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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

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 Box 3: manuscript material related to the unpublished novels Rinehart Shell and The...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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lynn Poole papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 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

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

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

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

Stephen Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

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Frary, Richard, 1947- 3
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Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
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Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
American Philosophical Society 1
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Benoît-Smullyan, Mary Louise, 1914- 1
Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 1
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971 1
Bready, James H. 1
Brown, Bob, 1886-1959 1
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1
Cassady, Neal 1
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
Charcoal Club (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Claire, William F. 1
Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 1
Cleveland, E. E. (Edward Earl), 1921- 1
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 1
Cone, Claribel 1
Cone, Etta 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 1
Curry, Kenneth 1
Darbishire, Helen, 1881-1961 1
Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Dixon, Antonia 1
Dixon, James R., -1960 1
Dixon, Sophia 1
Dixon, Stephen, 1936-2019 1
Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764 1
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 1
Draper, John William, 1893- 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Edel, Leon, 1907-1997 1
Fair, Gordon Maskew, 1894-1970 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953 1
Freeman, Walker Burford, 1843-1935 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering. Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering 1
Garmey, Stephen, 1933- 1
Geyer, John Charles, 1906-1995 1
Gohn, Ernest Salisbury, 1922- 1
Gough, Richard, 1735-1809 1
Gregg, William, 1800-1867 1
Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943 1
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998 1
Hart, Richard, 1908- 1
Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954 1
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 1
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 1
Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915‏ 1
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 1
Jacobsen, Josephine, 1908- 1
James, Henry, 1843-1916 1
Johansen, John C. (John Christen), 1876-1964 1
Johns Hopkins University. Department of English 1
Johns Hopkins University. Department of Philosophy 1
Johns Hopkins University. Office of Public Relations 1
Joyce, James, 1882-1941 1
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 1
Klinkowitz, Jerome, 1943- 1
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Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989 1
Leary, Timothy (Timothy Francis), 1920-1996 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien, 1857-1939 1
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 1
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Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812 1
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McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989 1
Mencken, August, 1889-1967 1
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Milton, John, 1608-1674 1
Mitchell, Broadus, 1892-1988 1
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Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 1
Morris, Wright, 1910-1998 1
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Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 1
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