Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 126 - 150 of 173

Prosper Mérimée handwritten letter to A. Romieu

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0734
Abstract

Prosper Mérimée (1803-1870) was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer, perhaps best known for his novella Carmen. This item is a handwritten letter by Mérimée to Auguste Romieu, dated May 26, 1852, Paris. The letter spans one page and a half, in addition to two blank pages.

Dates: 1852 May 26

R. Bowling Barnes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0560
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of Dr. Barnes covering his work in infrared spectrocopy, infrared physics, and the electron microscope. The collection spans the 1920s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1920s-1980s

Raymond Dexter Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0024
Abstract Raymond Dexter Havens, educator and author, was born in Rochester, New York in 1880. In 1925, he joined The Johns Hopkins University faculty as Caroline Donovan Professor of English, a post he held until his retirement in 1949. In 1931, Havens was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.The collections consists of correspondence; reprints, articles, and clippings; outlines, course note, study guides, and bibliographies; an autograph album contains holographic messages...
Dates: 1769-1954

Records of the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-04-001
Abstract

The records of the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences cover the administrative functions of the department from 1933 to 1993 (bulk of the files from 1951-1993). The records include departmental correspondence, committee files, subject files, memoranda, and policy statements.

Dates: 1933 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1993; 2015 - Ongoing

Review of T. S. Eliot's Translation of "Anabase," a poem originally written by Saint-John Perse

 Collection — Box: BW-3, Folder: 5
Identifier: MS-0685
Abstract

Copied from dealer description: "An insightful and favorable review by Galantiere, of the T.S. Eliot 1930 translation of "Anabase," a poem by Saint-John Perse. Galantiere is known for his translation of major works by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Written by Saint-John Perse, "Anabase" was published in French in 1925."

Dates: 1930 September 4

Richard A. Macksey collection on Henry James

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0529
Abstract

Henry James, Jr. (born in New York, New York on April 15, 1843) was an Anglo-American writer who spent the bulk of his career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. This collection consists primarily of 22 letters written by Henry James, Jr. to friends and acquaintances, and the corrected typescript of Max Beerbohm’s short story “The Guerdon,” a 1916 parody of James’ late writing style.

Dates: 1897-1914

Richard Frary collection of 20th-century authors' materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0398
Abstract

The collection includes letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other material related to 20th-century authors, including John Dos Passos, the artist Rockwell Kent, Sinclair Lewis, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris, Timothy Leary, and Carl Van Vechten, 1897-1990.

Dates: 1897-1990

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0421
Abstract

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1890s-early 2000s

Richard Threlkeld Cox papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0132
Abstract

The collection consists of a few items of correspondence, clippings, pamphlest, and a partially typed manuscript of "The Algebra of Probably Inference."

Dates: 1958-1972

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874 - 2011

Robert B. Pond, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0640
Abstract

Robert B. Pond, Sr. (1917-2007) helped found Johns Hopkins University's Department of Material Science, where he served as chair for eight years. The collection includes papers relating to Professor Pond's involvement with companies such as Marvalaud Inc. and Inland Steel Company, and materials from his various roles at Johns Hopkins University, including advising, administrative, and teaching materials. His papers span from 1946 to approximately 1987.

Dates: 1946-approximately 1987

Robert Ballentine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0670
Abstract

The papers of Johns Hopkins University biology professor Robert Ballentine document much of his research and teaching and span the years 1942 to 1993.

Dates: 1942-1993

Robert Bridges letters

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0255
Abstract

Robert Seymour Bridges was an author and founder of the Society of Pure English. This collection contains four letters from Bridges to "Professor Bright" [James Bright] discussing the formation of the Society.

Dates: 1922 December 19 - 1924 May 16

Robert Forster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0658
Abstract

Robert Forster was a professor in the Johns Hopkins History Department for almost 50 years, where he became renowned for his work on the history of early modern France. These are the professional papers of Forster dating from 1946-2003, including, but not limited to, research notes, typed drafts of his writings, correspondence, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1946 - 2003

Robert H. Roy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0354
Scope and Contents The collection of Johns Hopkins University professor and engineer, Robert H. Roy, is formed largely by his published articles on engineering science and technology. The written work, 1938-1981, reflects Professor Roy's career and demonstrates the way in which he applied his engineering background to both industry and to teaching and administration. The papers do not include lecture notes, research notes, personal items, or administrative items from his sevice as Dean, School of...
Dates: 1938-1991

Robert Martin Douglas letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0288
Abstract

The collection consists of one thank-you letter written to Clark E. Canby by R.M. Douglas, the son of Stephen Douglas. Canby wrote a biography of Stephen Douglas.

