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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.
Clinton Arrowood was a flautist and illustrator best known for his unique drawings of animals as musicians. The collection contains Arrowood's illustrations for musical events at the Peabody Institute and elsewhere, as well as drawings for children's books and other media. It includes original drawings, reproductions, clippings, and other documents related to Arrowood's career.
This collection includes letters from Edward Renouf to his father describing his travels in Europe with Ira Remsen. Renouf was a faculty member in chemistry at Johns Hopkins University from 1885 to 1911 and an acquaintance of Remsen's.
This collection contains materials related to the circus assembled by Edward Ruppert, primarily from 1946 to 1959. Ruppert was a resident of Baltimore and a member of the Circus Fans Association of America.
Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.
Dwight David Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas in 1890 and died in 1969. he was the 34th President of the United States. The collection, 1948-1979, consists of nearly 180 holographic letters written by Dwight D. Eisenhower and recieved by his personal friends, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Slater, from November 1948 until March 1969. Letters and other materials from Mamie Eisenhower to the Slaters number 114 items and date from October 1950 to November 1979.
Ellis Larkins was a jazz pianist from Baltimore who studied at the Peabody Conservatory and had an active professional career from the 1940s to the 1990s. His papers include photocopied scrapbooks about his career as well as original photographs, clippings, concert programs, correspondence, and recordings.
Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) was one of the most popular operatic tenors of his era. After beginning his career in his native Italy, Caruso immigrated to the United States and became a star at the Metropolitan Opera. His papers include manuscript and published scores belonging to Caruso, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings about his career, caricatures and other artwork, recordings, and ephemera.
The Fernanda Doria papers consist of scrapbooks with clippings, concert programs, and photographs related to her career as an operatic contralto in the early twentieth century, as well as correspondence and other personal documents.