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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.
This collection consists of letters and papers of Charles William Emil Miller, professor of Greek at The Johns Hopkins University.
A collection of very rare original hand written documents from the Chinese Cultural Revolution era.
Copies of letters and papers concerning the "Affaire Carrouges," a Surrealist controversy also called the "Affaire Pastoureau"
This collection contains copies of seven documents created in the 1950s concerning the Surrealist turmoil originating from the ‘Affaire Carrouges’. In 1951, a conflict between Surrealists Henri Pastoureau and Michel Carrouges due to a disagreement about religion resulted in the fracturing of the French Surrealist movement for three months. There is representation from both sides of the conflict in this collection.
The collection consists of correspondence between Daniel Coit Gilman, Basil Gildersleeve, Nicholas Murray Butler and others regarding obtaining a copy of the Didache manuscript.
This collection consists of an unpublished Russian novella typescript written by an anonymous author during approximately the 1960s. The typescript describes a fictional prisoner's experience of a Gulag and the NKVD.
Douglas Southall Freeman (1886 – 1953) was an American historian, biographer, newspaper editor, and author best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington. The collection spans the years 1902-1911, and consists primarily of correspondence between Freeman and his parents.
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.