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The Office of Special Events is responsible for the planning, coordinating and publicizing of most University-sponsored events, as well as events geared toward public relations and community outreach. The records of the Office of Special Events date from 1947 to 2002. The records consist of correspondence and planning materials, as well as publicity information for the sponsored or coordinated events.
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The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son.
Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings...
The formation of the Tudor and Stuart Club was initiated by Sir William Osler and his wife, Lady Grace Osler. Their intention to provide an endowment for these activities was expressed in a letter to Johns Hopkins University President Frank J. Goodnow, dated October 30, 1918. Their endowment provided not only interest bearing securities for the book purchasing and other operations of the Club, it also contributed to their son Edward Revere Osler's personal book collection, about 800 volumes,...
Collection — Box: 1
The collection consists of a mimeographed typescript, "The William Gates Collection," Sections C-G, and contains correspondence between William Gates and General Gildardo Magana about the Mexican revolutionary, E. Zapata. It also includes photos of Mayan inscriptions.