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Mihály Virizlay papers and cello score collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0007
Abstract

Mihály Virizlay (1931-2008) was a Hungarian-born cellist who had an international career as a concerto and recital soloist, was principal cello of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 40 years, and taught at the Peabody Institute. The Mihály Virizlay papers contain published and manuscript musical scores, chiefly for cello, including Virizlay’s own compositions and arrangements. The collection also includes recordings, concert programs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Dates: 1912 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1962-2004
Found in: Peabody Archives

Raymond J. Cunningham notes on Herbert Baxter Adams

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0625
Abstract

The collection contains Raymond Cunningham's history notes and manuscripts pertaining to the biography of Herbert Baxter Adams. This collection has not been processed.

Dates: undated

Richard Benda papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0034
Abstract

Richard Benda was a pianist and teacher of the Joseph Schillinger system of musical composition. The Richard Benda papers contain manuscript notebooks and transcriptions of his teaching material concerned with the Schillinger system. Also included are pedagogical materials in the form of notes, recordings, and an unpublished supplement to the Schillinger system.

Dates: Approximately 1950-2000
Found in: Peabody Archives

Richard Threlkeld Cox papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0132
Abstract

The collection consists of a few items of correspondence, clippings, pamphlest, and a partially typed manuscript of "The Algebra of Probably Inference."

Dates: 1958-1972

Robert Louis Stevenson manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0186
Abstract

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. The collection consists of a binder containing a hand-written chapter from a volume of Robert Louis Stevenson's In the South Seas.

Dates: 1900

Ronald Roxbury music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0129
Abstract Ronald Roxbury (1946-1986) was a composer, singer, flutist, and pianist. He was born on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and grew up as an African American during an era of segregation. He studied composition at the Peabody Conservatory with Stefans Grové and Earle Brown, earning a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in 1969. Many of Roxbury's works feature graphic or nonstandard musical notation. He also wrote several musical works that incorporate theatrical elements, such as ...
Dates: approximately 1960-1986
Found in: Peabody Archives

Rufus Isaacs papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0309
Abstract

Rufus Isaacs was a mathematician and the creator of a field of mathematics called differential games. The collection consists of conference material, correspondence with colleagues, reprints of articles, a photocopy of his first paper on differential games from the Rand Corporation, and a draft of the preface for the 1965 edition of "Differential Games." Materials span in date from 1941 to 1975.

Dates: 1941 - 1975

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009

Stephen Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

Susan Hutchinson Martin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0134
Abstract

Collection consists of draft of manuscript "Melos."

Dates: 1935-1947

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Contents A 61 page manuscript item related to black Americana being a typed story written by a woman named Janet Hay Houston. She was a missionary and one of nine children born from Margaret Parks Paxton and noted minister, Samuel Rutherford Houston. "The Flying Brigades" is essentially a story of a missionary who gathers a group of other women to provide Christian outreach to the lumber camps of West Virginia. In lumber camps, the workers referred to itinerant ministers who conducted...
Dates: 1922

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

Theodor and Emma Hemberger scores

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0080
Abstract

Theodor (Theodore) Hemberger was a German-born violinist, conductor, and composer who directed the Germania Männerchor and performed with H.L. Mencken in the Saturday Night Club. His wife, Emma Conrad Hemberger, was a singer and the composer of the anthem "Baltimore, Our Baltimore." The collection consists primarily of manuscript scores of Theodor's original works and arrangements for orchestra, voice, and chamber ensemble. Also included are manuscripts of Emma's music.

Dates: approximately 1890-1950
Found in: Peabody Archives

Thom Robinson music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0105
Abstract

Thom Robinson (1962-1994) was a composer and violinist who studied with Morris Moshe Cotel and earned a degree in composition from the Peabody Conservatory in 1986. The collection contains manuscript and facsimile scores of Robinson's compositions. The bulk of the scores are for chamber ensembles, sometimes including voices.

Dates: 1979-1989
Found in: Peabody Archives

Victor Lowe collection of Alfred North Whitehead materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0282
Abstract

Alfred North Whitehead was an English mathematician and philosopher born on the Isle of Thanet in 1861. The bulk of the collection is formed by correspondence between some members of the Whitehead family: Alfred North Whitehead, his wife Evelyn Willoughby-Wade Whitehead, their son T. North Whitehead, and their daughter-in-law Margaret Whitehead dating from the 1920s-1940s.

