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Sir William Brown correspondence to Abbott Lawrence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0717
Abstract Sir William Brown, 1st Baronet DL (1784–1864) was a British merchant and banker, founder of the banking-house of Brown, Shipley & Co. and a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons. He sailed with his father and mother for the United States of America, and at Baltimore, Maryland, where his father continued the linen trade in which he had been engaged in Ireland, received in the counting-house his commercial education. He was known for his philalanthropy, particularly in...
Dates: 1845-1846

Sitwell family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0886
Abstract

The Sitwells were a literary family with a country estate at Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire, England. The collection contains letters, a notebook, photographs, newspaper clippings, and books related to the siblings Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell (1887-1964) and Osbert Sitwell (1892-1969), and their cousin by marriage, Constance Sitwell (1887-1974). The material dates from approximately 1921 to 1962.

Dates: approximately 1921-1962

Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou correspondence

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0739
Abstract

The Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou, or the Friends of Isidore Isou, was organized in 1970s France to assist and support Isidore Isou (1925-2007), founder of Lettrism, an art and literary movement which owed inspiration to Dada and Surrealism. This collection primarily includes the society's earliest correspondence, which documents requests for financial contributions to the newly-formed group, spanning 1970 to 1972.

Dates: 1970 - 1972

Sophie Gay letters to Alexandre Guiraud

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0772
Abstract

This collection is a set of six letters from French author Sophie Gay to French poet Alexandre Guiraud written in 1822. Sophie Gay was a French author born in Paris, France in 1776. Alexandre Guirard was a French poet, dramatic author, and novelist born in Paris, France 1788.

Dates: 1822

Soren Lura correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0006
Abstract

Soren Lura was a cellist and conductor who also worked for the Library of Congress. His collection consists of 22 letters by Brahms, Sarasate, Richard Strauss, Moscheles, Spohr, Grainger, Wilhelmj, Saint-Saëns, and others, collected by Lili Scholz and given to Lura in 1950. In 2007, Lura's daughters, Donna Fink and Dody Martin, donated the letters to Peabody in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Peabody Archives.

Dates: 1829-1931 and undated
Found in: Peabody Archives

Spelman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0392
Abstract

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

Stefans Grové correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PIMS-0054
Abstract

The collection contains letters and postcards from composer Stefans Grové to Peabody music librarian Brad O'Keefe from 1972 to 1974, shortly after Grové had stopped teaching at the Peabody Conservatory and returned to his native South Africa.

Dates: 1972 - 1974
Found in: Peabody Archives

Stephen Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

Tau Beta Pi Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-105
Abstract

The Tau Beta Pi Association is the national engineering honor society. The records of the Maryland Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, a national engineering honor society, span the years 1919 to 1975.These records document the various activities Tau Beta Pi and reflect the relationship between the Maryland Chapter and the National Association, particularly since 1950.

Dates: 1919 - 2010

Ted Marshall letters

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0663
Abstract Edward "Ted" Athelstan Marshall was born Edward Howard Marshall on May 8, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Johns Hopkins University from 1939 to 1943, where he majored in English Literature. Upon commencement, Marshall joined the U.S. Army infantry the same year. He was killed in combat in Europe on November 10, 1944. This bound volume, commissioned by his family, contains circa 2008 reproductions (high-quality scans) and transcriptions of letters from Edward Marshall to his family...
Dates: 1943 - 1944

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Contents A 61 page manuscript item related to black Americana being a typed story written by a woman named Janet Hay Houston. She was a missionary and one of nine children born from Margaret Parks Paxton and noted minister, Samuel Rutherford Houston. "The Flying Brigades" is essentially a story of a missionary who gathers a group of other women to provide Christian outreach to the lumber camps of West Virginia. In lumber camps, the workers referred to itinerant ministers who conducted...
Dates: 1922

