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Aleine Austin was historian and author born in New York City, July 19, 1922. The papers, dating from 1940 to 1991, consist of student notes, lecture notes, published articles, manuscript notes, recordings, photographs, correspondence, and a selection of papers that document Aleine Austin's interest and work in the American labor movement.
Anthony Hecht (1923-2004), one of the leading poets of his generation, is most well-known for his anthology The Hard Hours (1967), generally seen as his break-through volume. Hecht's small holding of papers, separated from his donated book collection, includes handwritten and typewritten correspondence, as well as clippings, programs, and other forms of ephemera. The materials range from 1982 to 2005, the later years of Hecht's literary career.
The collection consists of an unbound scrapbook containing 17 pages of newspaper clippings from The Baltimore Gazette and The Baltimore Republican, dating from August 28, 1835 to October 15, 1835. They give an account of the trial of the Bank of Maryland against Thomas Ellicott.
Professional and political papers of Democratic Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, who served on the Baltimore City Council (1971-1976), in the U. S. House of Representatives for Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District (1977-1987), in the U. S. Senate for Maryland (1987-2017), and as a Homewood Professor of Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University.
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.