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"Bullfighting in Mexico" postcards

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0680
Abstract

Numbered series of fifteen chromolithographic postcards depicting bullfighting in Mexico, circa 1900.

Dates: approximately 1900

Charlotte Tufts library and book postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0689
Abstract

A collection of about 1,000 20th century postcards, chiefly depicting libraries but also featuring about 100 postcards depicting scenes related to book reading, bookselling, and book collecting. The collection was named in honor of Charlotte Tufts, the librarian and deltiologist who created the collection.

Dates: 20th century

Department of Military Science records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-04-190
Abstract With the passing of the National Defense Act on October 16, 1916, a unit of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps was formally established at Hopkins under what was then the Department of Military Science and Tactics (now known as the Department of Military Science). This collection primarily includes photographs and clippings (both mainly contained in photograph album pages). The collection also includes, to a lesser degree: photocopies of historical documents and historical research,...
Dates: 1918-2010

Johns Hopkins University Gas Engineering Lab etching

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0712
Abstract

Copied from information provided by donor: Etching made by Susan Walton Kemp (1918 - 2002) for her fiance Joseph Burnham Gray (1915-1998) who was a chemical engineering graduate student at Johns Hopkins, completing his PhD in June 1941. Although he did not invent Lyrica (spandex), he helped develop the mixing process for it while working for DuPont.

Processing note: The Gas Engineering Building later became the office of the Johns Hopkins University News-letter.

Dates: 1939 - 1939

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

Rheinart Parke Cowles papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0453
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of one bound volume. It is a scrapbook put together by Dr. Cowles to display his collection of newspaper articles, drawings and photos about the oyster trade in the Chesapeake Bay area. The collection provides a look at the struggle amongst oyster tongers, oyster farmers and the Republican and Democratic parties to find a solution to declining oyster population in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1906-1907

Sketchbook depicting Dussehra festival in India

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0728
Abstract Dussehra (also known as Desara or Dasara) is the most famous event of the Chhattisgarh State, historically known as the Bastar region. It is a major Hindu festival celebrating the victory of good over evil in the worship of the goddess Durga, also known as Vijayadashami. This item is a 24-sheet cloth-covered sketchbook of drawings depicting participants in the Bastar Dussehra festival and includes 19 sketches in colored chalks and watercolor, while 9 are in pencil--many with descriptive...
Dates: circa 1900

The Roseanne Klass collection on Afghanistan and the Soviet-Afghan War

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0470
Abstract

Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Victorian-era scrapbook collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0575
Abstract

Personal assemblages illustrating the Victorian preoccupation with collecting and arranging pictures, 1876-1896.

Dates: 1876-1896

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