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Anne Tyler inscribed print of self-portrait and letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 25
Identifier: MS-0550

The collection includes author Anne Tyler's personally inscribed self-portrait, primarily typewritten letters, a typed draft of her essay "Miss Cone, Miss Cone, Thank You, Thank You," and a few other manuscript items. The collection spans from 1980 to 1985 and 1996 to 1998.

Dates: 1996 - 1998; 1980-1985

Crochet patterns album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0588
Abstract A manuscript album of crochet patterns, recipes, bits of prose, and a list of marriages and deaths compiled by Harriet Anna Winder of Burnham (near Maidenhead) in Dec. 1855. A small history of the founding of Burnham is also included. Neatly written on c62ff (including some blanks), and with one small crochet example loosely inserted. The journal itself is of contemporary half morocco, with marbled boards. There is a slight wear to the head and tail of the spine, but it is otherwise in...
Dates: 1855

"Cryptographe ou cachet-scellé de Victor Chevalier" cryptography kit

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0952
Content Description A portable cryptography kit for writing private letters titled "Cryptographe ou cachet-scellé de Victor Chevalier" or "Cryptograph or seal-stamp of Victor Chevalier," manufactured in Paris in 1844. The set consists of a wooden lacquered box with tools, four decorated cardboard boxes lined with embossed gold and silver paper with numerous metal pieces and a mechanical device to apply these pieces to envelopes. Also inclucded are a piece of sealing wax and a seal, a vial with blue powdery...
Dates: 1844

Edwin Charles Cort essay

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0274

Edwin Charles Cort received his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1907 and was a medical missionary in Siam (Thailand) from 1908 intil 1949. This collection consists of an essay entitled "Thirty Years of Medical Practice in Siam" from approximately 1948.

Dates: approximately 1948

H. L. Mencken collection

Identifier: MS-0476

This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Dates: 1900-1996

Hugh Hawkins papers

Identifier: MS-0188

This collection consists of Hugh Hawkins including a two volume typescript of Hawkins' published work Pioneer : a history of the Johns Hopkins University, 1874-1899 and other material, including correspondence and photographs.

Dates: 1950-1963

Jean-Baptiste Adanson papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0396

Jean-Baptiste Adanson (1732-1804) was the brother of the well-known naturalist and traveler, Michel Adanson (1727-1806). This collection consists of unpublished volumes devoted to the deciphering of hieroglyphics and were drawn from notes and sketches made during his voyages in Egypt between 1762 and 1782.

Dates: 1762-1782

Jean-Paul Sartre manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0437

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (1905–1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. The manuscript "L'Arte Baroque" is an unpublished essay on Baroque art by French author Jean-Paul Sartre. It consists of 16 pages, and the date of creation is unknown but thought to be from approximately 1951.

Dates: approximately 1951

Klara Hechtenberg Collitz papers

Identifier: MS-0015
Abstract Klara Hechtenberg Collitz was born in Germany at Rheydt in Rhenish Prussia on May 30, 1863. She lectured in philology and Romance Languages at the University of London, Victoria College in Belfast, Smith College, and Oxford University. The papers span the years 1881-1948 and consist of: correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, drafts, typescripts and reprints of articles by Klara Hechtenberg Collitz, notes and notebooks, diaries, invitations, bills and receipts, royalty statements,...
Dates: 1881-1948

Leonard Bathurst Nolley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0121

Leonard Bathurst Nolley (1906-1972) was an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University. Collection contains awards, two seminar papers in history, two letters, and braille printing equipment. The collection spans 1929-1965.

Dates: 1929-1965

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