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Adele V. Holden Returnings manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-1021
Abstract

This collection contains a draft of poet Adele V. Holden's memoir of her childhood as a Black woman on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, which was ultimately published as Down on the Shore: The Family and Place That Forged a Poet's Voice but is titled here Returnings.

Dates: 1998

Aleine Austin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0397
Abstract

Aleine Austin was historian and author born in New York City, July 19, 1922. The papers, dating from 1940 to 1991, consist of student notes, lecture notes, published articles, manuscript notes, recordings, photographs, correspondence, and a selection of papers that document Aleine Austin's interest and work in the American labor movement.

Dates: 1940-1991

August Mencken letters to James H. Bready

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0700
Abstract August Mencken was an American civil engineer and author. He was the younger brother of Henry Louis Mencken, and the son of cigar magnate August Mencken, Sr. James Hall Bready was a Baltimore Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years. This collection consists of 11 letters from August Mencken to James Bready, a columnist at The...
Dates: 1952-1961

Betty Adler collection

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0237
Abstract

Collection consists of 10 items of Maryland author, Betty Adler (1918-1973). Included are two letters, a literary map of Baltimore (MD) and several clippings from "The Baltimore Sun" (March 11-21, 1973).

Dates: 1970-1973

Blanche D. Coll papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0376
Abstract

Blanche D. Coll (1916-2003) was an author and historian whose main area of research was the history of social welfare in the United States. Collection ranges in dates spanning 1908, the 1930s, and 1969 and consists of 26 photographs; two published volumes of Mary E. Richmond, a founder of modern social work; Coll's thesis; an oral history transcript; and four audio tapes.

Dates: 1900s; 1930s; 1969

Broadus Mitchell papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-015
Abstract

Broadus Mitchell was an educator, historian, and biographer of Alexander Hamilton. Mitchell taught economics at Hopkins, 1919-1939, and was active in political affairs and issues of social justice in Baltimore. The collection consists of some papers related to Broadus Mitchell's research for his published work, William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South, (1928) and Mitchell's biographical materials. The papers span from 1928 to 1929 and 1979-1986.

Dates: 1928-1929, 1979-1986

Charles Alphonso Smith papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0050
Abstract

C. Alphonso Smith (1864 – 1924) was an American Professor of English, college dean, philologist, and folklorist. The collection consists largely of clippings from newspapers and periodical regarding the English language and the introduction of slang words used by the military, ranging from 1905-1923.

Dates: 1905-1923

Daniel Tamkus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-1013
Content Description This collection contains the film scripts, manuscripts and correspondence of Daniel Tamkus.Box 1: film scripts, JHU materials, manuscripts and correspondence related to published poetry. Box 2: manuscript material related to the novels The Spawn (published under the pseudonym L. J. Key) and The Much Honored Man. Box 3: manuscript material related to the unpublished novels Rinehart Shell and The...
Dates: 1951 - 1985

Dexter Archive of Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0379
Abstract

Lewis Anthony Dexter (1915-1995) was an author and professor of political science. The collection consists of over 1200 individual interviews with people in the fields of government, politics, business, industry, and the military dating primarily from 1953 to 1966, but ranging from 1946 to 1972.

Dates: 1946-1972; Majority of material found within 1953-1966

Djuna Barnes collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0977
Scope and Contents

A collection of postcards writer Djuna Barnes sent to family and friends, as well as photographs of her taken by Berenice Abbott.

Dates: 1918 - 1957

Douglas Southall Freeman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0019
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1902-1911; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1908

Edward Lucas White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0056
Abstract

Edward Lucas White (1866-1934) was a classics teacher and author of historical romances, short stories and poetry. The papers span the period 1885-1934 and consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and personal papers.

Dates: 1885-1934

Francese Hubbard Litchfield Turnbull papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0229
Scope and Contents This small collection gives a glimpse of the literary life of Baltimore in the late nineteenth century. Francese Turnbull was an author and patron of the arts. This collection is not her complete papers but deals with two of her interests: the patronage of Sidney Lanier and her membership in the Woman's Literary Club of Baltimore. The material on Lanier briefly describes the Turnbull's friendship with Sidney and Mary Day Lanier and details some of the activities the...
Dates: 1870-1927

Francis F. Beirne ledgers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0097
Abstract

Francis F. Beirne (1890-1972) was a Baltimore businessman and author. The collection consists of 43 bound volumes of household accounts ranging in date from 1919 to 1965. The ledgers list all Beirne's expenses including transactions with local businesses, and a record of monies spent for social events, and travel.

Dates: 1919-1965

George Boas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0010
Abstract

George Boas (1891 – 1980) was a Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. The collection spans the years from 1920 to 1980, and consists of articles, correspondence, notebooks, reprints, short stories, and speeches.

Dates: 1920-1980

Glenway Wescott collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0497
Abstract

Glenway Wescott (1901–1987) was an American poet, novelist, essayist and a figure of the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s. The collection consists of two notecards, three letters, a photograph, and an article from the New Yorker. Materials range in date from 1945-1967.

Dates: 1945-1967

Grace Denio Litchfield scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0417
Abstract

Grace Denio Litchfield (1849-1944) was an American poet and novelist. This collections consists of nine scrapbooks, with material dating from 1871 through 1936, including copies and reviews of Litchfield's literary work.

Dates: 1871-1936

Grace Hill Turnbull papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0051
Abstract

Grace Turnbull (1880-1976) was a sculptor, painter, and author. The collection consists of Grace Turnbull's correspondence with British writers dating from 1933-1935.

Dates: 1933-1935

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Abstract

This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Dates: 1900-1996

Hart Crane collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0468
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two items: a photograph of Hart Crane, and a press release regarding Paul Mariani's biography of Hart Crane, The Broken Tower. Items in the collection are from 1999.

Dates: 1999

Henry Carrington Lancaster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0083
Abstract

Henry Carrington Lancaster, a scholar and educator in the fields of French literature and history, was born in 1883 in Richmond, Virginia. The collection spans the years 1913-1954 and includes correspondence, a scrapbook, research notes outlining and analyzing the plays of 17th and 18th century French dramatists and the repertoire of the Comedie Francaise, drafts and typescripts, and galley proofs. A large part of the collection is in French.

Dates: 1919-1953

Henry Miller manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0498
Abstract

Henry Valentine Miller was an American writer active from the 1950s-1980. The collection contains typescripts of three of Henry Miller's works: "Books in My Life," "Big Sur," and "The Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch," a photocopy of a transcript of Henry Miller's deposition, and a typed letter from Harvery M. Grossman to Henry Miller.

Dates: 1950-1957

Henry Phillips Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0045
Abstract

Henry Phillips, Jr. (1838-1895), was an author, philologist, and numismatist. The collection consists largely of the manuscript writings of the author dating from 1862-1892.

Dates: 1852-1892

James Roberts Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0037
Abstract

James Roberts Gilmore (1822-1903) was an American author who often used the pseudonym "Edmund Kirke." This collection includes letters collected by Gilmore from literary, political, and popular individuals of the 19th century. The letters span the years 1820 to 1903.

Dates: 1898; 1773- approximately1903

James Warley Miles papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0178
Scope and Contents Collection consists of literary papers (1847-1895) of the Southern clergyman and author, James Warley Miles. Included are holographic essays, poems, and clippings of his published items from Southern literary magazines. Most of the items are attatched in a loosely bound journal. The writings are mostly on religious or philosophical themes. The journal also contains the beginnings of the philogical dictionary most likely derived from Miles' study of languages during his missionary work in...
Dates: 1847-1895

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Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
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Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
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Birney, William, 1819-1907 1
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