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Adamus play collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0372
Abstract

Franz Adamus, the pseudonym of Ferdinand Bronner, was born in Poland in 1867. The collection consists of four bound plays in typescript written by Franz Adamus, only one of which has been published.

Dates: 1899-1911

Adele V. Holden Returnings manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-1021
Abstract

This collection contains a draft of poet Adele V. Holden's memoir of her childhood as a Black woman on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, which was ultimately published as Down on the Shore: The Family and Place That Forged a Poet's Voice but is titled here Returnings.

Dates: 1998

Aleine Austin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0397
Abstract

Aleine Austin was historian and author born in New York City, July 19, 1922. The papers, dating from 1940 to 1991, consist of student notes, lecture notes, published articles, manuscript notes, recordings, photographs, correspondence, and a selection of papers that document Aleine Austin's interest and work in the American labor movement.

Dates: 1940-1991

Alice Walker ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0822
Abstract

The Alice Walker ephemera collection, 1988 to 2001, contains ephemera relating to American author, poet and activist Alice Walker.

Dates: 1988 - 2000

Anthony Trollope collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0697
Abstract

Anthony Trollope (1815–1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. This collection includes materials related to Anthony Trollope, including pamphlets about Trollope and an item from the Trollope Society. Of particular interest is a February 16, 1862 letter written by Trollope to A.N. Zevely (?) of Baltimore. The collection spans 1862 to the mid-20th century.

Dates: 1862-mid-20th century

August Mencken letters to James H. Bready

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0700
Abstract August Mencken was an American civil engineer and author. He was the younger brother of Henry Louis Mencken, and the son of cigar magnate August Mencken, Sr. James Hall Bready was a Baltimore Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years. This collection consists of 11 letters from August Mencken to James Bready, a columnist at The...
Dates: 1952-1961

Betty Adler collection

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0237
Abstract

Collection consists of 10 items of Maryland author, Betty Adler (1918-1973). Included are two letters, a literary map of Baltimore (MD) and several clippings from "The Baltimore Sun" (March 11-21, 1973).

Dates: 1970-1973

Blanche D. Coll papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0376
Abstract

Blanche D. Coll (1916-2003) was an author and historian whose main area of research was the history of social welfare in the United States. Collection ranges in dates spanning 1908, the 1930s, and 1969 and consists of 26 photographs; two published volumes of Mary E. Richmond, a founder of modern social work; Coll's thesis; an oral history transcript; and four audio tapes.

Dates: 1900s; 1930s; 1969

Broadus Mitchell papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-015
Abstract

Broadus Mitchell was an educator, historian, and biographer of Alexander Hamilton. Mitchell taught economics at Hopkins, 1919-1939, and was active in political affairs and issues of social justice in Baltimore. The collection consists of some papers related to Broadus Mitchell's research for his published work, William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South, (1928) and Mitchell's biographical materials. The papers span from 1928 to 1929 and 1979-1986.

Dates: 1928-1929, 1979-1986

Charles Alphonso Smith papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0050
Abstract

C. Alphonso Smith (1864 – 1924) was an American Professor of English, college dean, philologist, and folklorist. The collection consists largely of clippings from newspapers and periodical regarding the English language and the introduction of slang words used by the military, ranging from 1905-1923.

Dates: 1905-1923

Charles Mason Remey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0375
Abstract

Charles Mason Remey was an architect, author, and a religious leader of the Baha'i faith. He was born in Burlington, Iowa, May 15, 1874. The collection consists of 154 bound volumes, spanning 1836-1940. In the volumes are personal reminiscences, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, biographical accounts of Mason and Remey family members, and a historical record of the Baha'i faith.

Dates: 1836-1940; Majority of material found within 1903-1940

Conrad Aiken letter

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-0469
Abstract

Conrad Potter Aiken (1889–1973) was an American writer, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play, and an autobiography. The collection consists of one letter from Conrad Aiken to an unidentified correspondent, January 26, 1969.

Dates: 1969 January 26

Daniel Tamkus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-1013
Content Description This collection contains the film scripts, manuscripts and correspondence of Daniel Tamkus.Box 1: film scripts, JHU materials, manuscripts and correspondence related to published poetry. Box 2: manuscript material related to the novels The Spawn (published under the pseudonym L. J. Key) and The Much Honored Man. Box 3: manuscript material related to the unpublished novels Rinehart Shell and The...
Dates: 1951 - 1985

Dexter Archive of Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0379
Abstract

Lewis Anthony Dexter (1915-1995) was an author and professor of political science. The collection consists of over 1200 individual interviews with people in the fields of government, politics, business, industry, and the military dating primarily from 1953 to 1966, but ranging from 1946 to 1972.

Dates: 1946-1972; Majority of material found within 1953-1966

Djuna Barnes collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0977
Scope and Contents

A collection of postcards writer Djuna Barnes sent to family and friends, as well as photographs of her taken by Berenice Abbott.

Dates: 1918 - 1957

Douglas Southall Freeman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0019
Abstract

Douglas Southall Freeman (1886 – 1953) was an American historian, biographer, newspaper editor, and author best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington. The collection spans the years 1902-1911, and consists primarily of correspondence between Freeman and his parents.

