Johns Hopkins University
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Benjamin G. Kohl (1938-2010) was an author and historian who specialized in the history of the Renaissance. The collection consists of research material and personal papers ranging in date from 1960-2006, including a series of correspondence between Kohl and his mentor, Frederic Chapin Lane.
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings and...