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A manuscript account of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back

 Collection — Box: BW-9
Identifier: MS-0523
Abstract

A manuscript account (written in 1818) of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back, with a brief description of the former city, and a more lengthy, detailed discussion of the latter. Signed by "Rustic."

Dates: 1818

Arthur Oncken Lovejoy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0038
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

Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0005
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consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographic data, diaries, notes, notebooks, drafts, published and unpublished...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

Canby A. Alexander diary

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0723
Abstract This diary was started by Canby A. Alexander in January 1883, when he was 10 years old and living in Cecil County, Maryland. At 10, Alexander was no longer enrolled in school but instead was occupied with the family farm and the comings and goings of his extended family, neighbors and friends. The Alexanders may have been descendants of Robert Alexander, once a delegate to the Continental Congress, who later defected to the Royal Navy. His estate became the town of Elkton, Maryland. Canby...
Dates: 1883, 1895-1896

Carl Alfred Jacobson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0449
Abstract

Carl Alfred Jacobson (1876-1952) was a scientist and chief editor of The Encyclopedia of Chemical Reactions from 1946 to 1956. The collection consists of diaries dating from 1899 to 1947 and reprints of publications dating from 1908 to 1930. The diaries form the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1899 - 1947

Daniel Coit Gilman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0001
Scope and Contents note The papers document Gilman's wide-ranging interests especially his travels in Europe and work as attaché in St. Petersburg (1854-1855), his years (1855-1858) at Yale, and his presidencies of the University of California (1872-1875) and the Johns Hopkins University (1876-1902)Gilman's correspondence contains a number of letters from prominent, contemporary educators, scientists, politicians, and literary figures. The collection includes a large number of photographs of Gilman's...
Dates: 1773-1942

Elisabeth Gilman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0235
Abstract

Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.

Dates: 1872-1949

Elizabeth Daum diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0162
Abstract

This collection consists of the diary of Elizabeth Daum, which provides an account of her trip to Europe by ocean liner, July to October, 1926. Elizabeth Daum resided in Scranton, PA in 1926. Her travel diary indicates she was an unmarried, young adult who made a trans-Atlantic crossing to Europe in 1926. Other biographical information of Elizabeth Daum has not been found.

Dates: 1926 July 10-October 14

Erna Magnus papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0042
Abstract

Erna Magnus was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1896, and was an author and educator in both Germany and the United States. The collection consists of two items: a typescript manuscript of Magnus's study, "Gainfully Employed Women in Chicago," (1943) and a travel diary written in German describing a trip to Germany, July 15-August 28, 1974.

Dates: 1943, 1974

Frank Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0066
Abstract

Frank Frick was a Baltimore businessman and supporter of the arts. His papers include a family scrapbook and six volumes of his personal travel diary from 1860 to 1909.

Dates: 1860-1909
Found in: Peabody Archives

French prisoner of war journal from World War II titled "La Dernière Heure" ["The Last Hour"]

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0771
Abstract

This collection includes three issues of a prisoner of war camp journal titled "La Dernière Heure," created in April, May, and July of 1943 by French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar.

Dates: 1943 April-July

Gilbert V. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0620
Abstract A native of Baltimore, Gilbert V. Levin obtained his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1947 and his M.S. in Sanitary Engineering in 1948, and received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 1963. He is the founder of Spherix Inc., and the principal investigator of the Mars Viking Mission Labeled Release Experiment. This collection of his papers represents Levin’s professional scientific career, including correspondence with colleagues, the pursuit of over 50...
Dates: 1950-2009

Guinilda Ethelia Mummey commonplace books

 Collection — Box: BW-11
Identifier: MS-0512
Abstract

The collection consists of two handwritten journals spanning the years 1825 to 1828. The journals belonged to Guinilda Ethelia Mummey, mother of author and editor Edward Spencer.

Dates: 1825-1828

Handwritten manuscript diary of an upstate New York Black woman

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0607
Scope and Contents 1928 handwritten manuscript diary of an upstate New York hardworking Black woman:This 'single entry ledger' was probably used as an accouting type book for the first 74 pages, which were then excised and the book was turned into a journal starting on page 75. It has a total of 113 pages in pencil running from March 29 through December 19, 1928. The author is believed to be an African- American woman belonging to 'Harry Family House' in Montgomery, Orange County, New York. She is...
Dates: 1928 March-December

Harry Fielding Reid papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0367
Abstract

Harry Fielding Reid was professor of geology at Johns Hopkins University and a geologist known for his contributions in the fields of seismology and glaciology. The collection consists of a small group of his professional writings and correspondence, personal items, reprints, and a large selection of photographs and negatives spanning 1894-1944.

Dates: 1894 - 1944

Hopkins Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0078
Abstract

Johns Hopkins (1795-1873) was a highly successful Baltimore merchant and philanthropist. He left much of his wealth to found a university and hospital in Baltimore. This collection contains manuscripts, photographs and printed material by or about Johns Hopkins and his ancestors, 1743-2005.

Dates: 1714 - 2005

Hugh L. Dryden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0147
Abstract

These papers consist of writings, diaries, printed material, photographs, and correspondence relating to NASA administrator and Johns Hopkins University alumnus Hugh L. Dryden's personal and professional life. Also included are his student work, diaries, sermons, awards, and honorary degrees. The overall collection spans from 1908 to 1966.

Dates: 1908-1966

J. P. Piquette journal

 Collection — Box: BW-9
Identifier: MS-0521
Abstract

Manuscript natural history journal recording ecological observations in Baltimore, fom February 11, 1899 to March 17, 1901. Also includes Baltimore and suburban history.

Dates: 1899-1901

James Morrison Arnell journal

 Collection — Box: BW-11
Identifier: MS-0507
Abstract

This collection consists of a Journal of a tour through the middle and southern United States from December 7, 1822 to June 25, 1823. The journal is an account of the first large-scale missionary effort to convert American Jews to Christianity.

Dates: 1822 December 7 - 1823 June 25

Janney-White family papers

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Identifier: MS-0572
Abstract

The Janney-White family papers primarily contain material related to Johns Hopkins's great-nephew Richard Janney White (1867-1929), his parents Jane Janney and Francis White (1825-1904), and their immediate and extended families.

Dates: 1796, 1840s-1942

Jean Evans Walter writings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0472
Abstract

Jean Evans Walter was born in Baltimore in 1920. Walter made a career working in insurance sales and adjustments, yet he attempted to become politically involved in 1970 by running for a seat on the Prince George’s County Council. This collection primarily consists of Walter's works of fiction, with materials concentrated into two time periods: from 1937-1957, and 1970-1971.

Dates: 1937-1957; 1970-1971; 1991

John Ayers papers

 Collection
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

John Martin Vincent papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0032
Abstract

John Martin Vincent (1857-1939) years was a Professor of European History at Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files, and personal materials ranging in date from 1881 to 1925. The bulk of the material is correspondence dating from 1900-1910.

Dates: 1881-1925

John Pendleton Kennedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0058
Abstract

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) was an author, politician, lawyer, and original trustee of the Peabody Institute. The John Pendleton Kennedy papers, 1812-1896, contain correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and other documents related to Kennedy's varied personal and professional interests, including documents related to the founding and early years of the Peabody Institute.

Dates: 1812-1890
Found in: Peabody Archives

John Weatherburn collection

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract

John Weatherburn was born in the village of Kenton, England, April 23, 1750 and immigrated to the United States in 1772. The collection consists of a diary, letterbook, daybook, and two journals of Baltimore merchant, John Weatherburn ranging from 1766-1816.

Dates: 1766-1816

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