Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Francis D. Murnaghan Jr. (1920–2000) was a United States federal judge based in Baltimore, Maryland. This collection consists of materials dating from 1946 to 2000, including appellate briefs authored while a practicing attorney, judicial decision files, papers reflecting his role of a Trustee of both the Johns Hopkins University and The Walters Art Gallery, appointment books, and a limited amount of personal correspondence.
Overview Herbert Baxter Adams (1850-1901) was an American educator and historian. The collection consists of material spanning 1851-1903. The materials include correspondence, lectures, writings, research material, files related to Johns Hopkins University, the United States Bureau of Education, the American Historical Association Committee of Seven, personal files, and prints and photos.
Overview This collection contains Mary C. Walker’s papers acquired throughout her time working at Peabody and years thereafter. The collection consists of personal correspondence, working documents, programs, newspaper clippings of music events, photographs, and personal items.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Anne Wiggins Brown was a soprano who is best known for creating the role of Bess in George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess and starring in its initial stage run in 1935. The Peabody Institute Anne Brown collection contains press clippings about Brown, photographs, an autographed 78-rpm album jacket of Porgy and Bess highlights, and a videotape of highlights from her visit to the Peabody Institute in 1998 to receive the...
Overview Records documenting activities of the Board of Trustees of the Peabody Institute. Includes: 12 volumes and several additional folders of recorded minutes of board meetings (1857-1985); Treasurer's reports (1867-1969); Provost's reports (1869-1912); Executive Secretary's reports (1912-45); miscellaneous general records and correspondence; records of the Offices of the President (1859-1970), Vice-President (1876-1905), Secretary (1860-1922), and Treasurer (1857-1941), the bulk of the latter...
Overview Documents supporting institutional financial activities. Includes the following: early property deeds and mortgages; Gallery of Art correspondence and reports; 19th century Conservatory of Music receipts; insuranceinformation (1950-1976); grants (1968-78); Dormitory-Cafeteria-Garage Project records (1960s); auditor's reports (1923-1977); comptroller's reports (1960-1970); student enrollment and scholarship statistics (1893-1976); and 173 volumes recording a wide range of financial information,...
Overview The Peabody Institute was founded by George Peabody in Baltimore in 1857 as a cultural institution comprising a library, public lecture series, academy of music, and art gallery. The founding documents in the collection include the original letter establishing the institute drafted by John Pendleton Kennedy and signed by George Peabody, a list of individuals approved by George Peabody for inclusion on the board of trustees, a letter of acceptance signed by 22 original members of the founding...
Overview Johns Hopkins Homewood Photography is a full-service, on-campus resource for professional photography and photographic services, which provides editorial and news photography, portraits, and research photography for Johns Hopkins University clients on the Homewood campus and beyond. The Peabody Institute Homewood Photography collection contains born-digital photographs taken at or for the Peabody Institute from 2004 to 2015.
Overview Records documenting the activities of the executive office of the Institute. Includes correspondence from prospective lecturers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Fiske, and James Russell Lowell (1867-1913); correspondence concerning the library, including letters received from Abram Stevens Hewitt of Cooper Union, E. W. Blatchford of the Newberry Library, and Melvil Dewey; numerous letters from the Institute librarian, Philip R. Uhler, to the provost reporting library activities during the...
Overview The Peabody Institute photograph collection contains photographic prints, negatives, slides, contact sheets, and postcards related to the Peabody Institute and associated individuals, events, and places. Images date from the dedication of the Institute in 1866 to 2019, with the bulk of the collection created between approximately 1960 and 2000.