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Ted Marshall letters

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0663
Abstract Edward "Ted" Athelstan Marshall was born Edward Howard Marshall on May 8, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Johns Hopkins University from 1939 to 1943, where he majored in English Literature. Upon commencement, Marshall joined the U.S. Army infantry the same year. He was killed in combat in Europe on November 10, 1944. This bound volume, commissioned by his family, contains circa 2008 reproductions (high-quality scans) and transcriptions of letters from Edward Marshall to his family...
Dates: 1943 - 1944

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Contents A 61 page manuscript item related to black Americana being a typed story written by a woman named Janet Hay Houston. She was a missionary and one of nine children born from Margaret Parks Paxton and noted minister, Samuel Rutherford Houston. "The Flying Brigades" is essentially a story of a missionary who gathers a group of other women to provide Christian outreach to the lumber camps of West Virginia. In lumber camps, the workers referred to itinerant ministers who conducted...
Dates: 1922

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

The Playshop/Theatre Hopkins records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-110
Abstract In November 1921, a group of graduate students and faculty members of the Department of English organized the Homewood Playshop to supplement course work in drama and to present plays not likely to be seen on the professional stage. The records of the Playshop range in date from its inception in 1921 to 1995. Correspondence is fairly complete for several years, but there are gaps. The only other records well represented are programs, which are extensive but not complete from 1921-1951 and...
Dates: 1921-1995

The Roseanne Klass collection on Afghanistan and the Soviet-Afghan War

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0470
Abstract

Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Thomas F. Eagleton papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0292
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two letters from Thomas Eagleton to E. C. Goodall regarding his lecture at Hopkins on September 26, 1972; two newspaper clippings; and a typescript of the lecture.

Dates: 1972

Thomas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0763
Abstract Included is a large group of letters and ephemera from the Thomas family, a family with deep Maryland roots known for its ancestors, politicians John Hanson and John Hanson Thomas. John Hanson (1715-1783) was the first elected President of the United States in Congress Assembled, the first to serve a one-year term under the provisions of the Articles of Confederation. Dr. John Hanson Thomas (1813-1881) was a renowned Maryland legislator arrested during the Civil War for voting for Secession,...
Dates: 1835 - 1976

Thomas Gresham Machen papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0036
Abstract

Thomas Gresham Machen (born 1886) was an architect and book collector. The collection consists of clippings of Baltimore newspapers from 1859, correspondence from 1909 and 1945 relating to rare books, and an undated biographical sketch of Maryland colonial settler, Margaret Brent.

Dates: 1859, 1909, 1945, undated

Thomas S. Cullen letters

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0277
Abstract

Thomas S. Cullen was a graduate of and professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the early 20th century. This collection consists of three letters of Thomas S. Cullen to members of the Johns Hopkins administration written in 1926, 1945, and 1949.

Dates: 1926, 1945, 1949

Tudor and Stuart Club records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-100
Abstract The formation of the Tudor and Stuart Club was initiated by Sir William Osler and his wife, Lady Grace Osler. Their intention to provide an endowment for these activities was expressed in a letter to Johns Hopkins University President Frank J. Goodnow, dated October 30, 1918. Their endowment provided not only interest bearing securities for the book purchasing and other operations of the Club, it also contributed to their son Edward Revere Osler's personal book collection, about 800 volumes,...
Dates: circa 1829-1997

Vernon Lidtke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0571
Abstract

Vernon L. Lidtke (born 1930) was a Johns Hopkins professor of History. Collection consists of material dating from 1948 to 2005, including correspondence (which makes up the bulk of the collection), criticism, and files related to professional speeches and publications.

Dates: 1948-2005

Victor Lowe collection of Alfred North Whitehead materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0282
Abstract

Alfred North Whitehead was an English mathematician and philosopher born on the Isle of Thanet in 1861. The bulk of the collection is formed by correspondence between some members of the Whitehead family: Alfred North Whitehead, his wife Evelyn Willoughby-Wade Whitehead, their son T. North Whitehead, and their daughter-in-law Margaret Whitehead dating from the 1920s-1940s.

Dates: 1899-1949; Majority of material found within 1924-1939

Villa Spelman records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-04-290
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins Center for Italian Studies at Villa Spelman was established in the early 1970s in accordance with the bequest of Leolyn and Timothy Mather Spelman. The property was sold by the university in September 2008. This collection consists of records of the Villa Spelman from 1961 to 2009; the bulk of the material dates from 1980 to 2000.

Dates: 1961 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Vincent DeMarco papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0493
Abstract

Vincent DeMarco was an American advocate for handgun control and assault weapons bans, tobacco taxes, and universal health care born on May 23, 1957 in Trevico, Italy. The collection includes business correspondence, research, polls, newspaper articles, pictures, advertising tools, and video and cassette tapes from 1980-1998.

Dates: 1980-1998

W. Edwin Moffett papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0148
Abstract

W. Edwin Moffett (1871-1957) was a double bass player in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and other Baltimore area music ensembles. The W. Edwin Moffett papers, approximately 1889-1953, contain correspondence, programs, and other documents related to Moffett's activities as a musician.

