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George Peabody Library records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-03-017
Abstract In 1857, philanthropist George Peabody gave the amount of $300,000 for the funding of a library in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. The construction of what was then known as the Library of the Peabody Institute (also the Peabody Institute Library) in Mount Vernon-Belvedere neighborhood began in 1858. Due to the difficulties of opening such a library during the Civil War (1861-1865), the building was not officially dedicated to the public until 1866 and 1878, the west wing and east wing,...
Dates: 1860-1980s; Majority of material found within 1860-1970

George William Brown letter to J.W. McCoy

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0257
Abstract

One letter of George William Brown to J.W. McCoy.

Dates: 1880 March 26

George Wills papers

 Series
Identifier: MS-0858
Abstract George Wills served as assistant to Milton S. Eisenhower following Eisenhower's retirement as President of Johns Hopkins University in 1967. This collection comprises photocopies of correspondence, speeches, reports, and other materials related to Wills's work as assistant to Eisenhower. The collection also includes materials related to Wills's work as chair of the Citizens Commission on the Maryland Government. The collection spans 1954-1982, with the bulk of the collection from 1967 to...
Dates: 1954 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971

Gertrude Stein collection at Johns Hopkins University

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0970
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and ephemera associated with author Gertrude Stein.

Dates: 1930 - 1934

Gilbert V. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0620
Abstract A native of Baltimore, Gilbert V. Levin obtained his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1947 and his M.S. in Sanitary Engineering in 1948, and received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 1963. He is the founder of Spherix Inc., and the principal investigator of the Mars Viking Mission Labeled Release Experiment. This collection of his papers represents Levin’s professional scientific career, including correspondence with colleagues, the pursuit of over 50...
Dates: 1950-2009

Globe Poster Printing Corporation records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0755
Abstract Globe Poster Printing Corporation was founded in 1929 in Baltimore, Maryland by business partners Harry Shapiro and Norman Goldstein. The shop specialized in printing showcard posters for movie theaters, vaudeville and burlesque acts, the earliest performers of country and Western music, motorsports events, and carnivals. The company later extended its services to a variety of products such as banners, tickets, and bumper stickers, in the process reaching a clientele based in the birth of...
Dates: 1929-2011

Gottfried Dietze papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0656
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1960s-2005

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Abstract

This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Dates: 1900-1996

Harry Pouder papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0427
Abstract

G. Harry Pouder (1896-1971) was a Johns Hopkins almunus and Baltimore resident involved in shipping, commerce, and ports (particularly the Port of Baltimore), for most of his life. The collection consists of writings, correspondence, printed material, personal, and photographs mostly dating from a 1969 cruise to Asia.

Dates: 1958-1974

Harry S. Dickey collection of Byroniana

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0072
Abstract Harry S. Dickey was a Baltimore business man and collector, who was born in 1891 and received his B.A. degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1912. Dickey an admirer of the English poet, Lord Byron. This collection is composed of handwritten letters and poems relating to Byron, as well as published or printed sheet music, engravings, and article clippings. Notably, there are a few handwritten Oscar Wilde letters and poems, as Dickey was a collector of Wilde as well. The collection spans...
Dates: 1815-1959, 1981

Henry Clay letter

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0267
Abstract

Henry Clay Sr. (1777–1852) was an American lawyer, planter, and statesman. One letter written by Henry Clay accepting the nomination by the Whig convention to run for president, May 2, 1844.

Dates: 1844 May 2

History of Ideas Club records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-120
Abstract The History of Ideas Club was founded in 1923 by a small circle of Hopkins professors including A. O. Lovejoy, George Boas, and H. C. Lancaster. The records of the History of Ideas Club range in date from 1923 to 1977 and include: minutes, abstracts, correspondence relating to the various functions of the club, lists of members and of speakers and topics; financial reports from 1950 to 1962; and the text of the Lovejoy Lecture given by Frank E. Manuel at the commemoration of Lovejoy's 100th...
Dates: 1923-1977

Hodson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0514
Abstract The Hodson family was a prominent Maryland family that began in Dorchester, Maryland. "Colonel" Clarence Hodson, who founded the Beneficial Corporation (originally the Beneficial Loan Society), was a Hodson descendant. The Hodson Family papers consists of materials related to the Hodson family spanning 1665 to 1950, with the bulk of the materials from 1665 to 1920. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and genealogical information, but also includes newspaper advertisements,...
Dates: 1665 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1665 - 1920

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 L. Dryden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0147
Abstract

These papers consist of writings, diaries, printed material, photographs, and correspondence relating to NASA administrator and Johns Hopkins University alumnus Hugh L. Dryden's personal and professional life. Also included are his student work, diaries, sermons, awards, and honorary degrees. The overall collection spans from 1908 to 1966.

Dates: 1908-1966

Irish Writers collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0530
Abstract

This collection contains letters by William Butler Yeats from 1899 to 1938; letters with related ephemera from his sister Elizabeth Corbett Yeats from approximately 1916 to 1935; and letters and poems by other writers from approximately 1914 to 1953, including Rachel Annand Taylor, George Moore, George William Russell, Frank O'Connor and Edward Plunkett (Lord Dunsany).

Dates: 1899-1953

Isaiah Bowman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0058
Abstract

Isaiah Bowman, fifth president of The Johns Hopkins University and geographer, was born in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, December 26, 1878. The Isaiah Bowman papers offer a fairly complete view of his many-faceted professional life, and Bowman's service as an advisor to the U.S. government and U.S. State Department, particularly in relation to World War I and II, are well-documented in the papers. The papers span from 1902 to 1950.

