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Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0826
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1949-1993 and undated

Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0846
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1788 - 1967

Johns Hopkins University facilities management records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-09-010
Abstract

Johns Hopkins Facilities & Real Estate (JHFRE) provides full support services for the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus, as well as planning, design, construction, and property management for other Hopkins campuses. These records primarily include files of real estate purchases, renovations, reports, and letters, while another bulk of the records includes the files of the creation of the Shriver Hall Murals. The records range from 1937 to 1971.

Dates: 1937-1971

Johns Hopkins University Furniture Press chapbooks collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0724
Abstract

Furniture Press Books is a Baltimore-area publisher of handprinted chap/books, pamphlets and zines, as well as full-length books and collections. This collection contains chapbooks published by Furniture Press, from approximately 2004 to 2015.

Dates: approximately 2004-2015

Johns Hopkins University Gas Engineering Lab etching

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0712
Abstract

Copied from information provided by donor: Etching made by Susan Walton Kemp (1918 - 2002) for her fiance Joseph Burnham Gray (1915-1998) who was a chemical engineering graduate student at Johns Hopkins, completing his PhD in June 1941. Although he did not invent Lyrica (spandex), he helped develop the mixing process for it while working for DuPont.

Processing note: The Gas Engineering Building later became the office of the Johns Hopkins University News-letter.

Dates: 1939 - 1939

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0673
Abstract

This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).

Dates: 1818-2015

Johns Hopkins University Printed Ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0478
Abstract

This is an artificial collection of printed ephemera purchased since 2004.

Dates: approximately 1800s-1950s

Kent D. Currie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0556
Abstract

Kent D. Currie was a printer and typographer who lived in Baltimore, Maryland. The bulk of the collection is formed by Currie's collection of type samples. It includes brochures from Europe, in particular Holland and United States, with a significant attention to Baltimorean type designers. Noteworthy is also Currie's correspondence. The papers span the 1920s to 1950s.

Dates: 1920s-1950s

Keyser family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Abstract

Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: approximately 1784-1985; Majority of material found within 1870s-1950s

Larzer Ziff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0639
Abstract

Professor Larzer Ziff became the Caroline Donovan Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University in 1981. He served as chair of the Department of English from 1991 to 1995. This collection consists of the professional and teaching files of Larzer Ziff from the 1960s to 2008. The collection primarily includes course materials, conference papers, and his writings, both published and unpublished.

Dates: 1960s-2008

Laurence Hall Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0413
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains most of the working papers from Fowler's architectural practice (1906-1945) as well as photographs documenting other architects' work in the area. These plans, photographs and documents represent one of the most important archives on the built environment of Baltimore.

Dates: 1892 - 1948

Margaret Donaldson Boehm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044-a
Abstract Margaret Donaldson Boehm was born in Baltimore, MD in 1894. She attended Roland Park Country School and later The Johns Hopkins University where she was a student of Arthur O. Lovejoy, professor of Philosophy. The collection consists of 47 diaries (1910-1956) of Margaret Donaldson Boehm; one diary (1883) of her father, G. Herbert Boehm; letters (1928-1951) of Henry Woodd Nevinson and his wife, Evelyn Sharp; and a copy of Miss Boehm's master's essay (1925), "The Conception of Pride in 17th...
Dates: 1883-1956

Margery W. Harriss correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0505
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence with Margery Harriss and gives a glimpse of life in Baltimore from 1930 to 1979, though most material dates from the 1940's and 1950's. Included is a small collection of correspondence with her husband, R. P. Harriss. The correspondence is arranged into two series.

Dates: 1919 - 1979

Marion Buchman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0141
Abstract

This collection pertains to the writing career and personal life of Baltimore poet Marion Buchman. The materials cover the period circa 1913 to 2000, and the bulk of the materials date from 1932 to 1986.

Dates: 1913-1986

Mary P. Ryan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0753
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: late 1990s-2010s

Maryland Journal and the Baltimore Advertiser

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0440
Abstract

The Maryland Journal and Baltimore Advertiser was published in Baltimore, Maryland from August 20, 1773 to December 30, 1794. This collection consists of Volume 1, published Friday, August 20, 1773.

