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Peabody Institute founding documents

 Record Group
Identifier: PIRG-01
Abstract The Peabody Institute was founded by George Peabody in Baltimore in 1857 as a cultural institution comprising a library, public lecture series, academy of music, and art gallery. The founding documents in the collection include the original letter establishing the institute drafted by John Pendleton Kennedy and signed by George Peabody, a list of individuals approved by George Peabody for inclusion on the board of trustees, a letter of acceptance signed by 22 original members of the...
Dates: 1857-1859
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute Office of the Executive Secretary records

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-04
Abstract The position of Peabody Institute executive secretary existed from 1911 to 1941 and was a successor to the provost, who served under the trustees' executive committee. Records in this collection include the following: correspondence concerning Gallery of Art exhibitions (1911-1928), including an exhibition in conjunction with the National Star Spangled Banner Centennial exhibition in 1914; correspondence concerning the Rinehart School of Sculpture of the Maryland Institute; minutes of...
Dates: 1911-1941
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peter Cooper letter

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0272
Abstract

Peter Cooper (1791 – 1883) designed and built the first American steam locomotive. Collection contains one letter of Peter Cooper to John H.B. Latrobe dated October 7, 1880, and one drawing of Cooper's steam engine.

Dates: 1880 October 7

Phoebe B. Stanton papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0021
Abstract

The Phoebe B. Stanton papers contain various publications, photographs, notes, and correspondence related to Stanton’s research on architecture. Research topics include architects such as Edmund G. Lind and the architecture of Episcopal churches and the city of Baltimore.

Dates: 1942 - 2003
Found in: Peabody Archives

Phyllis Bryn-Julson papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0100
Abstract

Soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson taught at the Peabody Institute from 1984 to 2017 and is known for her performances and recordings of 20th-century vocal music. The Phyllis Bryn-Julson papers contain programs, photographs, and other publicity materials from her singing career, correspondence with composers and other musicians, and scores of vocal music with Bryn-Julson's performance markings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-2005; 1880 - 2019
Found in: Peabody Archives

Pierre Restany letters and postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1010
Abstract

This collection contains letters and postcards sent to French art critic and theorist Pierre Restany by his friends Roman Cieślewicz, Alina Szapocznikow, Szapocznikow's son Piotr Stanisławski, and other artists and friends.

Dates: 1969 - 1977

Pope Paul V letter to King Philip III of Spain

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0596
Scope and Contents

The letter was written in Latin, on vellum, on a narrow strip (10 x 40.5 cm; 4" x 16"). This contemporary file copy was retained in Rome and signed "S. Card. S. Susannae" (i.e., Cardial Scipione Cobelluzzi, who was also at this time the Librarian of the Vatican Library).

Dates: 1619 January 4

Prosper Mérimée handwritten letter to A. Romieu

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0734
Abstract

Prosper Mérimée (1803-1870) was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer, perhaps best known for his novella Carmen. This item is a handwritten letter by Mérimée to Auguste Romieu, dated May 26, 1852, Paris. The letter spans one page and a half, in addition to two blank pages.

Dates: 1852 May 26

R. Bowling Barnes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0560
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of Dr. Barnes covering his work in infrared spectrocopy, infrared physics, and the electron microscope. The collection spans the 1920s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1920s-1980s

Randolph S. Rothschild papers, including the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore records

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0098
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Randolph S. Rothschild from 1930 to 2005 and the administrative records of the Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Baltimore from its founding in 1949 to its dissolution in 1997, for which Rothschild served as an executive for most of its existence. The CMS records include administrative documents, concert programs, publicity materials, and clippings related to its programming, which regularly featured commissions and other new music. Rothschild's...
Dates: 1930 - 2005
Found in: Peabody Archives

Raymond Dexter Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0024
Abstract Raymond Dexter Havens, educator and author, was born in Rochester, New York in 1880. In 1925, he joined The Johns Hopkins University faculty as Caroline Donovan Professor of English, a post he held until his retirement in 1949. In 1931, Havens was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.The collections consists of correspondence; reprints, articles, and clippings; outlines, course note, study guides, and bibliographies; an autograph album contains holographic messages...
Dates: 1769-1954

Records of the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-04-001
Abstract

The records of the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences cover the administrative functions of the department from 1933 to 1993 (bulk of the files from 1951-1993). The records include departmental correspondence, committee files, subject files, memoranda, and policy statements.

