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Johns Hopkins University Dashiell Hammett collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0748
Abstract

Samuel Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. The items in this artificially-assembled collection were created by or are related to Hammett and his literary career. The holding spans 1942 to 1943.

Dates: 1942 - 1943

Johns Hopkins University Paul Robeson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0674
Abstract Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...
Dates: 1924-1978

Screenplays portraying Asian and Asian American characters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0778
Abstract

This collection consists of film scripts that closely follow the depiction of Asian characters in Hollywood film history. It includes drafts, revisions, and final shooting scripts of film screenplays dating from 1929-2003. The scripts illustrate portrayals of Asians by Caucasian actors, as well as Asian American actors.

Dates: 1929-2003