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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1880 - 1956

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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.

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
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.

J. Montgomery Gambrill papers

 Collection
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.

Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0034
Abstract This is a collection of single item manuscripts or small groupings of materials, 1730s-1983 and undated. This collection includes signatures of Francois Rene de Chateaubriand, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, John Hancock, and Thomas Jefferson; letters from Jefferson Davis, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Gustave Flaubert, James Madison, James Monroe, George Moore, Edgar Allen Poe, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Roger Brooke Taney, Queen Victoria, George Washington, and Woodrow Wilson. There are photostats of...