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Angela Davis collection

Identifier: MS-0959
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to Angela Davis’s social and political activism and impact from 1970-1987. The bulk of the collection consists of booklets, posters, flyers, published articles, and petitions produced by Angela Davis legal defense and support committees from 1970-1972 as part of the “Free Angela Davis” campaign. The majority of these items were created in support of Davis following her arrest in October 1970; however, the collection does contain a single pamphlet...
Dates: 1970 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1972

Assyrische Grammatik course notes

 Collection — Box: BW-11
Identifier: MS-0517

Hermann Hugo Paul Haupt, a Semitic scholar and one of the pioneers of Assyriology in the United States, was born in 1858, in Gorlitz, Germany. This collection consists of one volume of handwritten course notes made during Haupt's summer studies in 1877.

Dates: 1877

August Marbes papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0430
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two notebooks containing Marbes' translation into German of Oliver Goldsmith's play, The Good-hearted Man. Marbes made the translation in 1872 while a student at the Fredric Noelle Trade School in Osnabruck, Germany.

Dates: 1872

Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers

Identifier: MS-0005
Abstract Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (October 23, 1831 – January 9, 1924), was a "classicist and Confederate apologist" (David Lupher and Elizabeth Vandiver, "Yankee She-Men and Octoroon Electra: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve on Slavery, Race, and Abolition," 320), and one of the first faculty members hired at the founding of Johns Hopkins University in 1876. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographic data, diaries, notes, notebooks, drafts, published and unpublished...
Dates: 1820-1953; Majority of material found in 1847-1924

Butterfly classification manuscript in the Johann Siegfried Hufnagel schemata tradition

Identifier: MS-GAR-039

Johann Siegfried Hufnagel (1724-1795) was a German parson and entomologist (lepidopterist). This item is a manuscript on the classification of butterflies and moths, in the tradition of the schemata proposed by Hufnagel and illustrated with ten original hand-coloured illustrations of butterflies. The item was once owned by Freiherr von Malsen-Ponickau or Cordula [?] Ponickau, or both. This manuscript was approximately created in 1780. The creator is unknown.

Dates: approximately 1780

Communist propaganda poster reproduction postcards

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 13
Identifier: MS-0823

This collection contains seventeen postcards published by the Central Museum of the Revolution in Moscow, printed in Leningrad in approximately 1932. There is no biographical or historical information available on the creator at this time.

Dates: approximately 1932

Evelina Martini papers

Identifier: PIMS-0117

Evelina Martini was a violinist in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 27 years. The Evelina Martini papers, 1924-1991, contain photographs, correspondence, clippings, programs, music manuscripts, and other documents related to Martini's musical career and personal life. The papers also include documents related to the estate of Evelina Martini's husband, Ted Martini, and the sale of Ted's Music store after his death.

Dates: 1924 - 1991
Found in: Peabody Archives

Excerpts from Geistenberg's correspondence

 Collection — Box: BW-11
Identifier: MS-0537

Two volumes of notes taken in the 19th century on Geistenberg's letters (1760-1800).

Dates: 19th Century

Ferdinand Jandrisevits letters

 Collection — Box: BW-11
Identifier: MS-0535

Ferdinand Jandrisevits of of Bergenland, Austria was born October 1, 1906 and died February 11, 1984. This collection consists of 1 card and 2 letters dated 1935 from Ferdinand Jandrisevits of Bergenland, Austria to family in Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1935

Feudal document

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0341

This collection consists of a vellum manuscript written in German and signed in 1369. A second item in the collection is a wax seal most likely used to officially close the document.

Dates: 1369

Final handwritten draft of Vom Werden deutscher Filmkunst by Oskar Kalbus, including a printed version of Volume I

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0806

This collection contains a hardback handwritten copy of Oskar Kalbus's Vom Werden deutscher Filmkunst, Volumes I and II. This draft, composed in approximately 1935, is the first attempt at an extensive account of German cinema. The manuscript is divided into two volumes concerning silent films and sound films, respectively.

Dates: approximately 1935

Fontane-Pietsch collection

Identifier: MS-0077

Ludwig Pietsch (1824–1911), a German critic, and Theodor Fontane (1819–1898), a German writer, maintained a long friendship. The Fontane-Pietsch collection consist of photographs, newspaper clippings and letters from 1845-approximately 1898. There is also an article describing the Fontane-Pietsch correspondence dated 1977. The collection is in German, though some English translations have been made.