Dates: 1823 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1950

J. Montgomery Gambrill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0669
Abstract

J. Montgomery Gambrill (1880-1953) was a historian and professor at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists largely of typed and handwritten correspondence, subject files, and teaching files reagarding his research and administrative duties, from 1794 to 1966.

Dates: 1794-1966 and undated; Majority of material found within 1910-1952

Jacques Barzun papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0501
Abstract The collection consists of approximately 250 letters written to Joan Peyser by Jacques Barzun, as well as edits that Barzun made on five of Peyser's New York Times articles for the purpose of inclusion in her book, The Music of Our Time: Collected Essays and Articles. Most of the letteres reflect Barzun's relationship with Peyser as her mentor and editor. The correspondence often includes clipping of articles by Barzun and others, as well as invitations to...
Dates: 1970 - 2007

James Croll letter

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0276
Abstract

James Croll (1821-1890) was a Scottish geologist and climatologist. This collection consists of one letter of James Croll to Henry Sidgwick, May 12, 1883, asking for Sidgwick's opinion of an article.

Dates: 1883 May 12

James R. Randall letter to Charles F. Gunther and poem My Maryland!

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0715
Abstract

James Ryder Randall (1839-1908) was a native of Maryland and penned the poem, Maryland, My Maryland! which was adopted as the state song in 1939. The collection includes autograph transcriptions of a letter to Charles F. Gunther of Chicago and the accompanying aforementioned poem.

Dates: 1884 - 1884

Janney-White family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0572
Abstract

The Janney-White family papers primarily contain material related to Johns Hopkins's great-nephew Richard Janney White (1867-1929), his parents Jane Janney and Francis White (1825-1904), and their immediate and extended families.

Dates: 1796, 1840s-1942

Jean Marie Goulemot collection of French First Republic records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0809
Abstract

This collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic items donated by Jean Marie Goulemot, ranging from 1796 to 1804, contains state correspondence from the Minister of Justice and the Minister of the Interior.

Dates: 1796 - 1804

Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte collection (missing)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0279
Abstract

Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte (1784 1860) was the youngest brother of Napoleon I. This collection consisted of two photocopies of two items related to Bonaparte, one dating from 1804. These items cannot be located and are considered missing.

Dates: 1804 March 29, undated

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

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Johns Hopkins University 36
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 6
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 5
Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 5
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 5
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Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 4
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Frary, Richard, 1947- 3
Robles Pazos, José, 1897-1937 3
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 2
Barth, John, 1930- 2
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 2
Claire, William F. 2
Cox, Richard Threlkeld, 1898-1991 2
Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876 2
Davis, William Morris, 1850-1934 2
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 2
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 2
Goodnow, Frank J., 1859-1939 2
Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954 2
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 2
James, Henry, 1843-1916 2
Johns Hopkins University. Department of History 2
Johns Hopkins University. Department of Romance Languages and Literatures 2
Johns Hopkins University. School of Engineering 2
Johns Hopkins University. Sheridan Libraries 2
Katz, M. Benjamin 2
Keyser, R. Brent, 1859-1927 2
Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891 2
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 2
Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC 2
Office of the Board of Trustees 2
Painter, Sidney, 1902-1960 2
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 2
Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Francis Delano), 1882-1945 2
Sand, George, 1804-1876 2
Sand, Maurice, 1823-1889 2
Sands family 2
Shapiro, Karl, 1913-2000 2
Singleton, Charles S. (Charles Southward), 1909-1985 2
Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969 2
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 2
Toklas, Alice B. 2
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps 2
Wilson, Robert, 1922-2016 2
Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916 1
Abrial, André-Joseph, 1750-1828 1
Ackerman, Barbara 1
Ackerman, Jack (John R. ) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Addelspier, Thomas 1
Afghanistan Information Center (Peshawar, Pakistan) 1
Afghanistan Relief Committee 1
Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros. Circus 1
Albright, William Foxwell, 1891-1971 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Alexander, John G. (John Gurnels), 1888- 1
Alighieri, Dante, 1265-1321 1
American Cotton Picker Co. 1
American Geographical Society of New York 1
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1
American Missionary Association 1
Ames, Joseph Sweetman, 1864-1943 1
Andrew Clow & Company 1
Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943 1
Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916 1
Anti-Communist Advisory Committee 1
Antioch Gospel Swingers of Camden N.J. 1
Appelton-Century-Crofts 1
Archaeological Institute of America 1
Archaeological Institute of America. Baltimore Society 1
Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973 1
Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman), 1839-1893 1
Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888 1
Arnold, Rosie J. 1
Arnold, Samuel Bland, 1834-1906 1
Arnould, Arthur, 1833-1895 1
Astley, Thomas, -1839 1
Austin, Emily, 1979- 1
Aylett, Judith Page Waller, 1804-1860 1
Bailey, James A., 1847-1906 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
Baker, Henry S. 1
Ball, James Presley, 1825-1904 1
Ballentine, Dorthy 1
Ballentine, Robert 1
Ballentine, Robert, 1914- 1
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Baltimore American (newspaper) 1
Baltimore City College 1
Baltimore Museum of Art 1
Baltimore Oriole Festival 1
Baltimore Stationery Company 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Baltimore sun 1
Banks, Joanne Trautmann, 1941-2007 1
Barnes, Patrick Henry, Jr. 1
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