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The Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection which spans from the 18th to the 20th century. The collection consists of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.
John Quincy Adams (1767 – 1848) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and was the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. This artificial collection consists of two holographic letters, one of John Quincy Adams and one of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, and a holographic toast, "Ebony and Topaz", by John Quincy Adams.
The Johns Hopkins University graphic and pictorial collection consists of over 15,000 images in the form of photographs, lantern slides, and negatives of individuals, events, and places associated with the entire history of Johns Hopkins University from the 1790s to 2015, whith the bulk of the collection dating from the 1870s to the 1980s.
This is an artificially assembled collection of oral histories recorded with administration, faculty, staff, alumni, students, and other Johns Hopkins University affiliates, 1999-2004 and 2014-present. The early oral history interviews were faciliated by Mame Warren starting 1999, and as of 2014 by Hopkins Retrospective.
Collection consists of one bound volume that served as a register for visitors to the Ladies' State Sanitary Fair held at the Maryland Institute in Baltimore, April 1864. Notable signatures include Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; Treasury Secretary, Salmon P. Chase; Secretary of State, William Henry Seward; Maryland Governor, Augustus W. Bradford; and Major General Robert C. Schenck.
Manuscript minute book kept by Baltimore, Maryland's Madison Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church's Board of Trustees from 1865 (8 years after building started) to the church's closing in 1927.
This item is a large format herbarium book, compiled by Mary Ann Cowan. It contains forty pages with eighty-eight specimens, each identified with a botanical and common name. The item was created in 1835 and further inscribed in 1911.
This collection are composed of Ryan's papers from her time as a professor focusing on Baltimore history at Hopkins, from 2002 to 2016. Primarily composed of lecture and research notes, course files, and some manuscript fragments.
Maurice Mandelbaum (1908-1987) was a professor of philosophy at The Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of a typescript copy of Mandelbaum's 1936 doctoral dissertation from Yale University, "Historical relativism in recent philosophy of history."