mss 161).
  • [Finland]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • Finland Photograph Album, ca. 1900s-1950s. (Bernath Mss 351).
  • [Iceland]. Mendell [Edward] Travel Slide Collection, 1980s-1990s. More than 2000 large-format color slides containing images of Edward Mendell’s post-retirement travels around the world, photographing endangered species for the World Wildlife Fund, and also of people in far-flung places such as Bhutan, Burma, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Orissa (India), Philippines, Senegal, and Thailand. (Mss 247).
  • [Iceland]. Schmidt (Oswin) Polar / Arctic Travel Album, 1912. 160 original photographs, some panorama shots, and chromolithographs, as well as route maps, postcards, and menus of a voyage on the S.S. Grosser Kurfürst of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Line, from Bremerhafen (Germany) to Scotland (Edinburgh), Iceland (Reykjavik and Tröllafos), Spitzbergen, King Jacob Land, and Norway (Lyngseidet, Tromsoe, Malde, Balholmen, and Bergen). Includes images of people, settlements, villages, and towns, surrounding countryside, coast, icebergs, glaciers, Laplanders and reindeer, and Norwegian whale fishery. Captions in German. (Bernath Mss 311).
  • [Ireland]. Abstract of Title, 1857. Relating to land owned by William Lock the Elder and William Lock the Younger in Kerry County, Ireland, during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. (SC 768).
  • [Ireland]. Asia and Ireland Travel Photograph Album, 1909-1910. (SC 1042).
  • [Ireland]. Bacon (Elizabeth Grew) Oral History, 1976-1977. Life history of an English suffragette who moved to California. Subjects include suffrage, Margaret Sanger, birth control movement, Anglo-Irish relations, Greenwich Village, Pasadena Playhouse, and Santa Barbara. Central Coast Regional Projects. (OH 17).
  • [Ireland]. Ballitore Family Papers, ca. 1605-1917 [bulk dates 1770-1859]. Mainly correspondence of the Irish Quaker Shackleton, Leadbeater, and Barrington families of Ballitore, Ireland. Includes material relating to Edmund Burke. (Mss 4).
  • [Ireland]. Beckett, Samuel. Collection, with one inscribed b/w photograph, 1962, and correspondence, mainly regarding requests for use of UCSB’s copy of Beckett’s manuscript Eluetheria, with signed responses by Beckett, 1966, 1972, 1974. (SC 20).
  • [Ireland]. Beckett [Samuel] Papers, ca. 1959-1973. Photocopies of what were three unpublished works by Beckett: EleuthériaMercier et Camier, and Premier Amour, along with some related correspondence. (Mss 5).
  • [Ireland]. Berkeley, George (1685-1753). Irish philosopher and Bishop of Cloyne. Holdings include Alciphron, or, the Minute Philosopher (1732) [Spec B1315 1732],Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions and Inquiries (1744) [Spec RM84.B47 1744], the two-volume set The Works of George Berkeley (1820) [Spec B1303 1820], and The Principles of Human Knowledge (1878) [Darwin B1330 1878b].
  • [Ireland]. Burke, Edmund (1729-1797). Irish philosopher and politician. Holdings include A Vindication of Natural Society (1756) [Spec DA506.B88 V55 1756]; An Account of the European Settlements in America (1757) [Spec DA506.B88 A2];Observations on a Late State of the Nation (1769) [Spec DA506.B88 O2]; A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful(1770) [Spec DA506.B88 S9 1770], also part of the “Books Lincoln Read” collection (1806) [Wyles E457.21.R4 B8]; The Political Tracts and Speeches of Edmund Burke (1777) [Spec DA506.B8 1777b]; Reflections on the Revolution in France(1790) [Spec DA506.B88 R3 1790], also in French as Réflexions sur la Révolution de France (1790) [Spec DA506.B88 R314 1790]; Two Letters on the Conduct of Our Domestick Parties with Regard to French Politicks (1797) [Spec DA506.B88 T866 1797b]; Three Memorials on French Affairs (1797) [Spec DA506.B88 T5], and the 10-volume set The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke (1803) [Spec DA506.B8 1803]. Fine press edition of On Conciliation with the Colonies, and Other Papers on the American Revolution (1975) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec E211.B925 1975]. See also The Life of Edmund Burke (1798) by Robert Bisset [Spec DA506.B9 B5]. Additionally, three letters in Burke’s hand, from near the end of his life, are available in the Isaac Foot Collection (Mss 33).
