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James Wilson Poultney papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0325
Scope and Contents The collection consists of literary papers and organizational reports of author and Classics professor, James Wilson Poultney. Included are reprints of Dr. Poultney's writings in the American Journal of Philology, minutes and reports from his position as secretary of the American Philological Association, and the holographic manuscript of his published work, The Bronze Tables of Iguvium. There are no personal papers in the collection or material specific to his teaching career at Hopkins....
Dates: 1956-1987

Jean McGarry papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0418
Abstract

Jean McGarry (born 1948) was an author of fiction and a Professor at the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars. The collection consists of hand-written manuscripts and corrected typescripts of McGarry's works, as well as correspondence and teaching material, dating from 1985-1997.

Dates: 1985-1997

John Charles Geyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0343
Abstract

John Charles Geyer was as a teacher, writer, and consultant on environmental matters born in 1906. This collection consists largely of writings, subject files relating to environment consulting and teaching at Johns Hopkins University, and some personal items, spanning 1952-1980.

Dates: 1952-1980; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

John Dos Passos library card application

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0710
Abstract John Dos Passos (1896-1970) was an American novelist and artist active in the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and he went on to Harvard College, graduating in 1916. He was well-traveled, visiting Europe and the Middle East, where he learned about literature, art, and architecture. He is best known for his U.S.A. trilogy, which consists of the novels The 42nd Parallel (1930), 1919 (1932), and The Big Money (1936). In 1998, the Modern Library ranked the...
Dates: 1969 - 1970

John Thomas Scharf papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0081
Abstract

John Thomas Scharf (1843–1898) was a United States historian, author, and Confederate soldier. The collection consists of his original documents as well as those of other historians, including Henry B. Dawson and Thompson Westcott. The materials span in date from 1750-1947.

Dates: 1750-1947

John Updike papers

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Identifier: MS-0489
Abstract

American writer John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania in 1932. The collection consists of edited typescripts, correspondence, and galley proofs of five of John Updike's short stories and one interview, spanning 1970 to 1980.

Dates: 1970-1980

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Jacobsen collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0561
Abstract

Josephine Jacobsen was a poet, short story writer, and literary critic. She was educated by private tutors at Roland Park Country School and graduated in 1926. Jacobsen's papers include drafts of her works, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. They range from the 1920s to 1982.

Dates: 1920s-1982

Joyce MacIver papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0429
Abstract

Georgette Scott (1904-1999) was a novelist and playwright who wrote under the name Joyce MacIver; she was born and raised in Baltimore and began her writing career at the Baltimore Sun. The collection consists of writings, personal materials, printed material, and photographs dating from the 1940s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1940s-1990s

Kenneth Lasson papers

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Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents Collection consists largely of research notes, interview tapes, drafts and correspondence relating to seven of Lasson's books and legal articles. The material dates from 1966 to 1990. The material in this collection relates almost entirely to Lasson's writings, especially his books, and reflects his interest in the interaction between U.S. citizens and their government. Most of the articles appeared in law journals (1985-90) and deal with racism and free speech, racism in higher education,...
Dates: 1966-1990

Lucy Leffingwell Cable Biklé correspondence

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0249
Abstract

Lucy Biklé was born in 1875. She was the daughter of Confederate officer, and American author, George Washington Cable. Collection consists of two letters written in 1926 to the Johns Hopkins University registrar, Ryland Newman Demster and two carbon typescripts of Newman's replies.

Dates: 1926

Lucy Rebecca Buck diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0159
Abstract

This collection consists of a copy of a diary (1861-1865) of Lucy Rebecca Buck written during the American Civil War. In 1973, the diary was published under the title of Sad Earth, Sweet Heaven. Lucy Rebecca Buck was born in 1842 and resided near Front Royal, Virginia.

