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Berbice plantation collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0519
Abstract

The Berbice plantation collection consists of eight letters written by Hugh McCalmot, all concerning McCalmot's plantations in Berbice in modern day Guyana, South America dating 1809-1840.

Dates: 1809-1840

John Pendleton Kennedy letter to the National Intelligencer newspaper

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0716
Abstract

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a politician (elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1838) and writer with strong ties to the South. This collection includes a public letter which elucidates Kennedy's dialogue as an apologist for slavery on the one hand, and the views of famed anti-slavery activist, Lewis Tappan, on the other. The correspondence was written on March 5, 1850.

Dates: 1850 March 5

Johns Hopkins University Latin American collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0737
Abstract

This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript materials acquired by Special Collections curators, relating to Latin American history and spanning from the 18th to early 20th century.

Dates: 1759 - 1913

Paulene Elenora Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0790
Abstract

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

Willie Lee Rose papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0905
Abstract

Professional and personal papers of Willie Lee Rose, a historian of the Civil War and the Reconstruction era and faculty member in the history department at Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 1944-2014

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