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This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.
Kent Roberts Greenfield (born 1893) was Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University and chief architect of the official United States Army History of World War II. The collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, student notes, student papers, writings and research notes, printed material, and photographs and postcards. The bulk of the material covers his work as an army historian (1942-1945, 1946-1958).
This collection consists of twenty-six letters, and one postcard, exchanged between Paul Bowles and Mark Dery between the dates of May 6th, 1980 and August 19th, 1988. Paul Bowles (1910-1999) was an expatriate artist who lived in Tangier, Morocco; Mark Dery (1959) is an American writer, professor and cultural critic.
This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and financial records dated between 1909 and 1917 relating to Ralph W. E. Beckett's family and service during World War I.
The Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou, or the Friends of Isidore Isou, was organized in 1970s France to assist and support Isidore Isou (1925-2007), founder of Lettrism, an art and literary movement which owed inspiration to Dada and Surrealism. This collection primarily includes the society's earliest correspondence, which documents requests for financial contributions to the newly-formed group, spanning 1970 to 1972.
Soren Lura was a cellist and conductor who also worked for the Library of Congress. His collection consists of 22 letters by Brahms, Sarasate, Richard Strauss, Moscheles, Spohr, Grainger, Wilhelmj, Saint-Saëns, and others, collected by Lili Scholz and given to Lura in 1950. In 2007, Lura's daughters, Donna Fink and Dody Martin, donated the letters to Peabody in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Peabody Archives.
The collection contains letters and postcards from composer Stefans Grové to Peabody music librarian Brad O'Keefe from 1972 to 1974, shortly after Grové had stopped teaching at the Peabody Conservatory and returned to his native South Africa.