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Basil Toutorsky (1896-1989), a Russian pianist and composer, taught music in Washington, D.C., for over 50 years. Born into nobility in Russia, Toutorsky fought for the White Russian forces in World War I and fled to the United States in the 1920s. He established the Toutorsky Academy of Music in Washington, where he gave private lessons and composed music from 1937 until his death in 1989. His collection includes personal papers and photographs relating to his life and career.
The Carrollton Viaduct, located over Gwynns Falls near Carroll Park in Baltimore, Maryland, was the first stone masonry bridge built for railroad use in the United States. Collection consists of pages from the Citizens and Farmer's Almanac, July 1830, describing the Carrollton Viaduct.
C. Alphonso Smith (1864 – 1924) was an American Professor of English, college dean, philologist, and folklorist. The collection consists largely of clippings from newspapers and periodical regarding the English language and the introduction of slang words used by the military, ranging from 1905-1923.
Charles McCurdy "Mac" Mathias Jr. (1922-2010) was a Republican member of the United States Senate, representing Maryland from 1969 to 1987. He was also a member of the Maryland House of Delegates and the United States House of Representatives. The collection includes material from Mathias's service in both the House of Representatives and the Senate dating from approximately 1958-1988.
This collection of memorabilia relating to Charles S. Garland primarily contains photographs, certificates, clippings, and an audio recording. Materials date from the 1940s to 1960s.
A collection of material produced by the Chile solidarity movement in the U.S. following the 1973 CIA-backed military coup that replaced Salvador Allende’s Unidad Popular government with a military dictatorship led by General Augusto Pinochet. The majority of items come from the Washington, DC chapter of Non-Intervention in Chile (NICH) and the National Coordinating Center in Solidarity with Chile. Materials contain flyers, newsletters, pamphlets, and press clippings.
Christopher Lobingier (1944-2014) was a composer based in Baltimore who wrote the original score to the 1977 John Waters film Desperate Living and participated in the Baltimore Composers Forum. This collection contains scores of original compositions by Chris Lobingier, including his score to Desperate Living, as well as materials related to the Baltimore Composers Forum, recordings, and other ephemera.
A collection of newspaper clippings dealing with the events of the first year of the Civil War, 1861.