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Adolf Katzenellenbogen papers

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Identifier: MS-0040
Overview Adolf Katzenellenbogen, internationally known art historian, was born in Germany in Frankfurt-am-Main on August 19, 1901. He was educated at the universities of Freiburg, Leipzig, Munich, Frankfurt and Giessen in 1924, and he received a doctor of philosophy degree in 1933 at the University of Hamburg. Katzenellenbogen joined the faculty of Vassar College in 1940 and remained there until 1958 when he came to Johns Hopkins University as full professor and department chairman. A specialist in the...

Carl F. Christ papers

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Identifier: MS-0662
Overview Carl F. (Finley) Christ (1923-2017) was an American economist and a Professor Emeritus of Economics at Johns Hopkins University. This collection contains his administrative files, teaching materials, writings, correspondence, and research subject files. The papers span from 1931 to 2006.

Castelfranco Altarpiece essay

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055572]
Identifier: MS-0232
Overview Collection consists of an untitled, hand-written essay written in Italian and dated December 2, 1803. The essay describes the restoration in 1803 of the "Castelfranco Altarpiece," a painting by Giorgione.

Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS-0368
Overview Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. was born in Baltimore in 1903. During the 1930s, he served in the Maryland legislature. In 1938, he founded the Mount Vernon Improvement Association and spent much of the rest of his life fighting to retain the original architectural integrity of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place. He was also a founder of the Johns Hopkins University Milton S. Eisenhower Library's Friends of the Library. The collection of Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. consists mostly of items related to his...

Hugh L. Dryden papers

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Identifier: MS-0147
Overview These papers consist of writings, diaries, printed material, photographs, and correspondence relating to NASA administrator and Johns Hopkins University alumnus Hugh L. Dryden's personal and professional life. Also included are his student work, diaries, sermons, awards, and honorary degrees. The overall collection spans from 1908 to 1966.

Jo Freeman feminist essay, "The BITCH Manifesto"

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151034440440], Folder: 11
Identifier: MS-0834
Overview This collection consists of an essay titled, “The BITCH Manifesto,” considered to be one of the leading texts of the Second Wave Feminist movement, and one of the earliest examples of language reclamation made by a social movement. The essay was written by Jo Freeman, under her movement name "Joreen," and originally published in 1970.

Thirty Six Essays/Sermons by Robert Gray

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0708
Overview Copied from dealer description: The essays themselves are extremely well written displaying an impressive command of the English language; the idealistic nature of the essays strongly suggests the supposition that Gray was a minister and used these essays as the basis for weekly sermons. The range of subject matter is equally impressive; Gray moves effortlessly from a celebration of the life of George Washington to an Emersonian-like appreciation of Nature: "There is a visible consonance in all...

Wei-Liang Chow papers

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Identifier: MS-0762
Overview Wei-Liang Chow (1911-1995), known as Chow Wei-Liang in the Chinese tradition, was a Johns Hopkins University professor and mathematician, renowned for his breakthroughs in algebraic geometry. This collection includes some of the professional papers of Professor Chow, including typed letters to and from the mathematician, as well as typed, sometimes handwritten, drafts of some of his essays. The papers range from 1948 to 1995, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1940s and 1950s.

William S. Wilson papers

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Identifier: MS-0668
Overview William S. Wilson (1932-), born in Baltimore, 1932, was graduated with Honors in Philosophy of Science from the University of Virginia, then went on to Yale University where he received an M.A. and Ph.D. in English literature. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts art-writer’s grant and Warhol Foundation Grant, 2012, for a book about the life and art of Ray Johnson. Wilson's mother was May Wilson (1905-1986), pioneer of the feminist and mail art movement, best known for her...

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