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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

Alexandre Dumas handwritten note to François Buloz

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0733
Abstract Alexandre Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer. Many of his historical novels of high adventure were originally published as serials, including The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. Alexandre Dumas, fils (1824-1895) was a French writer and dramatist, best known for Camille (a.k.a. The Lady of the...
Dates: undated, 1894

Alice Walker ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0822
Abstract

The Alice Walker ephemera collection, 1988 to 2001, contains ephemera relating to American author, poet and activist Alice Walker.

Dates: 1988 - 2000

Anthony Trollope collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0697
Abstract

Anthony Trollope (1815–1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. This collection includes materials related to Anthony Trollope, including pamphlets about Trollope and an item from the Trollope Society. Of particular interest is a February 16, 1862 letter written by Trollope to A.N. Zevely (?) of Baltimore. The collection spans 1862 to the mid-20th century.

Dates: 1862-mid-20th century

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

Conrad Aiken letter

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-0469
Abstract

Conrad Potter Aiken (1889–1973) was an American writer, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play, and an autobiography. The collection consists of one letter from Conrad Aiken to an unidentified correspondent, January 26, 1969.

Dates: 1969 January 26

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

Gertrude Stein collection at Johns Hopkins University

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0970
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and ephemera associated with author Gertrude Stein.

Dates: 1930 - 1934

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

Irish Writers collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0530
Abstract

This collection contains letters by William Butler Yeats from 1899 to 1938; letters with related ephemera from his sister Elizabeth Corbett Yeats from approximately 1916 to 1935; and letters and poems by other writers from approximately 1914 to 1953, including Rachel Annand Taylor, George Moore, George William Russell, Frank O'Connor and Edward Plunkett (Lord Dunsany).

Dates: 1899-1953

Johns Hopkins University George Sand collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0494
Abstract

Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (1804-1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist. This is an artifically assembled collection with items chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by George Sand in the 19th century.

Dates: 1850-1859

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

Johns Hopkins University Maurice Sand collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0495
Abstract

Jean-Franois-Maurice-Arnauld, Baron Dudevant, better known as Maurice Sand (1823-1889 in Nohant-Vic), was a French illustrator, writer, and playwright. This is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by Maurice Sand.

Dates: 1848-approximately 1880

José Robles Pazos collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0781
Abstract

José Robles Pazos was a Spanish academic and left-wing activist who was born in 1897 and died in 1937. The collection includes administrative records concerning José Robles Pazos' career at Johns Hopkins University, and a letter from Michael Gold. The date ranges from approximately 1920-1930.

Dates: approximately 1920-1930

Margaret Donaldson Boehm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044-a
Abstract Margaret Donaldson Boehm was born in Baltimore, MD in 1894. She attended Roland Park Country School and later The Johns Hopkins University where she was a student of Arthur O. Lovejoy, professor of Philosophy. The collection consists of 47 diaries (1910-1956) of Margaret Donaldson Boehm; one diary (1883) of her father, G. Herbert Boehm; letters (1928-1951) of Henry Woodd Nevinson and his wife, Evelyn Sharp; and a copy of Miss Boehm's master's essay (1925), "The Conception of Pride in 17th...
Dates: 1883-1956

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

Paulene Elenora Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0790
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Paulene Myers, an American actress who was born in 1913 and died in 1996. The collection dates from approximately the 1950s to the 1990s, and includes ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes documenting her career.

Dates: approximately 1950s-1990s

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 A. Macksey collection on Henry James

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0529
Abstract

Henry James, Jr. (born in New York, New York on April 15, 1843) was an Anglo-American writer who spent the bulk of his career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. This collection consists primarily of 22 letters written by Henry James, Jr. to friends and acquaintances, and the corrected typescript of Max Beerbohm’s short story “The Guerdon,” a 1916 parody of James’ late writing style.

Dates: 1897-1914

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

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was an American musician, poet and author. The collection spans the years 1838 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1838 to 1972. The material consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1838-1972; 1838-1998

Sidney Offit papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0395
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings...
Dates: 1932-1997

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Johns Hopkins University 7
Frary, Richard, 1947- 3
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
Barth, John, 1930- 2
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Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 2
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 2
James, Henry, 1843-1916 2
Lanier, Clifford Anderson, 1844-1908 2
Lanier, Mary Day 2
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881 2
Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 2
Sand, George, 1804-1876 2
Sand, Maurice, 1823-1889 2
Sands family 2
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 2
Toklas, Alice B. 2
Wilson, Robert, 1922-2016 2
Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
Antioch College 1
Austin, Aleine, 1922- 1
Authors Guild Foundation (U.S.) 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
Barth, Shelly 1
Bate, Walter Jackson, 1918-1999 1
Beal family (New York) 1
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 1
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 1
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
Benoît-Smullyan, Mary Louise, 1914- 1
Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
Berkeley Public Library 1
Boas, George, 1891-1980 1
Boehm, G. Herbert 1
Boehm, Margaret Donaldson, 1894- 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 1
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971 1
Bready, James H. 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990 1
Brown, Bob, 1886-1959 1
Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Buloz, Francois, 1803-1877 1
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1
Cassady, Neal 1
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
Chambers, William L. 1
Charcoal Club (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Charles Scribner's Sons 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Churchill, William, 1859-1920 1
Claire, William F. 1
Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 1
Cleveland, E. E. (Edward Earl), 1921- 1
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 1
Columbia University 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 1
Curry, Kenneth 1
Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876 1
Darbishire, Helen, 1881-1961 1
Director of Villa Spelman, 257 Mergenthaler Hall, Homewood Campus 1
Dixon, Antonia 1
Dixon, James R., -1960 1
Dixon, Sophia 1
Dixon, Stephen, 1936-2019 1
Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905 1
Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764 1
Draper, John William, 1893- 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 1
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895 1
Dutcher, Salem 1
Edel, Leon, 1907-1997 1
Everett, Henry A., 1856-1917 1
Everett, Leolyn Louise 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 1
Garmey, Stephen, 1933- 1
Gay, Sophie, 1776-1852 1
George Polk Awards 1
Gohn, Ernest Salisbury, 1922- 1
Gough, Richard, 1735-1809 1
Gregg, William, 1800-1867 1
Guiraud, Alexandre, 1788-1847 1
Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943 1
Hamerik, Asger, 1843-1923 1
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998 1
Hart, Richard, 1908- 1
Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954 1
Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886 1
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 1
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