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Box OB-1

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Contains 11 Results:

"On Place" broadside poem; 167 of 300, 1985

 Item — Box: OB-1, Folder: 7, item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection of American author, William H. Gass, consists of 6 typescript letters and 2 published poems written by Gass. The letters of William H. Gass were written, 1961-1963, to American editor and author, Seymour Lawrence. The poem is titled "Mad Meg in the Maelstrom" (1976) and "On Place" (1985) and printed in the form of broadsides. The letters were written by Gass to Seymour Lawrence when Lawrence was director of the Atlantic Monthly Press in Boston. Previously, Lawrence had edited...
Dates: 1985

"Mad Meg in the Maelstrom" broadside poem, 47 of 150, 1976

 Item — Box: OB-1, Folder: 7, item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection of American author, William H. Gass, consists of 6 typescript letters and 2 published poems written by Gass. The letters of William H. Gass were written, 1961-1963, to American editor and author, Seymour Lawrence. The poem is titled "Mad Meg in the Maelstrom" (1976) and "On Place" (1985) and printed in the form of broadsides. The letters were written by Gass to Seymour Lawrence when Lawrence was director of the Atlantic Monthly Press in Boston. Previously, Lawrence had edited...
Dates: 1976

Matheson collection of John Barth materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0314
Abstract

John Simmons Barth (born 1930) is an American writer, best known for his postmodernist and metafictional fiction. This collection is formed by two printed items dating from 1973 and 1980.

Dates: 1973, 1980

Matheson collection of Leonard Bacon poetry

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0317
Abstract

Leonard Bacon (1887-1954) was an American poet, translator, and literary critic. This collection consists of a small grouping of correspondence and poetry ranging in date from 1928-1953.

Dates: 1928 - 1953

Diplomas, 1930, 1938, 1965

 File — Box: OB-1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Foxcroft School, Sally Cary Fairfax Harrison, 1930; Johns Hopkins, Doctor of Philosophy, Sally Cary Fairfax Harrison, 1938; Aircraft Systems Command, Honorary Doctor of Aerospaceology, Sally Dieke, 1965.

Dates: 1930, 1938, 1965

Certificate given to Lowe from his students at the time of his retirement, 1973 May 11

 File — Box: OB-1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents note From the Series: The Personal Series reflects only a small portion of Victor Lowe's personal life and his 25-year teaching career at Johns Hopkins. The items are contained in Boxes 1.1 and Box 1.2. Among the items are a diary from 1941, several philosophical journals, and a journal with references to Lowe's interest in psychoanalytical theory. Lecture notes, student notes from Harvard, personal correspondence, and a few items related to Lowe's colleagues, George Boas, Albert Hammond and Arthur Lovejoy, are...
Dates: 1973 May 11

News clippings, programs, reviews, notices of performances of TMS

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents note From the Series: Series 1: Personal contains biographical material, address books, personal diaries, catalogs, estate papers, theater and concert programs, kitchen and garden diaries, and book lists from the Spelmans' library. Most importantly, there are 4 volumes of LLES's autobiography which she begun writing in 1927 and continued with to about 1931. The entire collection of Spelman Papers is very much a reflection of LLES. Because of this, her candid and internalizing autobiographical writings...
Dates: 1870-1971

Photographs used in teaching, 1890s-1910s

 File — Box: OB-1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Includes portraits of individuals, including: a portrait of Yuan Shikai (Chinese: 袁世凱), Emperor of China, taken in approximately 1915; a portrait of Edward Caird as the "Master of Balliol," Vanity Fair, April 4, 1895; an engraving of Carl Menger, date unknown, apparently signed by the artist (in pencil).There are also images of places and architecture, including: a stambha tower, possibly in Rajasthan, India; images of carvings from an unidentified temple in India as well as an...
Dates: 1890s-1910s

Eclipse drawings, 1900

 File — Box: OB-1, Folder: 13-14
Scope and Contents note From the Series: A project which absorbed Abbe's attention between 1886 and 1907 involved a book written in Russia by the meteorologist, Alexander J. Woeikoff, a professor and astronomer at the University of St. Petersburg. In 1884, Woeikoff published the original Climates of the Earth, and Abbe hoped to have a translation published in the United States. Abbe engaged Alexander Ziwet, a University of Michigan professor of Mathematics to translate the volume into English, and Abbe intended...
Dates: 1900

American Historical Society certificates, 1898, 1900

 File — Box: OB-1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

American Historical Society certificate conferring Life Membership to Adams, 1898; American Historical Society certificate of resignation of Adams from AHA, 1900

Dates: 1898, 1900

University of Heidelberg diploma, 1876

 Item — Box: OB-1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents note From the Series: This series consists of notebooks from Adams's studies in Heidelberg (1874-1876), estate records (1901-1907), financial records (1897-1902), genealogical material, reminiscences, reports from the "Eight O'Clock Reading Club" (1878-1879), newspaper clippings (1873-1901), obituaries and tributes, and four scrapbooks (1851-1894).The "Eight O'Clock Reading Club" consisted of a group of men and women who met to exchange ideas on literature. Although the reports are not detailed, they...
Dates: 1876