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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

Jorge Guillén writings and letters to Nancy Palmer Wardropper

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0203
Abstract

Jorge Guillén y Alvarez was a Spanish poet as well as a university teacher, scholar and literary critic. The collection consists of writings and outgoing letters spanning 1957-1984.

Dates: 1957-1984

Jorge Luis Borges “Elementos de preceptiva” proofs

 Collection — Box: BW-1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0956
Scope and Contents Early proofs for Jorge Luis Borges’ essay “Elementos de preceptiva,” which was first published in Sur Year III, No. 7, April 1933 and later reprinted in several collections of Borges’ work. In the essay, Borges analyzes four passages in verse, including a close reading of a line from Paradise Lost, “El estudio de la venganza, el odio inmortal,” and a stanza from e.e. cummings. In the section in which he examines cummings, the proofs contain...
Dates: 1933

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

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

 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

Loewenberg clipping collection

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Identifier: MS-0371
Abstract

Dr. Alfred Loewenberg (1902-1949) was an author and bibliographer. The Loewenberg Clipping Collection consists of articles removed from German newspapers, 1880-1930. All items are written in German. The clippings are largely reviews and critiques of theatrical productions, playwrights, and literary events of the period.

Dates: 1880-1930

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

 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

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

Maria Jolas obituary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0462
Abstract

Maria Jolas (1893–1987) was one of the founding members of the international literary journal transition in Paris with her husband Eugene Jolas. The collection consists of an obituary for the writer, Maria Jolas, from 1987.

Dates: 1987

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 Angus Wilson letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0316
Abstract

Sir Angus Wilson (1913-1991) was an English novelist and short story writer. The collection consists of three hand-written letters mostly discussing literary matters; the letters date from 1954, 1961, and 1970.

Dates: 1954, 1961, 1970

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

Nassau William Senior papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-012
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the holographic diary of English economist and author, Nassau William Senior. The diary, written between September 1 and October 23, 1862, formed one segment of Senior's travel diaries, later published as Journals, Conversations and Essays related to Ireland in 1868. The published edition covers the period 1852-1862. Corrections have been made in the manuscript, most likely by the persons in conversation with Senior, and...
Dates: 1862

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

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 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

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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 2
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 2
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Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 2
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Sand, George, 1804-1876 2
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Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 2
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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 2
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Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916 2
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Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915 1
Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835-1902 1
Adamus, Franz, 1867-1948 1
Adler, Betty, 1918-1973 1
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Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973 1
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Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
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