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Elliott Coleman founded the Department of Writing, Speech and Drama at Johns Hopkins University in September 1946, the predecessor to The Writing Seminars. The collection consist of correspondence, manuscript poems, printed materials, and photographs. It spans the years 1932 to 1980 with the bulk of the material from 1978-1979.
McKendree Llewellyn Raney was Librarian of the Johns Hopkins University, 1908-1927. Collection consists largely of typescripts of poems by Carl Sandburg with inscriptions by the poet. Materials range in date from 1929 to 1954.
Rod McKuen (1933-2015) was an American poet and singer-songwriter. The collection consists of fifteen radio scripts written principally by McKuen for his shows on KROW Oakland AM radio: eight from "Rhonda Vou with Rod" and seven from "Rendezvous with Rod." These typescripts may represent McKuen's earliest surviving work, dated November 18, 1950 to January 10, 1953.
Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.