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Alexandre Chessin lectures

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0665
Overview 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"

Johns Hopkins University collection of vintage games and toys

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0843
Overview The Johns Hopkins University collection of vintage games and toys is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. It spans from approximately 1825 to approximately 1956.

Johns Hopkins University Dashiell Hammett collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0748
Overview Samuel Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. The items in this artificially-assembled collection were created by or are related to Hammett and his literary career. The holding spans 1942 to 1943.

Johns Hopkins University Paul Robeson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0674
Overview 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),...

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0545
Overview 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.

Johns Hopkins University zine collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0587
Overview 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.

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Century 21 Exposition (1962, Seattle, Wash.) 1
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Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 1
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Johns Hopkins University. Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr. Archives 1
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971 1
Latimer, Jonathan, 1906-1983 1
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Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company 1
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
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Selchow & Righter 1
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Stein, L.M., 1883-1956 1
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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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