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Frieda Thies papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0079
Frieda Thies was curator of manuscripts at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University, from 1902 to 1968. The collection consists largely of personal items belonging to Frieda Thies dating from 1908-1984. Included are notebooks, photographs, a memoir, and correspondence.

Dates

  • 1908-1984

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is not processed and therefore has not been prepared for research use. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

1.23 Cubic Feet (2 letter size document boxes, 1 legal size document box)

Biographical Note

Frieda Thies was curator of manuscripts at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University. She was born in Baltimore in 1880 and began work as a librarian at Hopkins in 1902 and continued there until her retirement in 1968. Her work included cataloging the extensive correspondence of the poet Sidney Lanier's works that was published in 1946 by the Johns Hopkins Press. Miss Thies died in Lutherville, Maryland in 1984.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists largely of personal items belonging to Frieda Thies dating from 1908-1984. Included are notebooks, clippings, photographs, a memoir, correspondence, and the many tributes received by Thies during her long career at Johns Hopkins University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was a gift to the University in 1983.

Related Materials

The Sidney Lanier Papers MS.0007 are available in Special Collections.

Processing Information

This is no known processing information for this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA