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Anna Melissa Graves papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0633
Overview Anna Melissa Graves (born 1875) was a writer, teacher, and activist with the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. This collection consists of typed and hand-written letters, broadsides, and publications dating from 1922-1968.

Broadside advertising London exhibition of engraved plates depicting Jean-Baptiste Wicar's Florentine art

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0757
Overview The headline of the broadside declares the exhibition of: "Pictures, Statues, Basso Relievos, and Engraved Stones, of the Gallery of Florence, and the Pitti Palace, Engraved under the Direction of Mr. Lacombe, Painter, from the Drawings of Mr. Wicar; a Work dedicated To His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Tuscany." The advertisement was printed in approximately 1800. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Wicar (1762-1834) was a French Neoclassical painter and art collector. There is no historical information...

Johns Hopkins University Langston Hughes collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0799
Overview This is an artificially assembled collection of printed manuscript materials selected by the curators of Special Collections, centered on the musical, theatrical, and public speaking careers of Langston Hughes. Hughes was an American poet, novelist, playwright, columnist, social thinker and activist, and leading figure in New York City's Harlem Renaissance. The collection spans from 1927 to 1999, with the bulk of it dating from 1936 to 1967.