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The Lit records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-14-130
The Lit was a literary journal which began in 1946, was published by undergraduates, containing material written mostly by undergraduates. It included poetry, short stories, reviews and essays with an emphasis on fiction. This record group consists solely of issues of The Lit, published from 1946 to 1947; no other documentation exists for this publication.

Dates

  • 1946-1947

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

All student organization records received prior to 2017 are closed for 25 years from the date of creation to everyone except current members of the student organization, after which they are publicly available for access. Materials intended for public dissemination, such as publications, newsletters, and event flyers, are publicly available for access immediately once processed. If you are a member of this student organization and have questions about our access policy, please contact Special Collections.

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

0.19 Cubic Feet (1 letter half-size document box)

Biographical / Historical

The Lit was a literary journal which began in 1946, was published by undergraduates, containing material written mostly by undergraduates. It included poetry, short stories, reviews and essays with an emphasis on fiction. Some of the contributions were written by prominent Hopkins students, such as Russell Baker.

Scope and Contents

This record group consists solely of issues of The Lit, published from 1946 to 1947; no other documentation exists for this publication.

Arrangement

The issues are arranged in one series and are filed in chronological order.

Custodial History

Most of the issues of The Lit were found in storage in Gilman Hall.

Accruals

Accession Numbers: 78.43, 79.15

Processing Information

Processed by Sean DiGiovanna and Wendell O'Brien.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA