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Department of Romance Languages letters about José Robles Pazos' arrest

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 7-20
Identifier: RG-04-081
Abstract

José Robles Pazos was an Associate Professor of Spanish at Johns Hopkins University born in 1897 and shot as a traitor by the Spanish Republican Government in February of 1937. The collection spans the years 1929-1940 and consists of correspondence regarding Robles' arrest, a contract for the Spanish translation of 13 books by H.L. Mencken, and two life insurance policies.

Dates: 1929 - 1940

English indentures regarding settlement of husbands' wills by their widows

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-033
Abstract

An indenture is a legal contract that reflects a debt or purchase obligation. This collection includes four 19th century English indentures, regarding the settlement of their husbands' wills by their widows. The indentures include the names of the husbands and wives, and the names of witnesses who attest to the existence of the marriages. The contracts are dated from 1866 to 1867.

Dates: 1866 - 1867

Gilbert V. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0620
Abstract A native of Baltimore, Gilbert V. Levin obtained his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1947 and his M.S. in Sanitary Engineering in 1948, and received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 1963. He is the founder of Spherix Inc., and the principal investigator of the Mars Viking Mission Labeled Release Experiment. This collection of his papers represents Levin’s professional scientific career, including correspondence with colleagues, the pursuit of over 50...
Dates: 1950-2009

Henry James Young collection of English land documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0331
Abstract

Collection of historian and professor of history, Henry J. Young, consists of sixteen manuscripts in Latin and English, 1383-1722. The manuscripts are legal documents dealing with the leases, rents, sale, and grants of land in England, a few in the counties of Devon and York.

Dates: 1393-1722

Medieval manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0528
Abstract

Collection consists of a medieval manuscript granting half a farm, originating from France, dated July 22, 1359. The property is granted by Steue Decalmelas, inhabitant of the castle of Caylus.

Dates: 1359 July 22

Office of General Counsel records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-02-010
Abstract In 1975 Johns Hopkins University decided to establish the Office of General Counsel due to increased litigation in American society, the Federal Government's regulation of various aspects of the University's academic and non-academic activities, and the new and, at times, complex business and other relationships the University was entering into with outside parties. Series 1 of the records of the Office of General Counsel include contracts, agreements, deeds, leases, wills, receipts and...
Dates: 1839 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1882 - 1997

Pierre Lafon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0041
Abstract

Pierre Lafon or Lafond was a French stage actor born in Lalinde in the Dordogne on September 1, 1773.The collection consists of contracts, theatre bills, marriage documents, letters, totalling 47 items, which span the years 1797 - 1838.

Dates: 1797-1838

Portuguese forest indenture relating to shipbuilding

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0779
Abstract

This document is an indenture written in a hybrid Iberian dialect relating to shipbuilding in Sandomil, Portugal in the fifteenth century, dated 1476 and measuring approximately 18 x 30 cm. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Dates: approximately 1476

Samuel Oldknow business records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-HUT-009
Abstract

Samuel Oldknow was the first successful maker of British muslin in the 18th century. The records, dating from 1787 to 1811, consist of approximately 75 items which include correspondence, pay-tickets, receipts, ledgers, account and memorandum books, shop-notes, and documents.

Dates: 1787 - 1811

Spanish language paleography collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0713
Abstract Copied from dealer description: Confirmations of privileges, wills, powers of attorney, payment agreements, contracts, arrangements for official events, an account of a riot, an order for excommunication, letters, matters of inheritance, royal decrees, a royal appointment, imposition of a mo1tgage, and a variety of other types of documents compose this small collection; 13 are from the 16th century, 11 from the 17th, 14 from the 18th, and 4 from the 19th, with one from 1477. The documents...
Dates: 1477 - 1826

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