Dates: 19 November 1909

Roland Park Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0504
Abstract The Roland Park Company was incorporated in 1891 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was known primarily as the developer of the Baltimore neighborhoods of Roland Park, Guilford, Homeland, and Original Northwood. The records date from 1865-1970 (bulk 1891-1960), and consist primarily of correspondence, including every day activities, sales, and management of land and resources. The collection also contains the governance and operational records of the Roland Park parent company and its subsidiaries;...
Dates: 1865-1970 (bulk 1891-1960); Majority of material found within 1891 - 1960

Ronald W. Clark letters

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0266
Abstract

Ronald W. Clark (1916 - 1987) was a writer and biographer of Bertand Russell and Albert Einstein. Collection consists of two letters and one postcard of Ronald W. Clark to Mrs. E.C. Goodall thanking her for assistance.

Dates: 1972-1973

Samuel Bland Arnold letters to William B. Kines

 Collection — Box: BW-18, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0888
Abstract Samuel Bland Arnold (1834-1906) was one of several co-conspirators in the plot to kidnap Abraham Lincoln (1809-65) that preceded his assassination by John Wilkes Booth (1838-65) on April 14, 1865. The collection contains four letters to William B. Kines, City Editor for the Baltimore American newspaper, from Samuel Arnold, and one letter from Kines to a collector. From December 8–20, 1902, Kines published sworn statements by Arnold and excerpts from his memoir under the title, ...
Dates: 1902-1903 and 1921

Samuel H. Bryant correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0631
Abstract

Dr. Samuel H. Bryant, of Baltimore, Maryland, was born on March 25, 1905. This collection consists of about 350 letters written by Dr. Samuel H. Bryant of Baltimore, Maryland, to his wife, Edna C., between May 14, 1941 and November 15, 1944. Most of the letters were sent from undisclosed locations in the South Pacific (around the islands of Fiji).

Dates: 1941 May 14 - 1944 November 15

Saul Roseman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0968
Scope and Contents

Research, teaching, and other materials related to Saul Roseman's professional career from approximately 1980 to approximately 2010. Roseman (1921-2011) was a biochemist who was faculty in the Biology Department at Johns Hopkins University. Boxes 1 through 10 contain paper files. Boxes 11 and 12 contain floppy disks, CDs, and zip disks which have been digitized and are available to access. Contact Special Collections for additional information about the collection.

Dates: approximately 1980-approximately 2010

Sergeant Samuel Donald D'alfonzo correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0621
Abstract

Samuel Donald D'alfonzo was originally from Catonsville, Maryland and enlisted in the United States Army in October 1942. The collection consists of nearly 220 letters sent during World War II (1940-1946) from his mother, close friends, fellow soldiers, and girlfriends.

Dates: 1940-1946

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 an American musician, poet and author. The collection spans the years 1838 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1838 to 1972. The material consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1838-1972; 1838-1998

Sidney W. Mintz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0581
Abstract

Sidney Wilfred Mintz (1922-2015) was an anthropologist best known for his studies of the Caribbean, creolization, and the anthropology of food. The collection spans the years 1950 to 2005, and consists of correspondence, lecture notes, course files, administrative records, talks, manuscript edits, and research files.

