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Alexandre Dumas handwritten note to François Buloz

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0733
Abstract Alexandre Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer. Many of his historical novels of high adventure were originally published as serials, including The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. Alexandre Dumas, fils (1824-1895) was a French writer and dramatist, best known for Camille (a.k.a. The Lady of the...
Dates: undated, 1894

Charles Southward Singleton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0192
Abstract

Charles Southward Singleton (1909-1985) was professor of Hispanic and Italian studies at The Johns Hopkins University. Collection is largely research notes dealing with Singleton's later work with some correspondence, family photographs, and awards.

Dates: 1919-1985

Don Cameron Allen author letter collection

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Identifier: MS-0008
Abstract

Don Cameron Allen was a writer and professor at Johns Hopkins University. The collection spans the years 1948-1972 and consists of approximately 85 letters, mostly from well known writers.

Dates: 1949-1972

Elliott Coleman papers

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Identifier: MS-0013
Abstract

Elliott Coleman founded the Department of Writing, Speech and Drama at Johns Hopkins University in September 1946, the predecessor to The Writing Seminars. The collection consist of correspondence, manuscript poems, printed materials, and photographs. It spans the years 1932 to 1980 with the bulk of the material from 1978-1979.

Dates: 1932-1980

Ernst Feise papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0144
Scope and Contents The collection consists of research and/or lecture notes in Feise's handwriting concerning approximately 300 major German literary figures of the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The notes are filed alphabetically by author, and for most of them Feise provides biographical details and and analysis of the works of each author. The papers have no dates with the exception of a few pages which are dated in the early 1940s, but Feise probably compiled the material between the mid-1930s and...
Dates: 1884-1996

Florence Lewis Speare lectures

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0102
Abstract

Florence Lewis Speare (1886-1965) was a playwright and lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of 28 lectures on contemporary American and English drama presented by Speare at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1920 to 1921, and well as some biographical information dating to 1967.

Dates: 1920-1921, 1967

Fontane-Pietsch collection

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Identifier: MS-0077
Abstract

Ludwig Pietsch (1824–1911), a German critic, and Theodor Fontane (1819–1898), a German writer, maintained a long friendship. The Fontane-Pietsch collection consist of photographs, newspaper clippings and letters from 1845-approximately 1898. There is also an article describing the Fontane-Pietsch correspondence dated 1977. The collection is in German, though some English translations have been made.

Dates: 1845-approximately 1898, 1977

George Boas papers

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Identifier: MS-0010
Abstract

George Boas (1891 – 1980) was a Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. The collection spans the years from 1920 to 1980, and consists of articles, correspondence, notebooks, reprints, short stories, and speeches.

Dates: 1920-1980

H.L. Mencken letters to Robert Loveman

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0527
Abstract

A collection of 16 letters written from H. L. Mencken to Robert Loveman. Mencken touches on issues such as Germany and World War I, beer, lyric poetry, and the Mexican revolution.

Dates: 1911-1920

J. M. Lalley papers

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Identifier: MS-0199
Abstract

Joseph Michael Lalley (1896-1980) was a literary critic and conservative author.

Dates: 1895-1981

Jacques Barzun papers

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Identifier: MS-0501
Abstract The collection consists of approximately 250 letters written to Joan Peyser by Jacques Barzun, as well as edits that Barzun made on five of Peyser's New York Times articles for the purpose of inclusion in her book, The Music of Our Time: Collected Essays and Articles. Most of the letteres reflect Barzun's relationship with Peyser as her mentor and editor. The correspondence often includes clipping of articles by Barzun and others, as well as invitations to...
Dates: 1970 - 2007

John Ayers papers

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Identifier: MS-0221
Abstract

John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Dates: 1761-1802

Johns Hopkins University Dashiell Hammett collection

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Identifier: MS-0748
Abstract

Samuel Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. The items in this artificially-assembled collection were created by or are related to Hammett and his literary career. The holding spans 1942 to 1943.

Dates: 1942 - 1943

Kemp Malone papers

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Identifier: MS-0129
Abstract

Kemp Malone was a medievalist, philologist, etymologist, authority on Chaucer, and Professor of English Literature at Johns Hopkins University for over 30 years. The papers span the period 1913-1975 and contain drafts, typescripts, proofs, research notes, notebooks, lectures, reprints and news clippings.

Dates: 1913-1975

Larzer Ziff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0639
Abstract

Professor Larzer Ziff became the Caroline Donovan Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University in 1981. He served as chair of the Department of English from 1991 to 1995. This collection consists of the professional and teaching files of Larzer Ziff from the 1960s to 2008. The collection primarily includes course materials, conference papers, and his writings, both published and unpublished.

Dates: 1960s-2008

Loewenberg clipping collection

 Collection
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

Pierre Restany letters and postcards

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Identifier: MS-1010
Abstract

This collection contains letters and postcards sent to French art critic and theorist Pierre Restany by his friends Roman Cieślewicz, Alina Szapocznikow, Szapocznikow's son Piotr Stanisławski, and other artists and friends.

Dates: 1969 - 1977

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

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Identifier: MS-0421
Abstract

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1890s-early 2000s

Richard Macksey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0907
Abstract This collection is made up of the papers, letters, photographs, manuscripts, and other ephemera collected by Professor Richard Macksey (1931-2019), who worked in what is now the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute and The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University from 1958 until his formal retirement in 2010. Because of Macksey’s personal interests and his professional work, the time range of the documents is quite wide. The range goes from 1653 to 2009, with most of the dates clustering...
Dates: 1652 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1953 - 2009

Saul collection of theater programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0224
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four series, spanning the years from the 1950's through the 1980's. The series are theatrical performances, symphony, opera, and dance. The playbills, programs, and souvenir programs which form the collection reflect the major stage productions of drama, musical comedy, dance, opera, and the symphony for that period. Most of the collection is from American stages but European cities of London, Paris, and Dublin are represented.Over 250 Playbills from New...
Dates: 1951-1989

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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Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981 1
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De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
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Doub, George Cochran 1
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Gianturco, Elio, 1900- 1
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Glaser, Kurt, 1914- 1
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Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863 1
Grímur Jónsson Thorkelín, 1752-1829 1
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Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992 1
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