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Grace Hill Turnbull papers

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030052298]
Identifier: MS-0051
Grace Turnbull (1880-1976) was a sculptor, painter, and author. The collection consists of Grace Turnbull's correspondence with British writers dating from 1933-1935.

Dates

  • 1933-1935

Creator

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Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (18 items)

Biographical Note

Grace Turnbull was a sculptor, painter, and author. She was born in Baltimore on December 31, 1880. She studied at the Maryland Institute of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and later exhibited her work in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Turnbull also published several books, including Tongues of Fire (1928), The Essence of Plotinus (1934), and The Uncovered Well (1952). She died in Baltimore in 1976.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Grace Turnbull's correspondence with British writers dating from 1933-1935. It includes the letters of Stephen Mackenna with whom Turnbull consulted while she was writing The Essence of Plotinus; her work is based on Mackenna's translation of Plotinus. Her other correspondents included William Ralph Inge, G.W. Russell, Sir John Collings Squire, and Evelyn Underhill.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the university in 1940 by Grace Turnbull.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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