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David P. Stern archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0718
Abstract Born in Czechoslovakia, David Stern grew up in Israel, studying physics at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) in Haifa, where he wrote his doctoral thesis on an underground experiment on cosmic rays. Until his retirement in 2001, Stern was associated with Goddard Space Flight Center, studying theoretical aspects of the Earth's magnetosphere, in particular its large-scale electrodynamics, global description of its magnetic fields, and...
Dates: 1973-2010

Edward E. Ayer typescript memoir

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0719
Abstract Edward Everett Ayer (1841-1927) was an American business magnate, best remembered for the endowments of his substantial collections of books and original manuscripts to the Newberry Library and Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. He had over time built an immense fortune out of supplying timber to the 19th century's fast-growing railroad industry. The collection contains a bound volume of a memoir written by Ayer, titled Reminiscences and Travels of Edward E....
Dates: circa 1924

Elisabeth Gilman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0235
Abstract

Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.

Dates: 1872-1949

Elizabeth Daum diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0162
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1926 July 10-October 14

James D. McCabe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0080
Abstract

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 The collection consists of letterbooks, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs dating from 1862 to 1881.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

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