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John Charles Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0074
Abstract

John Charles Thomas (1891-1960) was a baritone who had a lengthy career as an opera singer and recording artist. His papers include scores, personal and business papers, concert programs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and recordings.

Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1900-1991
Found in: Peabody Archives

Johns Hopkins University African American real photo postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0583
Abstract

This is an artificially assembled collection of approximately 1018 real photo postcards portraying African-Americans, dating from approximately 1905 to approximately 1946. Each postcard is approximately 3½ by 5½ inches with a black-and-white photograph on one side and a postcard format on the reverse. The collection was left in original order and is organized by subjects or subject matter.

Dates: Approximately 1905-1946

Johns Hopkins University alumni collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0683
Abstract

This collection includes donations from Johns Hopkins University alumni that document student life, frequently reflecting the donor's personal experience as a student at Johns Hopkins University. The collection includes photographs, letters, student notes, and other material. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: 1840-1994

Johns Hopkins University Barnstormers records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-370
Content Description

10 CDs of performance photographs, recordings, and behind the scenes footage. 6 production manuals for lighting, sound design, and stage management. A written history of the barnstormers, and event posters and programs. A website series of 3 archived websites from 2015-Ongoing.

Dates: approximately 2004-approximately 2011; 2015 - Ongoing

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 graphic and pictorial collection

 Collection
Identifier: COLL-0002
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1790s-2000s; Majority of material found within 1870s-1980s

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Baker collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0725
Abstract

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess". Baker was the first Black woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934) and to become a world-famous entertainer. The materials span from 1926 to circa 1970 and contain photographs, promotional flyers, and ephemeral books.

Dates: 1926-approximately 1970

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 Paul Robeson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0674
Abstract Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...
Dates: 1924-1978

Johns Hopkins University Robert Pirosh collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0747
Abstract Robert Pirosh (1910-1989) was an American film and television screenwriter, director, and producer. The holding contains materials relating to, owned, or created by Robert Pirosh. The collection is composed of primarily leather bound typewritten screenplays, which were Pirosh's presentation volumes of his scripts from movie productions he was involved in. The rest of the collection includes film stills, candid photographs, photographic negatives, and a press book relating to his films. The...
Dates: 1937 - 1967

Johns Hopkins University television programs collection

 Collection
Identifier: COLL-0008
Abstract

Johns Hopkins University produced four educational television series between 1948 and 1960: The Johns Hopkins Science Review, Tomorrow, Tomorrow's Careers, and Johns Hopkins File 7. This collection consists of videocassette (VHS) copies of kinescopes of those television programs produced dating from 1948 to 1960.

Dates: 1948-1960

Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0857
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection documents the history of the women's suffrage movement both in the United States and abroad from 1879 to approximately 1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1900 to 1920. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.

Dates: 1879-approximately 1970s; Majority of material found within 1900-1920

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0545
Abstract

This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1830s-1967

Johns Hopkins University zine collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0587
Abstract

A zine is most commonly a small circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images usually reproduced via photocopier. This collection of zines was assembled by curators within Special Collections and were printed between 2007 to 2013.

Dates: 1990 - 2013; Majority of material found within 2007 - 2013

Joseph Schillinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0048
Abstract

Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.

Dates: 1901-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Joyce MacIver papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0429
Abstract

Georgette Scott (1904-1999) was a novelist and playwright who wrote under the name Joyce MacIver; she was born and raised in Baltimore and began her writing career at the Baltimore Sun. The collection consists of writings, personal materials, printed material, and photographs dating from the 1940s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1940s-1990s

Junius Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0622
Abstract

Junius Griffin was an African-American journalist born in Stonega, Virginia on January 13th, 1929. The papers contain news clippings, photographs, and documents spanning 1955-1977.

Dates: 1955-1977

Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0138
Abstract Katherine Jacobson Fleisher is a pianist and piano instructor. She taught at the Peabody Institute from 1977 to 2021 and performed as a soloist and as one half of the Fleisher-Jacobson Piano Duo with her husband, Leon Fleisher. Materials in the Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers include concert programs for solo performances and for the Fleisher-Jacobson Duo; clippings and press releases from national and international publications; professional files related to her travels and participation...
Dates: 1972 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

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

Kinopocket French flip book depicting newlyweds

 Collection — Box: BW-6
Identifier: MS-0792
Abstract

This item is a flip book containing gelatin silver prints which depict a pair of newlyweds as their car arrives amid a crowd of onlookers. The flip book was created in Paris in the early 1900s by a company called Kinopocket. There is currently no additional creator information available on Kinopocket.

Dates: early 1900s

Leon Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0081
Abstract Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (1928-2020) had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including 61 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory. After making his debut at age 16 with Pierre Monteux conducting, Fleisher toured internationally as a soloist until a neurological condition caused him to lose the full use of his right hand. After three decades of focusing on performing the piano repertoire for the left hand, conducting various ensembles, and...
Dates: 1875 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Leslie Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0068
Abstract

Leslie Frick was a mezzo-soprano who performed in the United States and Europe from the 1920s to 1960s. Her papers include photographs, an obituary, and two scrapbooks.

Dates: 1928-1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Lester Dequaine collection on Rosa Ponselle

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0004
Abstract The most sought-after soprano of the 1920s and 1930s, Rosa Ponselle (née Rosa Ponzillo, 1897–1981) began her musical career in a vaudeville act with her sister Carmela Ponselle. Upon hearing Rosa Ponselle for the first time, Enrico Caruso took her under his wing and they appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage together in La Forza del Destino and La Juive. She would go on to sing the title role in the Metropolitan's revival...
Dates: 1907 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1918-1938
Found in: Peabody Archives

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Afghanistan Information Center (Peshawar, Pakistan) 1
Afghanistan Relief Committee 1
Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros. Circus 1
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