Dates: 1950-2006

Filtered By

  • Repository: Special Collections X
  • Subject: letters (correspondence) X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
photographs 36
United States 32
clippings (information artifacts) 27
Maryland--Baltimore 26
correspondence 26
∨ more
manuscripts (documents) 17
ephemera (general object genre) 16
research notes 16
drafts (documents) 14
College teachers 13
Universities and colleges 13
notebooks 13
Universities and colleges--Faculty 12
articles 12
lecture notes 12
postcards 12
speeches (documents) 12
World War (1939-1945) 11
administrative records 11
reports 11
scrapbooks 11
Authors, American 10
Maryland 10
Teaching 10
communication (function) 10
financial records 9
minutes (administrative records) 9
pamphlets 9
publications (documents) 9
Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae 8
poems 8
reviews (documents) 8
France 7
Letters 7
Research 7
diaries 7
legal documents 7
programs (documents) 7
American Civil War (1861-1865) 6
American literature 6
Printed ephemera 6
Publishers and publishing 6
Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) 6
World War (1914-1918) 6
broadsides (notices) 6
lectures 6
newspapers 6
photograph albums 6
typescripts 6
Political science 5
essays 5
fliers (printed matter) 5
magazines (periodicals) 5
photographic prints 5
reprints 5
Communication 4
Criticism, interpretation, etc. 4
Curriculum and teaching (university function) 4
History 4
Literature 4
Poetry 4
Slavery 4
Universities and colleges--Administration 4
Women 4
annual reports 4
case files 4
drawings (visual works) 4
invitations 4
ledgers (account books) 4
memoirs 4
sheet music 4
videocassettes 4
Administration of faculty (university function) 3
American poetry 3
Authors 3
Book collectors 3
Contracts 3
Creative writing 3
Criticism 3
Culture 3
Diaries 3
Engineering 3
Europe 3
Fiction writing 3
France--Paris 3
Genealogy 3
Governance (university function) 3
Legal documents 3
Manners and customs 3
Minutes (Records) 3
Pictorial works 3
Poets, American 3
Politics and government 3
Publications 3
Research (university function) 3
Student life (university function) 3
United States--Confederate States of America 3
albums (books) 3
awards 3
+ ∧ less
 
Language
English 148
French 17
German 3
Spanish; Castilian 3
Undetermined 3
∨ more  
Names
Johns Hopkins University 36
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 6
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 5
Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 5
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 5
∨ more
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 4
Boas, George, 1891-1980 3
Frary, Richard, 1947- 3
Robles Pazos, José, 1897-1937 3
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 2
Barth, John, 1930- 2
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 2
Claire, William F. 2
Cox, Richard Threlkeld, 1898-1991 2
Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876 2
Davis, William Morris, 1850-1934 2
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 2
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 2
Goodnow, Frank J., 1859-1939 2
Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954 2
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 2
James, Henry, 1843-1916 2
Johns Hopkins University. Department of History 2
Johns Hopkins University. Department of Romance Languages and Literatures 2
Johns Hopkins University. School of Engineering 2
Johns Hopkins University. Sheridan Libraries 2
Katz, M. Benjamin 2
Keyser, R. Brent, 1859-1927 2
Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891 2
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 2
Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC 2
Office of the Board of Trustees 2
Painter, Sidney, 1902-1960 2
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 2
Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Francis Delano), 1882-1945 2
Sand, George, 1804-1876 2
Sand, Maurice, 1823-1889 2
Sands family 2
Shapiro, Karl, 1913-2000 2
Singleton, Charles S. (Charles Southward), 1909-1985 2
Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969 2
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 2
Toklas, Alice B. 2
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps 2
Wilson, Robert, 1922-2016 2
Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916 1
Abrial, André-Joseph, 1750-1828 1
Ackerman, Barbara 1
Ackerman, Jack (John R. ) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Addelspier, Thomas 1
Afghanistan Information Center (Peshawar, Pakistan) 1
Afghanistan Relief Committee 1
Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros. Circus 1
Albright, William Foxwell, 1891-1971 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Alexander, John G. (John Gurnels), 1888- 1
Alighieri, Dante, 1265-1321 1
American Cotton Picker Co. 1
American Geographical Society of New York 1
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1
American Missionary Association 1
Ames, Joseph Sweetman, 1864-1943 1
Andrew Clow & Company 1
Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943 1
Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916 1
Anti-Communist Advisory Committee 1
Antioch Gospel Swingers of Camden N.J. 1
Appelton-Century-Crofts 1
Archaeological Institute of America 1
Archaeological Institute of America. Baltimore Society 1
Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973 1
Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman), 1839-1893 1
Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888 1
Arnold, Rosie J. 1
Arnold, Samuel Bland, 1834-1906 1
Arnould, Arthur, 1833-1895 1
Astley, Thomas, -1839 1
Austin, Emily, 1979- 1
Aylett, Judith Page Waller, 1804-1860 1
Bailey, James A., 1847-1906 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
Baker, Henry S. 1
Ball, James Presley, 1825-1904 1
Ballentine, Dorthy 1
Ballentine, Robert 1
Ballentine, Robert, 1914- 1
Baltimore (Md.). Burnt District Commission 1
Baltimore (Md.). Sewerage Commission 1
Baltimore American (newspaper) 1
Baltimore City College 1
Baltimore Museum of Art 1
Baltimore Oriole Festival 1
Baltimore Stationery Company 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Baltimore sun 1
Banks, Joanne Trautmann, 1941-2007 1
Barnes, Patrick Henry, Jr. 1
+ ∧ less