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Charles Howard Carter was born in Baker, Oregon on April 3, 1927. He was Professor of History at Tulane University and a noted specialist on Spanish and European diplomacy in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
The Records of the Department of Romance Languages contain reports, student records, and correspondence.
This collection consists of the diary of Elizabeth Daum, which provides an account of Miss Daum's trip to Europe by ocean liner, July to October, 1926. Elizabeth Daum resided in Scranton, PA in 1926. Her travel diary indicates she was an unmarried, young adult who made a trans-Atlantic crossing to Europe in 1926. Other biographical information of Miss Daum has not been found.
George Charles Keidel (1868-1942) was associate professor of Romance Languages at Johns Hopkins University and was later a librarian at the Library of Congress. The collection spans the years 1899-1935 and consists largely of Prefessor Keidel's lectures and writings on romance paleography. Some material is in French.
Harry Fielding Reid was professor of geology at Johns Hopkins University and a geologist known for his contributions in the fields of seismology and glaciology. The collection consists of a small group of his professional writings and correspondence, personal items, reprints, and a large selection of photographs and negatives spanning 1894-1944.
The Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, dating from approximately 1949 to 1993. The collection features eleven items related to the life, career, and death of jazz singer Billie Holiday, 1915-1959. Holiday, or "Lady Day," was known for her disctinct vocal delivery and had a profound influence on jazz and blues music.
Collection consists of two bound holographic volumes of Baltimore resident, Madge Preston (1815-1895). In the first volume (1868) Mrs. Preston copied letters sent to family and friends during a trip to Europe in 1868 in which she described the sea voyage, visits to German cities, and various social activities. Most of the letters are addressed to her husband, William P. Preston. The second volume (1885) is a record of letters sent and received and a daily ledger of weather and activities.
Mendes I. Cohen (1796-1879) was a Baltimore-based veteran of the War of 1812, banker, world traveler, and a member of the Maryland Legislature. This collection consists of a bound hand-written manuscript titled, "Diary of Six Years' Travels in Europe, Egypt, Nubia, Arabia, and the Holy Land from 1829 to 1835."
Wyatt William Randall (1867-1930) was a noted chemist and faculty member at the school of Hygiene and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of 11 notebooks with manuscript notes compiled while Randall was a chemistry graduate student at Hopkins from 1886 to 1889.