Dates: 1899-1949; Majority of material found within 1924-1939

Victor Lowe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0284
Abstract

Victor Lowe (born 1907) was a professor of philosophy at The Johns Hopkins University, and the biographer of mathematician and philosopher, Alfred North Whitehead. This collection of papers largely relates to Lowe's research into the life of Whitehead and consists mainly of research notes, correspondence, and articles about Whitehead collected by Lowe. Included also are some personal papers which Lowe re-filed with these research files.

Dates: 1925-1988

Victoria Lincoln papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0313
Abstract

Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction and journalistic articles born in 1904. The papers consist largely of drafts of her many articles, stories, poems, and novels. The collection spans 1833-1986, with the bulk of the material from 1925-1985.

Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1925-1985

Walter Spencer Huffman music manuscripts and recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0082
Abstract

Walter Spencer Huffman was a composer and music teacher who studied and served on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in the 1940s and 1950s. From 1955 until his death in 2005, Huffman taught music privately in Maryland and continued to compose. The collection consists of holograph scores of approximately 150 works, including chamber music, symphonies, and choral music.

Dates: 1941-1990, 1997, 2007
Found in: Peabody Archives

Walter Summer papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0122
Abstract Walter Summer (1923-2015) was a composer, writer, artist, and art exhibitor. He graduated in 1947 with a Bachelor of Science from Johns Hopkins and a Bachelor of Music and certificate in Harmony from the Peabody Conservatory. Summer wrote music, poetry, and prose throughout his adult life, often under the pen name Walter Summer d'Eté. His works were never published. In the 1990s he created computer-generated visual art and prepared computer-engraved scores of his earlier compositions. The...
Dates: 1940 - 2005
Found in: Peabody Archives

William Churchill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Abstract William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, ...
Dates: 1908-1911

William H. McClain papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0619
Abstract William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Dates: 1950s-1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1994

William Hand Browne papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0011
Abstract

Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.

Dates: 1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912

William Parsons collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0433
Abstract

This collection consists of 19 irregular sized pages of corrections and additions to the text of English author William Parsons's Poetical Tour in the Years 1784, 1785 and 1786. The pages are hand-written and were tipped into the book by the author.

Dates: approximately 1787

William Rush Dunton, Jr., scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0092
Abstract William Rush Dunton, Jr., was an occupational therapist and psychiatrist who was an instructor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1903 to 1942. Dunton was also a music lover and amateur percussionist who performed in several ensembles in the Baltimore area, including the Doctors’ Orchestra of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, the Clifton Orchestra, and the Johns Hopkins Orchestra. In addition, he collected materials related to musical activities in...
Dates: 1912 - 1936
Found in: Peabody Archives

Willie Lee Rose papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0905
Abstract

Professional and personal papers of Willie Lee Rose, a historian of the Civil War and the Reconstruction era and faculty member in the history department at Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 1944-2014

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Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 2
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 2
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Ackerman, Jack (John R. ) 1
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Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
American Philological Association 1
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Arnold, Rosie J. 1
Ayer, A. J. (Alfred Jules), 1910-1989 1
Baltimore Museum of Art 1
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Bard, Philip, 1898-1977 1
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Barth, Shelly 1
Bartholomew, Beulah D. 1
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Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 1
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Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Bell, Quentin 1
Benda, Richard, -1978 1
Bessman, Maurice J., 1928- 1
Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844 1
Block, George H., Jr., died 2015 1
Bochau, Charles H., 1870-1932 1
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Borden, Lizzie, 1860-1927 1
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Brown, George William, 1812-1890 1
Browne, Lucy Hand 1
Browne, Owens Hand 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Buchanan, Scott, 1895-1968 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Buckler, W.H. (William Hepburn), 1867-1952 1
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797‏ 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Byron, Nicholas G. 1
Cambridge University Press 1
Cameron, V. V. , Dr. 1
Carlton, Phebe, Mrs. 1
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Carter, Beverly 1
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Causten, James H., 1788-1874 1
Chambers, William L. 1
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Church, Ann 1
Churchill, William, 1859-1920 1
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Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 1
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