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Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.
Collection — Box: 1
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The scrapbook (1914) which forms this collection was assembled by Baltimore judge, Emory Hamilton Niles. Many of the items in the scrapbook are in German and reflect a brief but significant few months, July to November, in 1914. The scrapbook contains tickets, postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings collected in Europe prior to and immediately following the outbreak of World War I. Tickets and photographs in the scrapbook indicate that Niles traveled from London to...