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The collection consists of photographs of Calcutta, India in the early 1940s, a printed map of Calcutta and Howrah, twelve prints of scenes in India, and one informational clipping about Calcutta removed from the Christian Science Monitor (March 1, 1974).
Carl Alfred Jacobson (1876-1952) was a scientist and chief editor of The Encyclopedia of Chemical Reactions from 1946 to 1956. The collection consists of diaries dating from 1899 to 1947 and reprints of publications dating from 1908 to 1930. The diaries form the bulk of the collection.
Charles Mason Remey was an architect, author, and a religious leader of the Baha'i faith. He was born in Burlington, Iowa, May 15, 1874. The collection consists of 154 bound volumes, spanning 1836-1940. In the volumes are personal reminiscences, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, biographical accounts of Mason and Remey family members, and a historical record of the Baha'i faith.
Edwin Litchfield Turnbull (1872-1927) was a musician who helped create both the Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The collection spans the years 1881-1971 and consists of approximately 400 letters, photographs, loose newspaper clippings, juvenile notebooks, and 13 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to musical, social, or other events.
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.
An indenture is a legal contract that reflects a debt or purchase obligation. This collection includes four 19th century English indentures, regarding the settlement of their husbands' wills by their widows. The indentures include the names of the husbands and wives, and the names of witnesses who attest to the existence of the marriages. The contracts are dated from 1866 to 1867.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) was an Alsatian musician, philosopher, physician, missionary, and author. Ernest Bueding was a parasite biochemist and pharmacologist who shared Schweitzer's interest in medicine and music. The collection consists of original manuscript letters of Albert Schweitzer, correspondence of Bueding concerning Schweitzer's work, printed material about Schweitzer, and original and copy photographs of Schweitzer.
Collection consists of a letter (dated 1875) authored by Eugene Frederic Viles, written from Santo Domingo, to his father at Waltham, Massachusetts.