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Adamus play collection

Identifier: MS-0372

Franz Adamus, the pseudonym of Ferdinand Bronner, was born in Poland in 1867. The collection consists of four bound plays in typescript written by Franz Adamus, only one of which has been published.

Dates: 1899-1911

Derek Alton Walcott play

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0442

Sir Derek Alton Walcott (1930–2017) was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. This collection is comprised of one unpublished play, "Franklin," by Walcott. The play is in typescript form, 65 pages in length, and believed to date from the 1950s.

Dates: 1950s

Ernst Feise papers

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

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

Henry Carrington Lancaster papers

Identifier: MS-0083

Henry Carrington Lancaster, a scholar and educator in the fields of French literature and history, was born in 1883 in Richmond, Virginia. The collection spans the years 1913-1954 and includes correspondence, a scrapbook, research notes outlining and analyzing the plays of 17th and 18th century French dramatists and the repertoire of the Comedie Francaise, drafts and typescripts, and galley proofs. A large part of the collection is in French.

Dates: 1919-1953

James D. McCabe papers

Identifier: MS-0080

James D. McCabe, Jr. (1842-1883) was a Confederate supporter and a popular writer of more than 30 works including histories, biographies, and plays. The collection consists of letterbooks, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs dating from 1862 to 1881.

Dates: 1862-1881

Johns Hopkins University Maurice Sand collection

Identifier: MS-0495

Jean-Franois-Maurice-Arnauld, Baron Dudevant, better known as Maurice Sand (1823-1889 in Nohant-Vic), was a French illustrator, writer, and playwright. This is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by Maurice Sand.

Dates: 1848-approximately 1880

Johns Hopkins University zine collection

Identifier: MS-0587

A zine is most commonly a small circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images usually reproduced via photocopier. This collection of zines was assembled by curators within Special Collections and were printed between 2007 to 2013.

Dates: 1990 - 2013; Majority of material found within 2007 - 2013

Lancaster French Play collection

Identifier: MS-0320
Scope and Contents The collection (1629-1700) consists of photostats of 28 French plays written or performed in the seventeenth century. The plays are in French and were aquired from libraries in France by Henry Carrington Lancaster, Johns Hopkins professor of French literature, while he was researching and writing A History of French Dramatic Literature in the Seventeenth Century. In the published volumes, Dr. Lancaster notes the locations and the manuscript numbers of the original manuscripts. One other item...
Dates: 1629 - 1700

Loewenberg clipping collection

Identifier: MS-0371

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

"Lucindy on a Diet" by Peggy Reece

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0599
Scope and Contents The 3-page play tells the story of Lucindy and her daughter Ophelia, who are domestic servants in the south. Their employer, Mrs. Gardner, is at church, so Lucindy receives the visit of friend Caroline Johnsing. While having coffee, Lucindy tells Caroline she went to a diet doctor to lose weight after her husband cheated. The doctor prescribed a diet of spinach, dry toast and lean meat, but after almost two weeks her skirt is tighter around the waist than it was before. Lucindy is surprised...
Dates: circa 1920

Manuscript of The Student : a play

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-023
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of the drama written by Bate himself in the style of a printed book with imprint statement: "London : Printed with a pen, by Fredk. Bate, 1838."

Contains amendments and additions in Bate's hand. Also includes some stage instructions. Written on thick paper in an 8vo volume in a contemporary full calf bining, spine fully gilt, lettered "The student," on a red leather label.

Frontispiece portrait of Bate, drawn in pencil by Jackson.

Dates: 1838

Paulene Elenora Myers collection

Identifier: MS-0790

This collection contains materials relating to Paulene Myers, an American actress who was born in 1913 and died in 1996. The collection dates from approximately the 1950s to the 1990s, and includes ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes documenting her career.

Dates: approximately 1950s-1990s

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874 - 2011

Robert Bruce Roulston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0048

Robert Bruce Toulston was a professor of German at Johns Hopkins University for thirty-seven years. Collection consists of condolences, notebooks and notes, bound plays (German, and English translations of Italian), and theater and concert programs from 1908-1953.

Dates: 1908-1953

Spelman Family papers

Identifier: MS-0392

The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

Dates: 1726 - 1972

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