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Rufus Isaacs papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0309
Abstract

Rufus Isaacs was a mathematician and the creator of a field of mathematics called differential games. The collection consists of conference material, correspondence with colleagues, reprints of articles, a photocopy of his first paper on differential games from the Rand Corporation, and a draft of the preface for the 1965 edition of "Differential Games." Materials span in date from 1941 to 1975.

Dates: 1941 - 1975

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was an American musician, poet and author. The collection spans the years 1838 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1838 to 1972. The material consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1838-1972; 1838-1998

Stephen Dixon papers

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Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Contents A 61 page manuscript item related to black Americana being a typed story written by a woman named Janet Hay Houston. She was a missionary and one of nine children born from Margaret Parks Paxton and noted minister, Samuel Rutherford Houston. "The Flying Brigades" is essentially a story of a missionary who gathers a group of other women to provide Christian outreach to the lumber camps of West Virginia. In lumber camps, the workers referred to itinerant ministers who conducted...
Dates: 1922

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

Victor Lowe collection of Alfred North Whitehead materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0282
Abstract

Alfred North Whitehead was an English mathematician and philosopher born on the Isle of Thanet in 1861. The bulk of the collection is formed by correspondence between some members of the Whitehead family: Alfred North Whitehead, his wife Evelyn Willoughby-Wade Whitehead, their son T. North Whitehead, and their daughter-in-law Margaret Whitehead dating from the 1920s-1940s.

Dates: 1899-1949; Majority of material found within 1924-1939

Walter Summer papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0122
Abstract Walter Summer (1923-2015) was a composer, writer, artist, and art exhibitor. He graduated in 1947 with a Bachelor of Science from Johns Hopkins and a Bachelor of Music and certificate in Harmony from the Peabody Conservatory. Summer wrote music, poetry, and prose throughout his adult life, often under the pen name Walter Summer d'Eté. His works were never published. In the 1990s he created computer-generated visual art and prepared computer-engraved scores of his earlier compositions. The...
Dates: 1940 - 2005
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 Hand Browne papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0011
Abstract

Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.

Dates: 1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912

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

Willie Lee Rose papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0905
Abstract

Professional and personal papers of Willie Lee Rose, a historian of the Civil War and the Reconstruction era and faculty member in the history department at Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 1944-2014

Wilmer T. Bartholomew papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0024
Abstract

Wilmer T. Bartholomew was a professor of music at the Peabody Institute and Goucher College who specialized in acoustics research, singing technique, and choral conducting. The Bartholomew papers contain published and manuscript scores composed by Bartholomew as well as various notes, research, correspondence, and publications.

Dates: 1919 - 1993
Found in: Peabody Archives

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