Dates: 1845-approximately 1898, 1977

Frederika Schmidt notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0595
Scope and Contents

This notebook was written by Frederika Schmidt in 1865in Germany and contains the fairytale "The Fox and the Horse", possibly by the Grimm Brothers, among other tales.

Dates: 1865

George Huntington Williams collection

Identifier: MS-0136

George Huntington Williams (1856-1894) was a mineralogist, petrologist, and professor of Geology at Johns Hopkins University. The collection primarily consists of four bound volumes of lecture notes (in German) on petrography and mineralogy taken by George Huntington Williams dating from 1881-1887, with some additional material from 1894.

Dates: 1878 - 1894

German and Austrian notgeld currency collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0855

A leather-bound album containing approximately three hundred pieces of German and Austrian notgeld paper currency in various sizes and denominations, created in approximately 1920. There is currently no biographical information available on the creator.

Dates: approximately 1920

German and English book collector's notebook

 Collection — Box: BW-20
Identifier: MS-0445

This collection consists of one small leather bound volume with embossed covers. The owner is unknown. The book appears to contain lists of books the owner wanted to collect or had purchased. Many entries, written in both German and English, include a price along with title and publication date.

Dates: undated

German autograph album

 Collection — Box: BW-20
Identifier: MS-0444

This collections consists of one leather bound volume that contains nine notes and autographs; six in German, three in English. The entries range in date from 1862-1863 to 1880.

Dates: 1862-1880

German passport

 Collection — Box: BW-11
Identifier: MS-0516

Collection consists of a German passport from 1840. Printed fields completed in longhand.

Dates: 1840

Germania Männerchor concert programs

Identifier: PIMS-0088

Baltimore's Germania Männerchor (men's choir), active from 1856 to 1929, was composed primarily of men of German origin. The choir held numerous concerts in the 1890s and early twentieth century, but it reduced its public activities after 1917 due to anti-German public sentiment in response to World War I. The collection includes Germania Männerchor concert programs from 1898 to 1917.

Dates: 1898 - 1917
Found in: Peabody Archives

Goethe and Schiller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0586
Scope and Contents

The book contains original drawings, magazine pictures and illustrations related to German writer, artist, and politician Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The images depict his life and work in Frankfurt and, in the late 18th century, in Weimar, where he managed a theater with his dramatist, historian, and philosopher friend Friedrich Schillerz. It also includes the publication of an illustrated obituary in 1832.

Dates: 1757-1883

Gottfried Dietze papers

Identifier: MS-0656

Gottfried Dietze was a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) for 50 years, and was most known for his early work, The Federalist. These are the professional papers of Dietze, including, but not limited to, research notes, typed drafts of his writings, correspondence, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1960s-2005

Herman Louis Ebeling collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0131

Herman Louis Ebeling (1857-1945) was a classics scholar and Johns Hopkins University alumnus. The collection consists of student notebooks from his graduate and undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and a small amount of correspondence from his teaching career at Goucher College. The collection spans 1886-1927.

Dates: 1886-1927

Honorius Autun papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0451
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three small bound volumes containing notes on two works by Honorius Augustodunensis or Honorius of Autun (1080-1156). One volume contains notes on Elucidarium and the other two volumes contains notes on Speculum Ecclesiae. The notes are written in German. The title page of each volume indicates that they were written in Paris in 1895.

Dates: 1895

Jane Beltzhoover commonplace book

Identifier: MS-0987
Content Warning This book contains a piece of minstrel music with racist lyrics and imagery, as well as news articles which use racist and outdated language to refer to both Jewish and Black people. Please take care when using the collection, and contact Special Collections with feedback or questions about the materials. Content Description A commonplace book of information collected by Jane Beltzhoover from 1882 to 1885. The book contains recipes,...
Dates: 1882 - 1885

Johann Schlatter manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW-11
Identifier: MS-0508

This collection consists of a sketchbook of Johann Schlatter, a Munich architect, dating from 1832-1833. The manuscript charts Schlatter's travels in Munich and Athens.

Dates: 1832 - 1833

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