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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.
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This small collection gives a glimpse of the literary life of Baltimore in the late nineteenth century. Francese Turnbull was an author and patron of the arts. This collection is not her complete papers but deals with two of her interests: the patronage of Sidney Lanier and her membership in the Woman's Literary Club of Baltimore. The material on Lanier briefly describes the Turnbull's friendship with Sidney and Mary Day Lanier and details some of the activities the...
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Two poets, Lizette Woodworth Reese and John Banister Tabb, are represented in the Maryland Poets Collection. Both writers were closely associated with Baltimore and had formed friendships with persons affiliated with Hopkins. The bulk of the collection consists of clippings from newspapers related to Miss Reese and Father Tabb. The largest group is about Miss Reese; only one folder contains Father Tabb items.The articles (1915-1947) about Miss Reese were removed from Baltimore...
Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.
1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912