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This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.
José Robles Pazos was a Spanish academic and left-wing activist who was born in 1897 and died in 1937. The collection includes administrative records concerning José Robles Pazos' career at Johns Hopkins University, and a letter from Michael Gold. The date ranges from approximately 1920-1930.
Letter from Joseph Hopkinson, author of "Hail, Columbia!" to Abraham Walton, 1797 November 26.
Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.
Junius Griffin was an African-American journalist born in Stonega, Virginia on January 13th, 1929. The papers contain news clippings, photographs, and documents spanning 1955-1977.
Kent D. Currie was an expert of printing and typography who lived in Baltimore, Maryland. The bulk of the collection is formed by Currie's collection of type samples. It includes brochures from Europe, in particular Holland and United States, with a significant attention to Baltimorean type designers. Noteworthy is also Currie's correspondence. The papers span the 1920s to 1950s.
Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.
Professor Larzer Ziff became the Caroline Donovan Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University in 1981. He served as chair of the Department of English from 1991 to 1995. This collection consists of the professional and teaching files of Larzer Ziff from the 1960s to 2008. The collection primarily includes course materials, conference papers, and his writings, both published and unpublished.
Laurence Hall Fowler (1876-1971) was a prominent Baltimore architect. This collection consists of approximately 50 letters written between 1613 and 1925 by famous architects, primarily English.