Contains 38 Results:
Lord William Thomson Kelvin (1824-1907) was a distinguished British mathematician and physicist. Collection consists of four letters of Lord Kelvin, ranging in date from 1878 to 1899, to Henry Dyer. Also in the collection are invoices and correspondence relating to the publication in 1904 of Lord Kelvin's lectures at the Johns Hopkins University.
Lloyd Mifflin (1846- 1921) was an American poet and photographer. Collection consists of two letters, four photographs and one manuscript sonnet sent to American philologist and Johns Hopkins professor, James Wilson Bright between 1892 and 1910.
Lucy Biklé was born in 1875. She was the daughter of Confederate officer, and American author, George Washington Cable. Collection consists of two letters written in 1926 to the Johns Hopkins University registrar, Ryland Newman Demster and two carbon typescripts of Newman's replies.
Collection consists largely of clippings related to Edwin Booth and other 19th century actors. Booth items include notice of a birthday celebration in Baltimore (1898), and the dedication of a memorial window in a church in New York City (1898). Also included are orbituaries of other actors of the period: Stuart Robson, John Sleeper Clarke and Creston Clarke. A photograph of John Wilkes Booth and a clipping describing Greenmount cemetery, where Booth is buried.
Henry W. Bragdon (1906-1980) was an author and instructor of history. Collection consists of researh material collected by Bragdon for his published volume, "Woodrow Wilson: The Academic Years." Bragdon is thought to have collected the research from approximately 1945 to the time of the book's publication in 1967.
Robert Seymour Bridges was an author and founder of the Society of Pure English. This collection contains four letters from Bridges to "Professor Bright" [James Bright] discussing the formation of the Society.