Dates: 1902-1911; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1908

Edmonia Taylor Hill scrapbook on Rudyard Kipling

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0347
Abstract

The scrapbook which forms this collection is a loosely bound volume, titled "Kiplingisms." It was assembled by Rudyard Kipling's friend, Mrs. Edmonia Taylor Hill, and contains mostly newspaper and journal articles by and about the author for the period, 1888 to 1937.

Dates: 1888-1937

Edward Lucas White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0056
Abstract

Edward Lucas White (1866-1934) was a classics teacher and author of historical romances, short stories and poetry. The papers span the period 1885-1934 and consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and personal papers.

Dates: 1885-1934

Erna Magnus papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0042
Abstract

Erna Magnus was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1896, and was an author and educator in both Germany and the United States. The collection consists of two items: a typescript manuscript of Magnus's study, "Gainfully Employed Women in Chicago," (1943) and a travel diary written in German describing a trip to Germany, July 15-August 28, 1974.

Dates: 1943, 1974

Ernst Feise papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0144
Scope and Contents The collection consists of research and/or lecture notes in Feise's handwriting concerning approximately 300 major German literary figures of the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The notes are filed alphabetically by author, and for most of them Feise provides biographical details and and analysis of the works of each author. The papers have no dates with the exception of a few pages which are dated in the early 1940s, but Feise probably compiled the material between the mid-1930s and...
Dates: 1884-1996

Francese Hubbard Litchfield Turnbull papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0229
Scope and Contents This small collection gives a glimpse of the literary life of Baltimore in the late nineteenth century. Francese Turnbull was an author and patron of the arts. This collection is not her complete papers but deals with two of her interests: the patronage of Sidney Lanier and her membership in the Woman's Literary Club of Baltimore. The material on Lanier briefly describes the Turnbull's friendship with Sidney and Mary Day Lanier and details some of the activities the...
Dates: 1870-1927

Francis F. Beirne ledgers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0097
Abstract

Francis F. Beirne (1890-1972) was a Baltimore businessman and author. The collection consists of 43 bound volumes of household accounts ranging in date from 1919 to 1965. The ledgers list all Beirne's expenses including transactions with local businesses, and a record of monies spent for social events, and travel.

Dates: 1919-1965

Francis Lieber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0071
Abstract

Francis Lieber was a publicist, educator, and political philosopher born in Berlin on March 18, 1800. The Lieber Papers span the years from 1829 to 1873 and include correspondence; interleaved copies of Lieber's books; a small number of original manuscripts; printed speeches, lectures, articles and poems; administrative materials, printed briefs and manuscript decisions for the United States and Mexican Claims Commission (1868-1872).

Dates: 1829-1873

George Boas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0010
Abstract

George Boas (1891 – 1980) was a Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. The collection spans the years from 1920 to 1980, and consists of articles, correspondence, notebooks, reprints, short stories, and speeches.

Dates: 1920-1980

Gertrude Stein collection at Johns Hopkins University

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0970
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and ephemera associated with author Gertrude Stein.

Dates: 1930 - 1934

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Frary, Richard, 1947- 8
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Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 3
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Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 3
James, Henry, 1843-1916 3
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 3
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881 3
Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 3
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
Wilson, Robert, 1922-2016 3
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 2
Boas, George, 1891-1980 2
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Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 2
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 2
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 2
Johns Hopkins University. Department of English 2
Lanier, Clifford Anderson, 1844-1908 2
Lanier, Mary Day 2
Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898 2
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 2
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 2
Lounsbury, Thomas R., 1838-1915 2
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 2
Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Mims, Edwin, 1872-1959 2
Mitchell, Broadus, 1892-1988 2
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 2
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902 2
Poole, Gray Johnson 2
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 2
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 2
Russell, George William, 1867-1935 2
Sargent, Epes, 1813-1880 2
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 2
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 2
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 2
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 2
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 2
Toklas, Alice B. 2
Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916 2
Wertheim, Stanley 2
Abbott, Benjamin Vaughan, 1830-1890 1
Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922 1
Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915 1
Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835-1902 1
Adamus, Franz, 1867-1948 1
Adler, Betty, 1918-1973 1
Adler, Felix, 1851-1933 1
Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973 1
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
Allen, Fred H. (Fred Hovey), 1845-1926 1
Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925 1
Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
American Philological Association 1
American Philosophical Society 1
Anderson, Rasmus Björn, 1846-1936 1
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 1
Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867 1
Antioch College 1
Aristotle 1
Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman), 1839-1893 1
Atkinson, Edward, 1827-1905 1
Auerbach, Berthold, 1812-1882 1
August, James A. 1
Austin, Aleine, 1922- 1
Authors Guild Foundation (U.S.) 1
Babcock, James F. (James Francis), 1844-1897 1
Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
Baldwin, Simeon E. (Simeon Eben), 1840-1927 1
Ballou, Maturin Murray, 1820-1895 1
Baltimore Museum of Art 1
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Barnes, Djuna, 1892-1982 1
Barth, Shelly 1
Bartlett, John, 1820-1905 1
Bate, Walter Jackson, 1918-1999 1
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Bauernfeld, Eduard von, 1802-1890 1
Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898 1
Beal family (New York) 1
Beaumont, Gustave de, 1802-1866 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Bechstein, Ludwig, 1801-1860 1
Beck, Karl, 1817-1879 1
Becker, Ruth Ann 1
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 1
Beers, Henry A. (Henry Augustin), 1847-1926 1
Beirne, Francis F., 1890-1972 1
Bell, Alexander Melville, 1819-1905 1
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 1
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
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