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Abstract Arthur Oncken Lovejoy (October 10, 1873 – December 30, 1962) was an American philosopher and intellectual historian, who founded the discipline known as the history of ideas with his book The Great Chain of Being (1936). The papers of Arthur O. Lovejoy span the years 1872 to 1963 and include correspondence, manuscript notes for lectures, notebooks, diaries, newspaper clippings, reports, speeches, photographs, drafts, typescripts, galley proofs, and books owned and...
Dates: 1872-1963; 1872 - 1963
Abstract Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (October 23, 1831 – January 9, 1924), was a "classicist and Confederate apologist" (David Lupher and Elizabeth Vandiver, "Yankee She-Men and Octoroon Electra: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve on Slavery, Race, and Abolition," 320), and one of the first faculty members hired at the founding of Johns Hopkins University in 1876. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographic data, diaries, notes, notebooks, drafts, published and unpublished...
Dates: 1820-1953; Majority of material found in 1847-1924
Herbert Spencer Jennings (1868-1947) was an American zoologist, geneticist, and eugenicist. The collection spans the years between 1893-1945 and includes correspondence, reprints, manuscript lecture notes, and biological drawings.
Scope and Contents Dr. Lynch's papers consist of correspondence, commonplace books, diaries, reminiscences, and travel journals.The correspondence dates from l9l0 to l947 and has about 500 items.The bulk of the letters are between Ruth Stocking and Vernon Lynch from l9l5 to their marriage in l918. Ruth's letters detail her teaching at Agnes Scott College, Wells College, and the Carnegie Institute. The letters also discuss her attempts to get new teaching or research positions. These letters are...