Dates: 1773 August 20

Merchants collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0206
Abstract

The manuscripts in this artificial collection are largely the records of Philadelphia merchants dealing with Baltimoreans in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Dates: 1773-1864

Merryman-Crane family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0073
Abstract

The Merryman-Crane family papers document the nineteenth century life of two families of enslavers related by marriage, one centered in Richmond, Virginia, and the other in Baltimore County, Maryland. The Merryman family papers consist of land deeds, legal documents, and correspondence spanning 1742-1908 The Crane Family papers consist of correspondence, poetry, prose, and financial documents. The material spans 1821-1908 but mainly dates from 1850-1890.

Dates: 1742-1908

Michal Makarovich oral history collection documenting gay history in Baltimore

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0856
Abstract

This collection consists of oral history interviews and printed materials collected primarily in the 1990s by Michal Makarovich, who researched the evolution of gay bars in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates: 1982 - 2018

Nathan Bryllion Fagin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0065
Abstract

Nathan Bryllion Fagin taught at Johns Hopkins in the early 20th century. The collection consists of correspondence with Fagin's literary friends and colleagues; materials relating to the Moscow Theatre Festival of 1932; papers and course outlines from his teaching career at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1925 to 1951.

Dates: 1925-1951

Neil A. Grauer Blue Jay collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0386
Abstract

Neil Albert Grauer (born 1947) was a journalist and editorial cartoonist. The collection of Neil A. Grauer consists of memorabilia ranging in date from 1966 to 2016 the features the Blue Jay logo designed by Grauer for the use of athletic teams at The Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 1966-2016

Ode (to be Sung by the Young Ladies...) broadside

 Collection — Box: BW-9
Identifier: MS-0533
Abstract

A single broadside dated October 18, 1867. Lyrics of two songs to be sung by the young ladies of the high schools at the laying of the corner-stone of the new city hall in Baltimore.

Dates: 1867 October 18

Office of Special Events records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-10-050
Abstract

The Office of Special Events is responsible for the planning, coordinating and publicizing of most University-sponsored events, as well as events geared toward public relations and community outreach. The records of the Office of Special Events date from 1947 to 2002. The records consist of correspondence and planning materials, as well as publicity information for the sponsored or coordinated events.

Dates: 1947-2002

Officer Willie McCray Baltimore City Police Academy handbook

 Collection — Box: BW-6
Identifier: MS-0793
Abstract

This item is a Baltimore City Police Academy Handbook, created in approximately 1957. The handbook consists of a binder containing documentation of various departmental procedures, and was most likely owned by Officer Willie McCray, whose name is written on the cover. There is currently no biographical information available on Willie McCray.

Dates: approximately 1957

Padraic Colum postcard

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0270
Abstract

Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was an Irish poet and playwright. Collection consists of one postcard (dated 1961) from Padraic Colum to Mabel Whiteley of Baltimore.

Dates: 1961

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King, Francis T. (Francis Thompson), 1819-1891 2
King, Joseph, 1784-1865 2
King, Tacy E. (Tacy Ellicott), 1795-1872 2
Lanier, Charles D. (Charles Day), 1868-1945 2
Lanier, Clifford Anderson, 1844-1908 2
Lanier, Henry Wysham, 1873- 2
Malone, Kemp, 1889-1971 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Preston, William P., 1811-1880 2
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 2
Roland Park Company 2
Spencer, Edward, 1834-1883 2
Tabb, John B. (John Banister), 1845-1909 2
Thomas, Douglas H. (Douglas Hamilton) 2
Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934 2
Wolman, Abel, 1892-1989 2
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Ansorge, Conrad, 1862-1930 1
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Arnold, Rosie J. 1
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Astley, Thomas, -1839 1
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Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 1
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Berry, A.B. 1
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Block, George H., Jr., died 2015 1
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Boehm, G. Herbert 1
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