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Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 25
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.
1996 - 1998; 1980-1985
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of a letter written to The Johns Hopkins University by the English author, Sir Arthur du Cros, saying that a copy of his book, Wheels of Fortune, has been sent to be added to the library.
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.
1909-approximately 2010; Majority of material found within 1909-1960
This collection contains lectures, speeches and writings; reprints; book manuscripts; and the conference papers of John G. A. Pocock, a historian of political thought and professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University. His papers spans the years of 1962 to 2017, with the majority of the materials dating from Pocock's time at Hopkins. This holding notably includes his handwritten manuscripts of Barbarism and Religion (1999).
The Johns Hopkins University Press, the oldest North American university press in continuous operation, dates its origination to 1878, the year the first issue of the American Journal of Mathematics was published "under the auspices of" the Publication Agency of the Johns Hopkins University and with the "aid and furtherance" of the University itself. The records of the Johns Hopkins University Press range in date from 1876 to 1995. This span of more than a century is not, however, uniformly...
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...