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Kenneth Lasson papers

 Collection
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 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

Margaret Donaldson Boehm papers

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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

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

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

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

Spelman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0392
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

Dates: 1726 - 1972

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

Victoria Lincoln papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0313
Abstract

Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction and journalistic articles born in 1904. The papers consist largely of drafts of her many articles, stories, poems, and novels. The collection spans 1833-1986, with the bulk of the material from 1925-1985.

Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1925-1985

William Churchill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Abstract William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, ...
Dates: 1908-1911

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