Dates: 1861-1865

Lynn Poole papers

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Identifier: MS-0027
Abstract

Lynne Poole hosted an produced the first education television series in America, "Johns Hopkins Science Review" (1948-1955). The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and articles related to Lynn Poole's pioneering work in educational television at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1948-1976.

Dates: approximately 1936-1976

Marianne Moore correspondence with Stephen Garmey

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Identifier: MS-0696
Abstract Marianne Craig Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and wit. Stephen Garmley was a friend a Moore's an a longtime vicar of Calvary Eposicopal Church. Garley was also the author of Gramercy Park: An Illustrated History of a New York Neighborhood (1984). The collection spans 1957 to 1962 and chiefly is made up of letters...
Dates: 1956-1962

Matheson collection of John Barth materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0314
Abstract

John Simmons Barth (born 1930) is an American writer, best known for his postmodernist and metafictional fiction. This collection is formed by two printed items dating from 1973 and 1980.

Dates: 1973, 1980

Matheson collection of Mary McCarthy materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0318
Abstract

Mary Therese McCarthy (1912–1989) was an American novelist, critic and political activist. The collection includes publicity releases from the publisher Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1979), a hand-written letter (1985), and two photographs of Mary McCarthy.

Dates: 1979-1987

Matheson collection of William H. Gass letters and poetry

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0315
Abstract

William Howard Gass (born July 30, 1924) was an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, critic, and former philosophy professor. The collection consists of 6 typescript letters and 2 published poems written by Gass ranging in date from 1961-1985.

Dates: 1961-1985

Minnie Gresham Machen notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0172
Abstract

Minnie Gresham Machen (1849-1931) was a writer of religious literature in Baltimore, MD. The collection consists of a volume with entries dated 1874-1904 with relatively few entries. The writings in the notebook deal largely with religious subjects, but there are references to Sidney Lanier.

Dates: 1874-1904

Oliver Wendell Holmes collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0025
Abstract

Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1809. The collection spans the years between 1852 and 1936, and include 17 letters from Oliver Wendell Holmes; 2 letters to him; recollections of him; recitation questions by him; 3 printed poems; 1 manuscript poem; news clippings; 4 photographs.

Dates: 1852-1936

Raymond Dexter Havens papers

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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

Richard Davis Harding collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0016
Abstract

Richard Harding Davis was an American journalist, war correspondent, and novelist. The collection consists of autograph letters and manuscript fragments of well-known literary figures of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Most of the items were exhibited at the World's Fair in 1893.

Dates: 1861-1958

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 Frary collection of Theodore Dreiser materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0463
Abstract

Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (1871–1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. The collection consists of ten items and includes reviews of Dreiser's works; articles on Dreiser; and a copy of one of his short stories, "The Lost Phoebe." Dates of the items in the collection range from 1943~1949, 1965~1969, and 1986.

Dates: 1943; 1946; 1949; 1965; 1969; 1986

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 Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0496
Abstract

Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was the fifth owner of the Phoenix Bookshop in Greenwich Village, which he ran until it closed in 1988. The collection consists of materials dating from 1938 to 2006, including correspondence, photographs and copies of Wilson's published writings.

Dates: 1938-2006

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Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
Allen, Fred H. (Fred Hovey), 1845-1926 1
Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925 1
Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
American Philological Association 1
American Philosophical Society 1
Anderson, Rasmus Björn, 1846-1936 1
Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867 1
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Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman), 1839-1893 1
Atkinson, Edward, 1827-1905 1
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Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
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Ballou, Maturin Murray, 1820-1895 1
Baltimore Museum of Art 1
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Becker, Ruth Ann 1
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 1
Beers, Henry A. (Henry Augustin), 1847-1926 1
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Bell, Alexander Melville, 1819-1905 1
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 1
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
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Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
Bessey, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1845-1915 1
Biklé, Henry Wolf, 1877-1942 1
Biklé, Lucy Leffingwell Cable, 1875- 1
Biklé, Lucy Leffingwell Cable, 1875- 1
Birney, William, 1819-1907 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1820-1893 1
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