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Adamus play collection

Identifier: MS-0372

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

Derek Alton Walcott play

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0442

Sir Derek Alton Walcott (1930–2017) was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. This collection is comprised of one unpublished play, "Franklin," by Walcott. The play is in typescript form, 65 pages in length, and believed to date from the 1950s.

Dates: 1950s

Ernst Feise papers

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

Florence Lewis Speare lectures

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0102

Florence Lewis Speare (1886-1965) was a playwright and lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of 28 lectures on contemporary American and English drama presented by Speare at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1920 to 1921, and well as some biographical information dating to 1967.

Dates: 1920-1921, 1967

Henry Carrington Lancaster papers

Identifier: MS-0083

Henry Carrington Lancaster, a scholar and educator in the fields of French literature and history, was born in 1883 in Richmond, Virginia. The collection spans the years 1913-1954 and includes correspondence, a scrapbook, research notes outlining and analyzing the plays of 17th and 18th century French dramatists and the repertoire of the Comedie Francaise, drafts and typescripts, and galley proofs. A large part of the collection is in French.

Dates: 1919-1953

James D. McCabe papers

Identifier: MS-0080

James D. McCabe, Jr. (1842-1883) was a popular writer of more than 30 works including histories, biographies, and plays. The collection consists of letterbooks, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs dating from 1862 to 1881.

Dates: 1862-1881

Johns Hopkins University zine collection

Identifier: MS-0587

A zine is most commonly a small circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images usually reproduced via photocopier. This collection of zines was assembled by curators within Special Collections and were printed between 2007 to 2013.

Dates: 2007 - 2013

Lancaster French Play collection

Identifier: MS-0320
Scope and Contents The collection (1629-1700) consists of photostats of 28 French plays written or performed in the seventeenth century. The plays are in French and were aquired from libraries in France by Henry Carrington Lancaster, Johns Hopkins professor of French literature, while he was researching and writing A History of French Dramatic Literature in the Seventeenth Century. In the published volumes, Dr. Lancaster notes the locations and the manuscript numbers of the original manuscripts. One other item...
Dates: 1629 - 1700

"Lucindy on a Diet" by Peggy Reece

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0599
Scope and Contents The 3-page play tells the story of Lucindy and her daughter Ophelia, who are domestic servants in the south. Their employer, Mrs. Gardner, is at church, so Lucindy receives the visit of friend Caroline Johnsing. While having coffee, Lucindy tells Caroline she went to a diet doctor to lose weight after her husband cheated. The doctor prescribed a diet of spinach, dry toast and lean meat, but after almost two weeks her skirt is tighter around the waist than it was before. Lucindy is surprised...
Dates: circa 1920

Manuscript of The Student : a play

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-023
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of the drama written by Bate himself in the style of a printed book with imprint statement: "London : Printed with a pen, by Fredk. Bate, 1838."

Contains amendments and additions in Bate's hand. Also includes some stage instructions. Written on thick paper in an 8vo volume in a contemporary full calf bining, spine fully gilt, lettered "The student," on a red leather label.

Frontispiece portrait of Bate, drawn in pencil by Jackson.

Dates: 1838

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