  • [Ireland]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Ireland]. Glass Lantern Slides, ca. 1900-1910. 231 glass lantern slides, a few color, firms including Chicago Projecting Co.; Detroit Photographic Co.; Levy & Ses Fils; McCormick (NY); Selig Polyscope Co.; T. H. McAllister (NY and Grt. Britain); Williams, Brown & Earle. Subjects include adobes, biblical reenactments and scenes, carriages and wagons, cattle, cowboys, horses, Martinique (Mt. Pelee eruption, 1902), Mt. Saint Helens and Ranier, Native Americans, ranches, St. Louis Exposition (1904?), Northwest scenes (Columbia River, Mt. Hood, Portland), Western scenes and inhabitants, Yellowstone, Yosemite; also scenes from abroad, including Great Britain (coronation of Edward VII, 1902), Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Turkey, Venice. (Mss 270).
  • [Ireland]. Goldsmith, Oliver (1728-1774). Irish writer. Holdings include The Vicar of Wakefield (1766) [Spec PR3490.A1 1766], The Roman History (1769) [Spec PR3487.R65 1769], his four-volume set The History of England (1771) [Spec DA32.G58 1771], The Grecian History (1774) [Spec PR3487.G64 1774], She Stoops to Conquer (1791) [Spec PR3488.A1 1791], the four-volume set The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith (1806) [Spec PR3482.J64 1806], also part of the “Books Lincoln Read” collection (1830) [Wyles E457.21.L5 G6], the three-volume set A History of the Earth & Animated Nature (1828) [Spec PR3487.H57 1828], and The Bee & Other Essays (1903) [Spec PR3485.B4 1903]. Fine press editions of Poems of Goldsmith (1795) by the Shakespeare Printing Office [Printers Z239.2.S5 G6], The Mystery Revealed (1928) by the Georgian Press [Printers Z239.G4 G6], She Stoops to Conquer (1964) by the Heritage Press [Spec PR3488.A2 K7 1964], and The Vicar of Wakefield (1971) by the Folio Society [Spec PR3490.A1 1973].
  • [Ireland]. Harvey [John] Collection, ca. 1801-1809. Five documents (ADS), from a County Wexford [Ireland] justice of the peace, re judicial matters such as handing over individuals to the county jail. (SC 137).
  • [Ireland]. Hathaway [Charles Montgomery Jr.] Papers, 1895-1939. Papers of an American academic and diplomat who served in the Dominican Republic, England, Ireland, Budapest, Bombay, and Germany. Includes a 1933 dispatch re a visit to Dachau Concentration Camp. (Bernath Mss 9).
  • [Ireland]. Murphy, Arthur (1727-1805). Irish playwright and actor. Holdings include An Essay on the Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1792) [Spec PR3533.M8 1792], All in the Wrong (1792) [Spec PR3605.M9 A64 1792), The Grecian Daughter (1792) [Spec PR3605.M9 A64 1792], Zenobia (1796) [Spec PR3605.M9 Z4 1796], The Orphan of China (1797) [Spec PR3605.M9 O7 1797], andThe School for Guardians (1797) [Spec PR3605.M9 A72 1797].
  • [Ireland]. Ussher, James (1581-1656). Irish preacher and writer. Holdings includeDe Romanæ Ecclesiæ Symbolo Apostolico Vetere (1646) [Spec BT995.U8],Annales Veteris Testimenti (1650) [Spec D57.U8], The Annals of the World (1658) [Spec D57.U813], A Body of Divinity, or, the Sum and Substance of the Christian Religion (1670) [Spec BR120.U7 1670], and a facsimile of a 1687 edition ofBritannicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates (1970) [Spec BR748.U8 1970].
