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The collection includes author Anne Tyler's personally inscribed self-portrait, primarily typewritten letters, a typed draft of her essay "Miss Cone, Miss Cone, Thank You, Thank You," and a few other manuscript items. The collection spans from 1980 to 1985 and 1996 to 1998.
Broadus Mitchell was an educator, historian, and biographer of Alexander Hamilton. Mitchell taught economics at Hopkins, 1919-1939, and was active in political affairs and issues of social justice in Baltimore. The collection consists of some papers related to Broadus Mitchell's research for his published work, William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South, (1928) and Mitchell's biographical materials. The papers span from 1928 to 1929 and 1979-1986.
Final handwritten draft of Vom Werden deutscher Filmkunst by Oskar Kalbus, including a printed version of Volume I
This collection contains a hardback handwritten copy of Oskar Kalbus's Vom Werden deutscher Filmkunst, Volumes I and II. This draft, composed in approximately 1935, is the first attempt at an extensive account of German cinema. The manuscript is divided into two volumes concerning silent films and sound films, respectively.
Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was an expatriate American poet, literary critic, a highly influential figure in the development of Imagism, as well as a major contributor to the early modernist poetry movement at the turn of the century. This collection represents the manuscript portion of a larger holding of materials created by or relating to poet Ezra Pound, compiled by collector Richard Frary. The holdings range in time from 1909 to 1986, with most of the materials dating from 1909 to 1960.
Georg Hans Bhawani Luck (1926-2013) was a Swiss classicist known for his studies of magical beliefs and practices in the Classical world. For over twenty years he was a professor at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. This collection includes the professional papers of Luck, primarily typewritten speeches, annotated drafts of his writings, and some correspondence and research notes. The papers span from 1948 to the 2010s.
Gottfried Dietze was a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) for 50 years, and was most known for his early work, The Federalist. These are the professional papers of Dietze, including, but not limited to, research notes, typed drafts of his writings, correspondence, and teaching materials.
Herbert Baldwin Foster was born on November 12, 1874 in Amherst, Massachusetts. In 1905, he completed the first English translation of Cassius Dio Cocceianus's history of Rome. The collection consists of five folders. Two of them contain a manuscript of, most likely, Foster's presentation to the Philological Seminar in 1900 on the deus ex machina in Euripides's plays.