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Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS-0368
Overview Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. was born in Baltimore in 1903. During the 1930s, he served in the Maryland legislature. In 1938, he founded the Mount Vernon Improvement Association and spent much of the rest of his life fighting to retain the original architectural integrity of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place. He was also a founder of the Johns Hopkins University Milton S. Eisenhower Library's Friends of the Library. The collection of Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. consists mostly of items related to his...

Mary C. Goodwillie papers

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Identifier: MS-0021
Abstract Mary C. Goodwillie was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1870, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Goodwillie. She attended Miss Hershey's School in Boston, there developing a love and appreciation of literature. She came to Baltimore with her family in 1898. Goodwillie was for many years active in the Family Welfare Association and from 1924-1945 was president of the Baltimore Social Service Exchange. She was also president of the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Library, and during World...

Peabody Institute Office of the Provost records

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Identifier: PIRG-03
Overview Records documenting the activities of the executive office of the Institute. Includes correspondence from prospective lecturers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Fiske, and James Russell Lowell (1867-1913); correspondence concerning the library, including letters received from Abram Stevens Hewitt of Cooper Union, E. W. Blatchford of the Newberry Library, and Melvil Dewey; numerous letters from the Institute librarian, Philip R. Uhler, to the provost reporting library activities during the...
Found in: Peabody Archives