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Georg Hans Bhawani Luck (1926-2013) was a Swiss classicist known for his studies of magical beliefs and practices in the Classical world. For over twenty years he was a professor at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. This collection includes the professional papers of Luck, primarily typewritten speeches, annotated drafts of his writings, and some correspondence and research notes. The papers span from 1948 to the 2010s.
Herbert Baldwin Foster was born on November 12, 1874 in Amherst, Massachusetts. In 1905, he completed the first English translation of Cassius Dio Cocceianus's history of Rome. The collection consists of five folders. Two of them contain a manuscript of, most likely, Foster's presentation to the Philological Seminar in 1900 on the deus ex machina in Euripides's plays.
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 The collection primarily includes course materials, conference papers, and his writings, both published and unpublished.
The collection contains Raymond Cunningham's history notes and manuscripts pertaining to the biography of Herbert Baxter Adams. This collection has not been processed.
Sumner Chilton Powell (born 1924) was an author and historian. The collection consists largely of research material related to the history of New England, including maps, photographs, microfilm, statistics, and photostats of records and legal documents, from 1948 to 1973.