Dates: 1889 - 1953
Found in: Peabody Archives

Walter de La Mare letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0285
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written by English poet and novelist, Walter de La Mare to Amy L. Steiner.

Dates: 1953 March 27

Walter Summer papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0122
Abstract Walter Summer (1923-2015) was a composer, writer, artist, and art exhibitor. He graduated in 1947 with a Bachelor of Science from Johns Hopkins and a Bachelor of Music and certificate in Harmony from the Peabody Conservatory. Summer wrote music, poetry, and prose throughout his adult life, often under the pen name Walter Summer d'Eté. His works were never published. In the 1990s he created computer-generated visual art and prepared computer-engraved scores of his earlier compositions. The...
Dates: 1940 - 2005
Found in: Peabody Archives

Warren S. Torgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0644
Abstract

Dr. Warren S. Torgerson was internationally known for his work in psychological measurement at Johns Hopkins University. The files include primarily experiment notes and data sets, some lecture notes, and some correspondence, dating from 1962 through 1983.

Dates: 1962 - 1983

Wei-Liang Chow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0762
Abstract

Wei-Liang Chow (1911-1995), known as Chow Wei-Liang in the Chinese tradition, was a Johns Hopkins University professor and mathematician, renowned for his breakthroughs in algebraic geometry. This collection includes some of the professional papers of Professor Chow, including typed letters to and from the mathematician, as well as typed, sometimes handwritten, drafts of some of his essays. The papers range from 1948 to 1995, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1946 - 1995

William Bullock Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0098
Abstract

William Bullock Clark was an American geologist born in Brattleboro, Vermont on December 15, 1860. The papers consist of correspondence, invoices, and a scrapbook spanning 1888-1925.

Dates: 1888-1925

William F. Lucas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0057
Abstract

William F. Lucas and family owned the Lucas Bros. printing and stationery business in Baltimore in the 19th century. The Lucas family papers include correspondence, diaries, financial documents, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to the family and their business, including writing books by William F. Lucas' daughter, Bertha E. Lucas, and papers related to William's brother, art collector George A. Lucas.

Dates: 1839-1940
Found in: Peabody Archives

William Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0067
Abstract

William Frick was a poet, lawyer, Maryland state senator, and city court judge, and associate judge of the Court of Appeals, and was elected first judge of the Superior Court of Baltimore city in 1851. His papers date from 1833 to 1846 and include correspondence with colleagues in the fields of law and politics, publications, photographs, clippings, and invitations.

Dates: 1833-1846
Found in: Peabody Archives

William H. McClain papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0619
Abstract William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Dates: 1950s-1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1994

William Hand Browne papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0011
Abstract

Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.

Dates: 1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912

William Henry Rinehart papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0135
Abstract William Henry Rinehart (1825-1874) was a sculptor from Maryland whose estate led to the creation of the Rinehart Fund for artists, administered by the Peabody Institute. The William Henry Rinehart papers, 1858-1903, contain materials from Rinehart and from the trustees of his estate. A bound volume of correspondence contains letters to and from Rinehart and correspondence among his trustees, most notably William T. Walters, John W. Paine, and William H. Herriman. Additional papers of...
Dates: 1858-1892 and 1903
Found in: Peabody Archives

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Johns Hopkins University. Department of English 4
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Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870 4
Malone, Kemp, 1889-1971 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Francis Delano), 1882-1945 4
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 4
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 3
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 3
Bloomfield, Maurice, 1855-1928 3
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Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 3
Collitz, Hermann, 1855-1935 3
Collitz, Klara Hechtenberg, 1863-1944 3
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 3
Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953 3
Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954 3
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 3
Jennings, H. S. (Herbert Spencer), 1868-1947 3
Johns Hopkins University. School of Engineering 3
Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989 3
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 3
Miller, Charles William Emil, 1863-1934 3
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 3
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 3
Robles Pazos, José, 1897-1937 3
Sand, George, 1804-1876 3
Smyth, Herbert Weir, 1857-1937 3
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 3
Tabb, John B. (John Banister), 1845-1909 3
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
Wilson, Robert, 1922-2016 3
Albright, William Foxwell, 1891-1971 2
Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943 2
Baltimore Museum of Art 2
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 2
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 2
Barth, John, 1930- 2
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922 2
Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965 2
Boulanger, Nadia 2
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 2
Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930 2
Brown, George William, 1812-1890 2
Brown, Lloyd A. (Lloyd Arnold), 1907-1966 2
Bruce, William Cabell, 1860-1946 2
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922 2
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 2
Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921 2
Claire, William F. 2
Clark, William Bullock, 1860-1917 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Coleman, Elliott, 1906-1980 2
Cox, Richard Threlkeld, 1898-1991 2
Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 2
Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876 2
Davis, William Morris, 1850-1934 2
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Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 2
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Elliott, A. Marshall, 1844-1910 2
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 2
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 2
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Hall, G. Stanley (Granville Stanley), 1844-1924 2
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Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943 2
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Hopkins, Edward Washburn, 1857-1932 2
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 2
Jacobsen, Josephine, 1908- 2
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