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Anne Tyler inscribed print of self-portrait and letters

 Collection — Box: BW-11, Folder: 25
Identifier: MS-0550
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1996 - 1998; 1980-1985

Anthony Eikenbary illustration: "Support Gay Power. Bring Out A Cop"

 Collection — Box: BW-16, Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-0879
Abstract

Original artwork created by Anthony Eikenbary in approximately 1970 for Gay Power, considered New York's first gay newspaper.

Dates: approximately 1970

Beneficial Corporation and Hodson Trust records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0515
Abstract

The Benefical Company and Hodson Trust archives spans 1920-1997. The collection includes annual reports, executive correspondence, public relations materials (including advertising), training manuals, photographs (including interior and exterior shots of Beneficial offices), video tapes, and corporate give-aways.

Dates: approximately 1920-1997

Butterfly classification manuscript in the Johann Siegfried Hufnagel schemata tradition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-GAR-039
Abstract

Johann Siegfried Hufnagel (1724-1795) was a German parson and entomologist (lepidopterist). This item is a manuscript on the classification of butterflies and moths, in the tradition of the schemata proposed by Hufnagel and illustrated with ten original hand-coloured illustrations of butterflies. The item was once owned by Freiherr von Malsen-Ponickau or Cordula [?] Ponickau, or both. This manuscript was approximately created in 1780. The creator is unknown.

Dates: approximately 1780

Clinton Arrowood papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0003
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1961 - 1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Correspondance adressee a Berthe Schuster, marraine de guerre [Correspondence addressed to Berthe Schuster, war godmother]

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0736
Abstract Starting in the spring of 1915, during World War I, some women in unoccupied France volunteered for the role of "war godmothers," marraines de guerre. To provide the moral support these men, so-called "war orphans," could not receive from their families, women in unoccupied areas became their pen pals. Berthe Schuster was one of these war godmothers and lived during the war on 51 Malakoff Avenue in Paris. This collection includes 124 pieces of correspondence, including illustrated letters,...
Dates: 1912 - 1919

Enrico Caruso papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0072
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1906 - 1921
Found in: Peabody Archives

Floyd-Urner family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0629
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, ephemera, a small collection of material related to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina," photographs, and a scrapbook. Correspondence is primarily written by and to members of the Floyd and Urner families from the 1890s to the 1930s. The small collection of materials relating to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina" spans 1896 to 1915 and...
Dates: 1800-1984; Majority of material found within 1800 - 1945

Frederick Sandham Waller sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0671
Abstract

This collection contains four sketchbooks created by the British architect Frederick Sandham Waller. The volumes include notes, sketches and watercolors, and are dated to approximately 1870.

Dates: approximately 1870

French caricature folio: “Un Chapelet de Bêtises”

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0770
Abstract

This item is a folio of caricature sketches created in France in 1861. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Dates: approximately 1861

French prisoner of war journal from World War II titled "La Dernière Heure" ["The Last Hour"]

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0771
Abstract

This collection includes three issues of a prisoner of war camp journal titled "La Dernière Heure," created in April, May, and July of 1943 by French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar.

Dates: 1943 April-July

Henry Wysham Lanier student sketchbook

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 9
Identifier: MS-0819
Abstract

This collection includes a student sketchbook owned by Henry Wysham Lanier. The sketchbook includes pencil drawings and was likely created in the 1880s. Henry Wysham Lanier was born in 1873, and was the son of American poet, musician, and author Sidney Lanier who was also a Professor at Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: approximately 1880s

Holographic manuscript on drawing

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0457
Abstract

This volume consists of holographic notes on drawing.

Dates: circa 1750

Homewood Museum records

 Collection
Identifier: COLL-0009
Abstract

Homewood Museum (formerly Homewood House) is a historic property located on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists of material (bulk 1973-1986) related to the 1987 restoration and re-purposing of the structure as a museum.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-1986; 1898 - 1986

Hugh R. Newsom papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0046
Abstract

Hugh Raymond Newsom (1891-1978) was an organist and composer who lived in Baltimore. The collection includes manuscript scores of music composed by Hugh Newsom or by his wife, harpist Marjorie Brunton Newsom; documents related to Hugh Newsom's career; and reel-to-reel recordings of his music.

Dates: 1908-1982
Found in: Peabody Archives

Jewish calligraphic mourning certificate

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0787
Abstract

This item is a hand-drawn and illuminated Jewish mourning certificate, created by P.L. Weinstein in the 1880s or 1890s. The certificate appears to have been made on behalf of a son in honor of his late father, David Zelig. The creator, P.L. Weinstein of Baltimore, was possibly a professional calligrapher and illuminator.

Dates: 1880s-1890s

J.H. van 't Hoff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0074
Abstract

Jacobus Henricus (Henry) van 't Hoff (1852-1911) was a chemist credited with founding the science of stereochemistry, and in 1901 he was awarded the first Nobel Prize in chemistry. The majority of the papers are those reflecting family affairs or honors accorded van 't Hoff for his work. This collection does not contain his scientific or working papers except for notes of two lectures and copies of his published papers. The papers are mostly in Dutch. The papers span from 1837 to 1924.

Dates: 1837-1924

Johns Hopkins University Library Support Services Department records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-03-015
Abstract

This collection contains administrative files related to the operation of the Support Services Department within the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Sheridan Libraries, at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1975 to 1993. Materials include reports, blueprints, space surveys, subject files, and other information concerning the day-today logistical operations of a library.

Dates: 1975-1993

Joseph Schillinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0048
Abstract

Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.

Dates: 1901-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Kyd's studies of Charles Dickens characters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0597
Scope and Contents These sketches are characteristic of Kyd's work: the freelance illustrator made his living by selling his illustrations of Dickens's characters to publishers. His drawings capture the characters' personalities and eccentricities, employing elements of caricature. In one, strict and steady Mary Anne Perkinsop, who worked at Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings, carries a pitcher with her nose in the air. An illustrated title page with the design of a bookshelf and a table of contents are also included,...
Dates: circa 1920s

Neil A. Grauer Blue Jay collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0386
Abstract

Neil Albert Grauer (born 1947) was a journalist and editorial cartoonist. The collection of Neil A. Grauer consists of memorabilia ranging in date from 1966 to 2016 the features the Blue Jay logo designed by Grauer for the use of athletic teams at The Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 1966-2016

P. Hanson Hiss Manufacturing Company furniture designs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0776
Abstract

This collection contains 54 furniture design drawings and photographs with various notations from furniture maker P. Hanson Hiss Manufacturing, an interior design firm headquartered in downtown Baltimore with addresses in Washington, DC and New York. This collection dates approximately to the 1880s.

Dates: approximately 1880s

Photograph Album of English and Scottish Architecture

 Item
Identifier: MS-0618
Abstract

The album contains 56 photographs documenting English and Scottish architecture from approximately 1880. This album is from the library of Richard Kelly, a mid-century American architect and lighting designer based in New York City.

Dates: approximately 1880

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 Childress illustrations of Homewood Museum, Gilman Hall, and the Johns Hopkins Hospital

 Collection — Box: BW-16, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0852
Abstract

This collection consists of three illustrations of Gilman Hall, Homewood Museum (Homewood House), and the Johns Hopkins Hospital, created by artist Robert Childress in 1973.

Dates: 1973

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