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Department of Romance Languages letters about José Robles Pazos' arrest

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030086171], Folder: 8-20
Identifier: RG-04-081
Overview José Robles Pazos was an Associate Professor of Spanish at Johns Hopkins University born in 1897 and shot as a traitor by the Spanish Republican Government in February of 1937. The collection spans the years 1929-1940 and consists of correspondence regarding Robles' arrest, a contract for the Spanish translation of 13 books by H.L. Mencken, and two life insurance policies.

John Dos Passos library card application

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0710
Overview John Dos Passos (1896-1970) was an American novelist and artist active in the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and he went on to Harvard College, graduating in 1916. He was well-traveled, visiting Europe and the Middle East, where he learned about literature, art, and architecture. He is best known for his U.S.A. trilogy, which consists of the novels The 42nd Parallel (1930), 1919 (1932), and The Big Money (1936). In 1998, the Modern Library ranked the...

Richard Frary collection of 20th-century authors' materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0398
Abstract The collection includes letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other material related to 20th-century authors, including John Dos Passos, the artist Rockwell Kent, Sinclair Lewis, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris, and Carl Van Vechten, 1897-1990.