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Roger Brooke Taney letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0064
Abstract

Roger Brooke Taney (1777-1864) was the fifth Chief Justice of the United States. Collection consists largely of letters (1838-1856, 58 items) written by Taney to his son-in-law lawyer James Mason Campbell (1810-1869).

Dates: 1815-1856

Sesquicentennial of Baltimore collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0139
Abstract

The collection consists of letters from out-of-town guests as well as Baltimoreans regarding attendance at the sesquicentennial celebration.

Dates: 1880

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009

Sidney Offit papers

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Identifier: MS-0395
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings...
Dates: 1932-1997

Sir William Brown correspondence to Abbott Lawrence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0717
Abstract Sir William Brown, 1st Baronet DL (1784–1864) was a British merchant and banker, founder of the banking-house of Brown, Shipley & Co. and a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons. He sailed with his father and mother for the United States of America, and at Baltimore, Maryland, where his father continued the linen trade in which he had been engaged in Ireland, received in the counting-house his commercial education. He was known for his philalanthropy, particularly in...
Dates: 1845-1846

Spelman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0392
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

Dates: 1726 - 1972

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

Thomas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0763
Abstract Included is a large group of letters and ephemera from the Thomas family, a family with deep Maryland roots known for its ancestors, politicians John Hanson and John Hanson Thomas. John Hanson (1715-1783) was the first elected President of the United States in Congress Assembled, the first to serve a one-year term under the provisions of the Articles of Confederation. Dr. John Hanson Thomas (1813-1881) was a renowned Maryland legislator arrested during the Civil War for voting for Secession,...
Dates: 1835 - 1976

William Churchill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Abstract William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, ...
Dates: 1908-1911

William H. McClain papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0619
Abstract William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Dates: 1950s-1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1994

William S. Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0668
Abstract William S. Wilson (1932-), born in Baltimore, 1932, was graduated with Honors in Philosophy of Science from the University of Virginia, then went on to Yale University where he received an M.A. and Ph.D. in English literature. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts art-writer’s grant and Warhol Foundation Grant, 2012, for a book about the life and art of Ray Johnson. Wilson's mother was May Wilson (1905-1986), pioneer of the feminist and mail art movement, best known for her...
Dates: 1963 - 2009

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Johns Hopkins University 13
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 4
Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 3
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Clark, William Bullock, 1860-1917 2
Columbia University 2
Cox, Richard Threlkeld, 1898-1991 2
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 2
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Johns Hopkins University. Department of Political Economy 2
Lanier, Clifford Anderson, 1844-1908 2
Lanier, Mary Day 2
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881 2
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 2
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 2
Rowland, Henry Augustus, 1848-1901 2
Scharf, J. Thomas (John Thomas), 1843-1898 2
Singleton, Charles S. (Charles Southward), 1909-1985 2
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics 2
Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973 1
Albright, William Foxwell, 1891-1971 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Alighieri, Dante, 1265-1321 1
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1
Antioch College 1
Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman), 1839-1893 1
Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888 1
Asbert, Ernesto, 1873- 1
Austin, Aleine, 1922- 1
Authors Guild Foundation (U.S.) 1
Aylett, Judith Page Waller, 1804-1860 1
Bailey, Emilie 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
Baker, Henry S. 1
Balk, Robert, 1899-1955 1
Barth, John, 1930- 1
Barth, Shelly 1
Bate, Walter Jackson, 1918-1999 1
Beal family (New York) 1
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 1
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 1
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
Benoît-Smullyan, Mary Louise, 1914- 1
Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
Bernard Quaritch (Firm) 1
Bessman, Maurice J., 1928- 1
Bloomfield, Maurice, 1855-1928 1
Boas, George, 1891-1980 1
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 1
Boehm, G. Herbert 1
Boehm, Margaret Donaldson, 1894- 1
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 1
Bowditch, Henry I. (Henry Ingersoll), 1808-1892 1
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990 1
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899 1
Broker, George H., 1890- 1
Brown, William, Sir, 1784-1864 1
Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797‏ 1
Calderone, Mary Steichen, 1904-1998 1
Cambridge University Press 1
Campbell, J. Mason (James Mason), 1810-1869 1
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force 1
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1
Carlyle Barton Laboratory 1
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944 1
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Chambers, William L. 1
Charles Scribner's Sons 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Churchill, William, 1859-1920 1
Clarke, Creston, 1865-1910 1
Clarke, George, 1840-1906 1
Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 1
Cleveland, E. E. (Edward Earl), 1921- 1
Cloos, Ernst, 1898-1974 1
Coindreau, Maurice Edgar 1
Collitz, Hermann, 1855-1935 1
Collitz, Klara Hechtenberg, 1863-1944 1
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 1
Comstock, George C. (George Cary), 1855-1934 1
Confederate States of America. Navy 1
Conference for the Study of Political Thought 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Coolidge, Susan, 1835-1905 1
Courant, Richard, 1888-1972 1
Crane, William H., 1845-1928 1
Crooks, Esther J. (Esther Josephine), 1885- 1
Cruz, Martín de la 1
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