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George Peabody Library records

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Identifier: RG-03-017
Overview In 1857, philanthropist George Peabody gave the amount of $300,000 for the funding of a library in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. The construction of what was then known as the Library of the Peabody Institute (also the Peabody Institute Library) in Mount Vernon-Belvedere neighborhood began in 1858. Due to the difficulties of opening such a library during the Civil War (1861-1865), the building was not officially dedicated to the public until 1866 and 1878, the west wing and east wing,...

Isaiah Bowman papers

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Identifier: MS-0058
Overview Isaiah Bowman, fifth president of The Johns Hopkins University and geographer, was born in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, December 26, 1878. The Isaiah Bowman papers offer a fairly complete view of his many-faceted professional life, and Bowman's service as an advisor to the U.S. government and U.S. State Department, particularly in relation to World War I and II, are well-documented in the papers. The papers span from 1902 to 1950.

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Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973 1
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 1
Bowman, Robert G. (Robert Goldthwait), 1912- 1
Brown, Lloyd A. (Lloyd Arnold), 1907-1966 1