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August Mencken letters to James H. Bready

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030133460]
Identifier: MS-0700
Overview August Mencken was an American civil engineer and author. He was the younger brother of Henry Louis Mencken, and the son of cigar magnate August Mencken, Sr. James Hall Bready was a Baltimore Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years. This collection consists of 11 letters from August Mencken to James Bready, a columnist at The...

Department of Romance Languages letters about José Robles Pazos' arrest

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030086171], Folder: 8-20
Identifier: RG-04-081
Overview José Robles Pazos was an Associate Professor of Spanish at Johns Hopkins University born in 1897 and shot as a traitor by the Spanish Republican Government in February of 1937. The collection spans the years 1929-1940 and consists of correspondence regarding Robles' arrest, a contract for the Spanish translation of 13 books by H.L. Mencken, and two life insurance policies.

Edwin Litchfield Turnbull papers

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Identifier: MS-0103
Overview Edwin Litchfield Turnbull (1872-1927) was a musician who helped create both the Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The collection spans the years 1881-1971 and consists of approximately 400 letters, photographs, loose newspaper clippings, juvenile notebooks, and 13 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to musical, social, or other events.

George H. Thompson collection of Henry Louis Mencken

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Identifier: MS-0491
Overview Collection consists of material by, about, and related to the Baltimore writer Henry Louis Mencken as collected by George H. Thompson. Materials date from 1905-1950.

H. L. Mencken and Leda V. Bauer letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030078624]
Identifier: MS-0532
Overview Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) was an American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English. This collection consists of letters written by H. L. Mencken to colleague and girlfriend Leda V. Bauer dating primarily from 1928-1930, with an additional letter from J. G. Clemenceau Le Clercq [Paul Tanaquil] from 1924.

H. L. Mencken collection

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Identifier: MS-0476
Overview This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Herbert Spencer Jennings papers

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Identifier: MS-0062
Overview Herbert Spencer Jennings (1868-1947) was an American zoologist, geneticist, and eugenicist. The collection spans the years between 1893-1945 and includes correspondence, reprints, manuscript lecture notes, and biological drawings.

Hermann Collitz papers

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Identifier: MS-0014
Overview Hermann Collitz he accepted the newly established chair in Germanic Philology at Johns Hopkins University in 1907. The papers span the period 1846-1935 and consist of correspondence; photographs; newspaper clippings; course outlines and examinations; committee minutes and reports; reprints, dissertations and public lectures of other authors collected by Collitz; drafts, typescripts and reprints of articles by Collitz; notes and notebooks; research notes; lectures and articles. A considerable...

H.L. Mencken letters to Robert Loveman

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030078624]
Identifier: MS-0527
Abstract A collection of 16 letters written from H. L. Mencken to Robert Loveman. Mencken touches on issues such as Germany and World War I, beer, lyric poetry, and the Mexican revolution.

J. Montgomery Gambrill papers

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Identifier: MS-0669
Overview J. Montgomery Gambrill (1880-1953) was a historian and professor at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists largely of typed and handwritten correspondence, subject files, and teaching files reagarding his research and administrative duties, from 1794 to 1966.

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