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Sidney Offit papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0395
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1932-1997

Sitwell family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0886
Abstract

The Sitwells were a literary family with a country estate at Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire, England. The collection contains letters, a notebook, photographs, newspaper clippings, and books related to the siblings Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell (1887-1964) and Osbert Sitwell (1892-1969), and their cousin by marriage, Constance Sitwell (1887-1974). The material dates from approximately 1921 to 1962.

Dates: approximately 1921-1962

The Roseanne Klass collection on Afghanistan and the Soviet-Afghan War

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0470
Abstract

Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Tudor and Stuart Club records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-100
Abstract 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,...
Dates: circa 1829-1997

William Churchill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Abstract William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, ...
Dates: 1908-1911

William Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0067
Abstract

William Frick was a poet, lawyer, Maryland state senator, and city court judge, and associate judge of the Court of Appeals, and was elected first judge of the Superior Court of Baltimore city in 1851. His papers date from 1833 to 1846 and include correspondence with colleagues in the fields of law and politics, publications, photographs, clippings, and invitations.

Dates: 1833-1846
Found in: Peabody Archives

William H. McClain papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0619
Abstract William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Dates: 1950s-1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1994

William Rush Dunton, Jr., scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0092
Abstract William Rush Dunton, Jr., was an occupational therapist and psychiatrist who was an instructor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1903 to 1942. Dunton was also a music lover and amateur percussionist who performed in several ensembles in the Baltimore area, including the Doctors’ Orchestra of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, the Clifton Orchestra, and the Johns Hopkins Orchestra. In addition, he collected materials related to musical activities in...
Dates: 1912 - 1936
Found in: Peabody Archives

Women Composers Orchestra records

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0050
Abstract

The Women Composers Orchestra operated in Baltimore from 1985 to 1995 with the mission to perform compositions of women composers both past and present. The collection primarily consists of the organization's administrative documents.

Dates: 1985-1995
Found in: Peabody Archives

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Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 3
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 3
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Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute 2
Lanier, Clifford Anderson, 1844-1908 2
Lanier, Mary Day 2
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881 2
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Painter, Sidney, 1902-1960 2
Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927 2
Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969 2
Ackerman, Barbara 1
Ackerman, Jack (John R. ) 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Afghanistan Information Center (Peshawar, Pakistan) 1
Afghanistan Relief Committee 1
Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros. Circus 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
American Cotton Picker Co. 1
American Missionary Association 1
Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943 1
Antioch College 1
Antioch Gospel Swingers of Camden N.J. 1
Appelton-Century-Crofts 1
Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888 1
Arrowood, Clinton 1
Austin, Aleine, 1922- 1
Authors Guild Foundation (U.S.) 1
Bailey, James A., 1847-1906 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
Ball, James Presley, 1825-1904 1
Banks, Joanne Trautmann, 1941-2007 1
Barnes, R. Bowling, Jr. 1
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 1
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 1
Bate, Walter Jackson, 1918-1999 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 1
Behring, Emil von, 1854-1917 1
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 1
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
Benoît-Smullyan, Mary Louise, 1914- 1
Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
Berthelot, M. (Marcellin), 1827-1907 1
Block, George H., Jr., died 2015 1
Bodian, Brenda 1
Bodnarchuk, Raya 1
Bondu, Dave 1
Bondu, Mayme 1
Booze, Marshall 1
Bornschein, Franz C. (Franz Carl), 1879-1948 1
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016 1
Bouton, Edward H., 1858-1941 1
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971 1
Brickman, John M. 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990 1
Brooks, William H. (William Hathorne), 1805-1877 1
Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, Baron, 1786-1869 1
Brown, George William, 1812-1890 1
Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Bryn-Julson, Phyllis, 1945- 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Buloz, Francois, 1803-1877 1
Bunner, H. C. (Henry Cuyler), 1855-1896‏ 1
Burnham, Donald L. 1
Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860 1
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 1
Byron, Nicholas G. 1
C&C Photo Studio 1
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force 1
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1
Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921 1
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
Chamber Music Society of Baltimore 1
Chambers, William L. 1
Charles Scribner's Sons 1
Chester, Frances 1
Chester, Slick 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Chicago Committee to Save Lives in Chile 1
Churchill, William, 1859-1920 1
Circus Fans Association of America 1
Circus World Museum (Baraboo, Wis.) 1
Citizens' Commission on Maryland Government 1
Claire, William F. 1
Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 1
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