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Robert Simonsen Photograph Collection

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States: Alabama-New York

States: New York-District of Columbia; U.S. Ambassadors

U.S. Protectorates; U.S. Military

U.S. Military

International Leaders: Argentina-Canada

International Leaders: Canada-Finland

International Leaders: France-Lebanon

International Leaders: Liberia-South Africa

International Leaders: South Africa-Yugoslavia

U.S. Military



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Collection Overview

Title: Robert Simonsen Photograph Collection, 1955-2016Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Simonsen, Robert A. (1947-)

Extent: 40.0 Boxes

Arrangement: This collection is arranged into 4 series: 1) United States Political, 1955-1990; 2) United States Military, 1956-1993; 3) United States Protectorates, 1959-1990; and 4) International Leaders: Political and Military, 1968-1991.

Date Acquired: 06/01/1993. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Kansas life and culture - Military history

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Robert Simonsen Photograph Collection contains autographed photographs divided into 4 series: U. S. Political, U. S. Military, U. S. Protectorates, and International Leaders. The collection is split fairly evenly between the United States and International photographs, with the majority of the U. S. photographs residing in the Political series. Many of the autographs include an inscription and/or an accompanying letter. Unidentified individuals are first within each section.

The United States Political series is divided into three subseries: States, Ambassadors, and Federal Agencies. The States are arranged alphabetically with the individuals sorted alphabetically by name under their political division: House of Representatives, Senate, and State Officials. This is followed by United States Ambassadors arranged alphabetically within various year ranges, and United States Federal Agencies sorted alphabetically by specific department then arranged alphabetically by name.

The United States Military series is divided into four subseries by branch: Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard, and Marines. Within each branch the names are alphabetized under rank. Some ranks are entered multiple times under various year ranges.

The photographs in the United States Protectorates series are alphabetized under the specific place: Micronesia, Palau, Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Trust Territory of the Pacific, Guam, and Marshall Islands.

The International Leaders series is sorted alphabetically by country. Some countries have all the individuals sorted alphabetically within a single grouping, while other countries will further divide the photographs into political and military subgroups. For example, the photographs for Argentina are all grouped together, while Australia is broken into 14 subgroups.

Subject/Index Terms

Kansas life and culture - Military history

Administrative Information

Repository: Morse Department of Special Collections

Accruals: Boxes 36-40 received in 2017

Access Restrictions: No access restriction:  All materials open for research.

Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Physical Access Note: Original materials available during open hours of repository and any digitized materials that are online are available with Internet access.

Acquisition Source: Robert Simonsen

Acquisition Method: Donation

Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Robert Simonsen Photograph Collection, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

Processing Information: This collection was processed by several individuals over the years.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: States: Alabama-New York, 1955-1990],
[Box 2: States: New York-District of Columbia; U.S. Ambassadors],
[Box 3: U.S. Protectorates; U.S. Military],
[Box 4: U.S. Military],
[Box 5: International Leaders: Argentina-Canada],
[Box 6: International Leaders: Canada-Finland],
[Box 7: International Leaders: France-Lebanon],
[Box 8: International Leaders: Liberia-South Africa],
[Box 9: International Leaders: South Africa-Yugoslavia],
[Box 10: U.S. Military],
[All]

Box 7: International Leaders: France-LebanonAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Republic of France, 1958-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 2: France-Armed Forces, 1971-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Republic of Gambia, 1975-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 4: German Democratic Republic, 1976-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Federal Republic of Germany, 1971-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Germany-Landes Bayern, 1973-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Germany-Armed Forces, 1971-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Ghana, 1974-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Grenada, 1978-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Kingdom of Greece, 1971-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Guatemala, 1972-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Republic of Guyana, 1968-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Honduras, 1984-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Hungary, 1987-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Republic of IcelandAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Republic of Indonesia, 1973-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Monarchy of Iran, 1970-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Republic of Ireland, 1988-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Ireland, 1971-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Republic of Italy, 1986-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Italy, 1971-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Jamaica, 1974-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Empire of Japan, 1975-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Kingdom of Jordon, 1971-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Republic of Kenya, 1978-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Republic of Korea, 1970-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Kingdom of Laos, 1970-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Republic of Lebanon, 1985-1986Add to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: States: Alabama-New York, 1955-1990],
[Box 2: States: New York-District of Columbia; U.S. Ambassadors],
[Box 3: U.S. Protectorates; U.S. Military],
[Box 4: U.S. Military],
[Box 5: International Leaders: Argentina-Canada],
[Box 6: International Leaders: Canada-Finland],
[Box 7: International Leaders: France-Lebanon],
[Box 8: International Leaders: Liberia-South Africa],
[Box 9: International Leaders: South Africa-Yugoslavia],
[Box 10: U.S. Military],
[All]


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