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Kenneth Lasson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents Collection consists largely of research notes, interview tapes, drafts and correspondence relating to seven of Lasson's books and legal articles. The material dates from 1966 to 1990. The material in this collection relates almost entirely to Lasson's writings, especially his books, and reflects his interest in the interaction between U.S. citizens and their government. Most of the articles appeared in law journals (1985-90) and deal with racism and free speech, racism in higher education,...

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Overview Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...