  • [Ireland]. Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900). Irish writer. Holdings include Poems (1881) [Spec PR5814 1881], An Ideal Husband (1889) [Spec PR5818.I2], The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891) [Spec PR5819.A1 1891], A House of Pomegranates (1891) [Printers Z239.2.C36 W5 vault], Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (1891) [Spec PR5818.L6],Lady Windermere’s Fan (1893) [Spec PR5818.L2], The Happy Prince, and Other Tales (1894) [Spec PR5818.H2 1894], The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898) [Spec PR5818.B2 1898], The Importance of Being Earnest (1899) [Spec PR5818.I4],Intentions (1900) [Spec PR5818.I7 1900], Oscar Wilde: Three Times Tried (1900) [Spec PR5823.H92 1900], Vera, or, The Nihilists (1902) [Spec PR5820.V3], Salomé(1904) [Spec PR5820.S2 1904], De Profundis (1905) [Spec PR5818.D3], The Fisherman and His Soul (1905) [Spec PR5818.F5 1905], Sebastian Melmoth (1905) [Spec PR5820.S42 1905], the 10-volume set The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde(1905) [Spec PR5810.F05], The Soul of Man Under Socialism (1911) [Spec PR5820.S55 1911], The Sphinx (1911) [Spec PR5820.S6 1911], The Essays of Oscar Wilde (1916) [Spec PR5816 1916], Art and Decoration (1920) [Spec PR5818.A7 1920], The Portrait of Mr. W.H. (1921) [Spec PR5818.P67 and Printers Z239.K4 W54 1921], For Love of the King (1922) [Spec PR5818.F6 1922], and The Young King, and Other Stories (1953) [Spec PR5820.Y6 1953]. Fine press editions of A House of Pomegranates (1908) [Printers Z239.M64 W54 1908] and The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1911) [Printers Z239.M64 W5 1911] printed by Thomas B. Mosher;The Happy Prince by Duckworth & Co. (1913) [Spec PR5818.H2 1913 vault] and Dogwood Press (1931) [Printers Z239.D57 W54]; Salomé by the Grabhorn Press (1927) [Printers Z239.G7 W5] and the Limited Editions Club (1938) [Spec PR5820.S15 vault]; The Selfish Giant by the Peter Pauper Press (1931) [Printers Z239.P4 W5] and Janus Press (1967) [Printers Z239.J35 W54]; The Fisherman and His Soul (1939) by the Grabhorn Press [Printers Z239.G7 W47]; Roses and Rue(1962) by the Overbrook Press [Printers Z239.O8 W467 1962]; The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde (1968) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec PR5816 1968b]; The Sphinx(1969) by Three Kings Press [Spec PR5820.S6 1969]; and The Teacher of Wisdom(1994) by the Petrarch Press [Printers Z239.P419 W55 1994].
  • [Lithuania]. Vilnius [Lithuania] and Palestine Jewish Zionist Photograph Collection, 1930s. 62 b/w photographs, mostly snapshots. (SC 961).
  • [Norway]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Norway]. Glass Lantern Slides, ca. 1900-1910. 231 glass lantern slides, a few color, firms including Chicago Projecting Co.; Detroit Photographic Co.; Levy & Ses Fils; McCormick (NY); Selig Polyscope Co.; T. H. McAllister (NY and Grt. Britain); Williams, Brown & Earle. Subjects include adobes, biblical reenactments and scenes, carriages and wagons, cattle, cowboys, horses, Martinique (Mt. Pelee eruption, 1902), Mt. Saint Helens and Ranier, Native Americans, ranches, St. Louis Exposition (1904?), Northwest scenes (Columbia River, Mt. Hood, Portland), Western scenes and inhabitants, Yellowstone, Yosemite; also scenes from abroad, including Great Britain (coronation of Edward VII, 1902), Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Turkey, Venice. (Mss 270).
  • [Norway]. Polish Army World War II Photograph Presentation Album, 1941. Album with 52 b/w snapshots, captions in English. The soldiers were part of a Polish, British, and Norwegian force that captured Ankenes and Narvik [Norway] from the German forces in May, 1940, and broke the chain of German victories in World War II. Includes photos of war-damaged buildings in Warsaw during the German Blitzkrieg of 1939, the Polish Free Army fighting in Norway, and images of Scotland, around St. Andrews, where the soldiers were based. (Bernath Mss 60).
