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Peabody Institute Office of the Provost records

 Collection
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

Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. papers

 Collection
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...