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Alexandre Chessin lectures

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0665
Abstract

Alexandre Chessin was born in St. Petersburg in the Russian empire in 1866 and was a professor of Pure and Applied Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University from 1895 to 1899. This collection contains photocopies of handwritten lectures given by Chessin from the 1895 to 1896 academic year, collectively titled: "Introduction into the Study of the Theory of Functions--Lectures Delivered at J.H.U. in 1895-96 by Alexandre S. Chessin--Part I. Functions of Real Variables"

Dates: 1895-1896

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 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: 2007 - 2013

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