  • [Norway]. Roach (Charles A.) Photograph Albums, 1938, 1948. Two albums, b/w photographs, of the travels of the Rev. Roach: 1938 (bicycling to Bucharest, with images of Cracow (and other parts of Poland), Czechoslovakia, Dobšina ice caves, Budapest, Jewish population at Puspokladany, Huedin, Roma (“gypsies”) in Romania, Orlat, farms, Brasov, Ploesh, Bucharest, the Danube, Venice, and England) and 1948 (Norwegian holiday, with images of Stockholm, Oslo, Lillehammer, Gjendesheim, hiking and mountain climbing, Sulheim manor, traditional dress, Naevodalen, Voss, farming, Osterbo, and Steinberdalen). (Bernath Mss 290).
  • [Norway]. Russia, Norway, and Sweden Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1910. (Bernath Mss 370).
  • [Norway]. Schmidt (Oswin) Polar / Arctic Travel Album, 1912. 160 original photographs, some panorama shots, and chromolithographs, as well as route maps, postcards, and menus of a voyage on the S.S. Grosser Kurfürst of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Line, from Bremerhafen (Germany) to Scotland (Edinburgh), Iceland (Reykjavik and Tröllafos), Spitzbergen, King Jacob Land, and Norway (Lyngseidet, Tromsoe, Malde, Balholmen, and Bergen). Includes images of people, settlements, villages, and towns, surrounding countryside, coast, icebergs, glaciers, Laplanders and reindeer, and Norwegian whale fishery. Captions in German. (Bernath Mss 311).
  • [Sweden]. Russia, Norway, and Sweden Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1910. (Bernath Mss 370).
  • [Great Britain]. A Declaration of His Highness the Lord Protector inviting the people of England and Wales, to a day of solemn fasting and humiliation. London, 1653. [Gt. Brit. Sovereigns, etc. 1649-1658 (Oliver Cromwell)]. Printed by Henry Hills and William du-Gard. Wing C-7077. (SC 983).
  • [Great Britain]. Glass Lantern Slides, ca. 1900-1910. 231 glass lantern slides, a few color, firms including Chicago Projecting Co.; Detroit Photographic Co.; Levy & Ses Fils; McCormick (NY); Selig Polyscope Co.; T. H. McAllister (NY and Grt. Britain); Williams, Brown & Earle. Subjects include adobes, biblical reenactments and scenes, carriages and wagons, cattle, cowboys, horses, Martinique (Mt. Pelee eruption, 1902), Mt. Saint Helens and Ranier, Native Americans, ranches, St. Louis Exposition (1904?), Northwest scenes (Columbia River, Mt. Hood, Portland), Western scenes and inhabitants, Yellowstone, Yosemite; also scenes from abroad, including Great Britain (coronation of Edward VII, 1902), Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Turkey, Venice. (Mss 270).
  • [Great Britain]. Great War Collection, ca. 1910-1922 [bulk dates 1914-1918]. Much of the material in the collection relates to British servicemen and units, but Americans, Australians, and some Germans also are represented. Included are diaries, correspondence, documents, maps, photographs, reports, and some printed material. The approximately 2,000 photographs and picture postcards (loose and in albums and scrapbooks) include many images of France, but also other areas such as Egypt, England, German South West Africa, Iraq, and Palestine. (Bernath Mss 20).
  • [Great Britain]. Noble, Thomas. An Ode. Set to music by Mr. Gover. Commemoration of the enactment of Parliamentary reform, Derby, August 7, 1832. (Printed during the Procession). (SC 986).
  • [Great Britain]. Plowden [Elizabeth] Diaries, 1827-1863. 19 diaries, with handwritten entries in bound volumes that also include printed information. 1827, for example, is Thomas’s Register (London), with lists of government offices, tax rates, and other reference material relating to Great Britain. (Mss 97).
  • Great Britain. House of Commons. Fragment of a document to George III re distemper among horned cattle, 15 January 1745. (SC 420).
  • Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords. Orders of the House of Lords, ca. 1717. Leatherbound volume, handwritten copy of Orders of the House of Lords, nos. 1-105, 1660-1717. (Mss 180).