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

The Playshop/Theatre Hopkins records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-110
Abstract In November 1921, a group of graduate students and faculty members of the Department of English organized the Homewood Playshop to supplement course work in drama and to present plays not likely to be seen on the professional stage. The records of the Playshop range in date from its inception in 1921 to 1995. Correspondence is fairly complete for several years, but there are gaps. The only other records well represented are programs, which are extensive but not complete from 1921-1951 and...
Dates: 1921-1995

The Roseanne Klass collection on Afghanistan and the Soviet-Afghan War

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0470
Abstract

Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Thomas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0763
Abstract Included is a large group of letters and ephemera from the Thomas family, a family with deep Maryland roots known for its ancestors, politicians John Hanson and John Hanson Thomas. John Hanson (1715-1783) was the first elected President of the United States in Congress Assembled, the first to serve a one-year term under the provisions of the Articles of Confederation. Dr. John Hanson Thomas (1813-1881) was a renowned Maryland legislator arrested during the Civil War for voting for Secession,...
Dates: 1835 - 1976

Thomas S. Cullen letters

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0277
Abstract

Thomas S. Cullen was a graduate of and professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the early 20th century. This collection consists of three letters of Thomas S. Cullen to members of the Johns Hopkins administration written in 1926, 1945, and 1949.

Dates: 1926, 1945, 1949

Tudor and Stuart Club records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-100
Abstract The formation of the Tudor and Stuart Club was initiated by Sir William Osler and his wife, Lady Grace Osler. Their intention to provide an endowment for these activities was expressed in a letter to Johns Hopkins University President Frank J. Goodnow, dated October 30, 1918. Their endowment provided not only interest bearing securities for the book purchasing and other operations of the Club, it also contributed to their son Edward Revere Osler's personal book collection, about 800 volumes,...
Dates: circa 1829-1997

Urban Planning Conferences collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-GAR-023
Scope and Contents The collection (1943) of the Urban Planning Conferences consists of the mimeographed proceedings, newspaper clippings, May to November, 1943, announcements of the printed report from the Johns Hopkins Press, a program outlining the agenda, and invitations from Mrs. John Work Garrett.It is likely the mimeographed report of the Urban Planning Conferences is a copy of the material submitted for the published volume. Michael Rosenauer, Chairman of the Conferences, was responsible for...
Dates: 1943 - 1944

Vernon Lidtke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0571
Abstract

Vernon L. Lidtke (born 1930) was a Johns Hopkins professor of History. Collection consists of material dating from 1948 to 2005, including correspondence (which makes up the bulk of the collection), criticism, and files related to professional speeches and publications.

Dates: 1948-2005

Walter de La Mare letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0285
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written by English poet and novelist, Walter de La Mare to Amy L. Steiner.

Dates: 1953 March 27

Warren S. Torgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0644
Abstract

Dr. Warren S. Torgerson was internationally known for his work in psychological measurement at Johns Hopkins University. The files include primarily experiment notes and data sets, some lecture notes, and some correspondence, dating from 1962 through 1983.

Dates: 1962 - 1983

Wei-Liang Chow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0762
Abstract

Wei-Liang Chow (1911-1995), known as Chow Wei-Liang in the Chinese tradition, was a Johns Hopkins University professor and mathematician, renowned for his breakthroughs in algebraic geometry. This collection includes some of the professional papers of Professor Chow, including typed letters to and from the mathematician, as well as typed, sometimes handwritten, drafts of some of his essays. The papers range from 1948 to 1995, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1946 - 1995

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

William Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0067
Abstract

William Frick was a poet, lawyer, Maryland state senator, and city court judge, and associate judge of the Court of Appeals, and was elected first judge of the Superior Court of Baltimore city in 1851. His papers date from 1833 to 1846 and include correspondence with colleagues in the fields of law and politics, publications, photographs, clippings, and invitations.

Dates: 1833-1846
Found in: Peabody Archives

William H. McClain papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0619
Abstract William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Dates: 1950s-1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1994

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