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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1880 - 1956

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

John Calvin French papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0070
Overview John Calvin French was professor of English and librarian at The Johns Hopkins University and author of "A History of the University founded by Johns Hopkins." The collection consists largely of his research and manuscript notes dealing with the founding and later development of the University dating from 1928-1957.

Mencken sheet music volume

 Item — Box: 1 [31151030070803]
Identifier: MS-0564
Scope and Contents Volume of popular American sheet music owned by H. L. Mencken. Approximately 20 individual compositions.

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...

Nathan Bryllion Fagin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0065
Overview Nathan Bryllion Fagin taught at Johns Hopkins in the early 20th century. The collection consists of correspondence with Fagin's literary friends and colleagues; materials relating to the Moscow Theatre Festival of 1932; papers and course outlines from his teaching career at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1925 to 1951.

National Lanier Centennial Committee papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030056299]
Identifier: MS-0308
Overview A committee was formed in 1940 to celebrate the centenary of poet Sidney Lanier's birth, February 3, 1842. The collection consists of the correspondence of Elinor Pillsbury recruiting members of the National Lanier Centennial Committee, dating from 1939 through 1945.

Samuel Ottmar Mast papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0135
Overview Samuel Ottmar Mast (1871-1947) was a biologist and zoologist at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of correspondence, administrative information related to running an academic department, and reprints of articles. The collection materials range in date from 1912 to 1947.

Walter Romeyn Benjamin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0009
Scope and Contents A collection of letters from contemporary literary figures and publishers.