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Abel Wolman was an American inventor, scientist, professor and pioneer of modern sanitary engineering. The papers trace Abel Wolman's active career as teacher, consulting engineer and advisor to local, national, and international agencies and include correspondence, documents, and files documenting his various activities from 1901-1989.
Albert L. Hammond was a professor of philosophy at Johns Hopkins. This collection contains correspondence between Hammond, George Edwin Dorsey, and C.D. Benson, Jr.
Alfred North Whitehead was an English mathematician and philosopher born on the Isle of Thanet in 1861. The bulk of the collection is formed by correspondence between members of the Whitehead family: Alfred North Whitehead, his wife, Evelyn, their son, T. North and his wife, Margaret dating from the 1920s-1940s.
The Alice Walker ephemera collection, 1988 to 2001, contains ephemera relating to American author, poet and activist Alice Walker.
Allen Weir Freeman was a physician and Johns Hopkins University of Public Health Administration born in 1881, and was brother of the author, Douglas Southall Freeman. Collection consists of letters to and from Freeman family members (dating 1904 - 1907) while Allen Weir Freeman was a medical student and during the start of his career.
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.
Anthony Hecht (1923-2004), one of the leading poets of his generation, is most well-known for his anthology The Hard Hours (1967), generally seen as his break-through volume. Hecht's small holding of papers, separated from his donated book collection, includes handwritten and typewritten correspondence, as well as clippings, programs, and other forms of ephemera. The materials range from 1982 to 2005, the later years of Hecht's literary career.
Anthony Trollope (1815–1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. This collection includes materials related to Anthony Trollope, including pamphlets about Trollope and an item from the Trollope Society. Of particular interest is a February 16, 1862 letter written by Trollope to A.N. Zevely (?) of Baltimore. The collection spans 1862 to the mid-20th century.