Dates: 1933 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1993; 2015 - Ongoing

Reginald Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0059
Abstract

Reginald Stewart was a Scottish-born conductor and pianist who served as director of the Peabody Conservatory from 1941 to 1957 and music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from 1942 to 1952. His papers include scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, and recordings related to his career.

Dates: 1911-1984
Found in: Peabody Archives

Review of T. S. Eliot's Translation of "Anabase," a poem originally written by Saint-John Perse

 Collection — Box: BW-3, Folder: 5
Identifier: MS-0685
Abstract

Copied from dealer description: "An insightful and favorable review by Galantiere, of the T.S. Eliot 1930 translation of "Anabase," a poem by Saint-John Perse. Galantiere is known for his translation of major works by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Written by Saint-John Perse, "Anabase" was published in French in 1925."

Dates: 1930 September 4

Richard A. Macksey collection on Henry James

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0529
Abstract

Henry James, Jr. (born in New York, New York on April 15, 1843) was an Anglo-American writer who spent the bulk of his career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. This collection consists primarily of 22 letters written by Henry James, Jr. to friends and acquaintances, and the corrected typescript of Max Beerbohm’s short story “The Guerdon,” a 1916 parody of James’ late writing style.

Dates: 1897-1914

Richard Frary collection of 20th-century authors' materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0398
Abstract

The collection includes letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other material related to 20th-century authors, including John Dos Passos, the artist Rockwell Kent, Sinclair Lewis, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris, Timothy Leary, and Carl Van Vechten, 1897-1990.

Dates: 1897-1990

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0421
Abstract

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1890s-early 2000s

Richard Threlkeld Cox papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0132
Abstract

The collection consists of a few items of correspondence, clippings, pamphlest, and a partially typed manuscript of "The Algebra of Probably Inference."

Dates: 1958-1972

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874 - 2011

Robert B. Pond, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0640
Abstract

Robert B. Pond, Sr. (1917-2007) helped found Johns Hopkins University's Department of Material Science, where he served as chair for eight years. The collection includes papers relating to Professor Pond's involvement with companies such as Marvalaud Inc. and Inland Steel Company, and materials from his various roles at Johns Hopkins University, including advising, administrative, and teaching materials. His papers span from 1946 to approximately 1987.

Dates: 1946-approximately 1987

Robert Ballentine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0670
Abstract

The papers of Johns Hopkins University biology professor Robert Ballentine document much of his research and teaching and span the years 1942 to 1993.

Dates: 1942-1993

Robert Bridges letters

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0255
Abstract

Robert Seymour Bridges was an author and founder of the Society of Pure English. This collection contains four letters from Bridges to "Professor Bright" [James Bright] discussing the formation of the Society.

Dates: 1922 December 19 - 1924 May 16

Robert Forster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0658
Abstract

Robert Forster was a professor in the Johns Hopkins History Department for almost 50 years, where he became renowned for his work on the history of early modern France. These are the professional papers of Forster dating from 1946-2003, including, but not limited to, research notes, typed drafts of his writings, correspondence, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1946 - 2003

Robert H. Roy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0354
Scope and Contents The collection of Johns Hopkins University professor and engineer, Robert H. Roy, is formed largely by his published articles on engineering science and technology. The written work, 1938-1981, reflects Professor Roy's career and demonstrates the way in which he applied his engineering background to both industry and to teaching and administration. The papers do not include lecture notes, research notes, personal items, or administrative items from his sevice as Dean, School of...
Dates: 1938-1991

Robert Martin Douglas letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0288
Abstract

The collection consists of one thank-you letter written to Clark E. Canby by R.M. Douglas, the son of Stephen Douglas. Canby wrote a biography of Stephen Douglas.

Dates: 19 November 1909

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Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 2
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Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876 2
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