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Conrad Potter Aiken (1889–1973) was an American writer, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play, and an autobiography. The collection consists of one letter from Conrad Aiken to an unidentified correspondent, January 26, 1969.
Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837 – 1899) was an American archaeologist and ethnologist. Collection consists of one letter (undated) from Brinton to "P."
José Robles Pazos was an Associate Professor of Spanish at Johns Hopkins University born in 1897 and shot as a traitor by the Spanish Republican Government in February of 1937. The collection spans the years 1929-1940 and consists of correspondence regarding Robles' arrest, a contract for the Spanish translation of 13 books by H.L. Mencken, and two life insurance policies.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 - October 19, 1950) was an American lyrical poet and playwright and the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Collection consists of a one page letter containing a 14-line handwritten poem. An envelope is included and post-marked in New York in 1954, four years after the author's death.
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.
Dwight David Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas in 1890 and died in 1969. he was the 34th President of the United States. The collection, 1948-1979, consists of nearly 180 holographic letters written by Dwight D. Eisenhower and recieved by his personal friends, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Slater, from November 1948 until March 1969. Letters and other materials from Mamie Eisenhower to the Slaters number 114 items and date from October 1950 to November 1979.
Collection consists of two letters written (August 23, 1861 and October 28, 1861) to Johnny Wilde in Selma, Alabama from Emile Bailey in Wilmington, North Carolina at the outbreak of the American Civil War.
This collection contains items regarding the "Badianus Manuscipt," of which Emmart wrote a translation and commentary.