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Charles Alphonso Smith papers

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030052298]
Identifier: MS-0050
Overview C. Alphonso Smith (1864 – 1924) was an American Professor of English, college dean, philologist, and folklorist. The collection consists largely of clippings from newspapers and periodical regarding the English language and the introduction of slang words used by the military, ranging from 1905-1923.

John Dos Passos collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0780
Overview This small collection contains photographs, a calling card, and letters relating to American novelist John Dos Passos (1896-1970). Included in the collection is a letter from Dos Passos to Spanish academic José Robles regarding Robles' translation of Dos Passos' novel Manhattan Transfer into Spanish. The papers range from approximately 1899 to 1922.

Johns Hopkins University Department of English records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-04-130
Overview The records of the Department of English range in date from 1895 to 1986, and 2014 to 2015. Graduate student records comprise the bulk of the material, but there are also early seminar minutes, some relatively recent faculty records, and a few files relating to administrative matters and the curriculum.

Kemp Malone papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0129
Overview Kemp Malone was a medievalist, philologist, etymologist, world 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.

Robert Bridges letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0255
Overview Robert Seymour Bridges was an author and founder of the Society of Pure English. This collection contains four letters from Bridges to "Professor Bright" [James Bright] discussing the formation of the Society.

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