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August Mencken letters to James H. Bready

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030133460]
Identifier: MS-0700
Overview August Mencken was an American civil engineer and author. He was the younger brother of Henry Louis Mencken, and the son of cigar magnate August Mencken, Sr. James Hall Bready was a Baltimore Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years. This collection consists of 11 letters from August Mencken to James Bready, a columnist at The...

Broadus Mitchell papers

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030133619]
Identifier: MS-HUT-015
Overview 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.

H. L. Mencken collection

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Identifier: MS-0476
Overview This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Jacobsen collection

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Identifier: MS-0561
Overview Josephine Jacobsen was a poet, short story writer, and literary critic. She was educated by private tutors at Roland Park Country School and graduated in 1926. Jacobsen's papers include drafts of her works, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. They range from the 1920s to 1982.

Marianne Moore correspondence with Stephen Garmey

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Identifier: MS-0696
Overview Marianne Craig Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and wit. Stephen Garmley was a friend a Moore's an a longtime vicar of Calvary Eposicopal Church. Garley was also the author of Gramercy Park: An Illustrated History of a New York Neighborhood (1984). The collection spans 1957 to 1962 and chiefly is made up of letters...

Raymond Dexter Havens papers

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Identifier: MS-0024
Overview Raymond Dexter Havens, educator and author, was born in Rochester, New York in 1880. In 1925, he joined The Johns Hopkins University faculty as Caroline Donovan Professor of English, a post he held until his retirement in 1949. In 1931, Havens was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.The collections consists of correspondence; reprints, articles, and clippings; outlines, course note, study guides, and bibliographies; an autograph album contains holographic messages from...

Richard Frary collection of 20th-century authors' materials

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Identifier: MS-0398
Abstract The collection includes letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other material related to 20th-century authors, including John Dos Passos, the artist Rockwell Kent, Sinclair Lewis, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris, and Carl Van Vechten, 1897-1990.

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

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Identifier: MS-0421
Overview Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

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Identifier: MS-0785
Overview 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...

The John Barth collection

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Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

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Frary, Richard, 1947- 3
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 2
Wilson, Robert, 1922-2016 2
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
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Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
Barth, John, 1930- 1
Barth, Shelly 1
Bate, Walter Jackson, 1918-1999 1
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 1
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 1
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
Benoît-Smullyan, Mary Louise, 1914- 1
Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
Boas, George, 1891-1980 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 1
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971 1
Bready, James H. 1
Brown, Bob, 1886-1959 1
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
Charcoal Club (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Claire, William F. 1
Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 1
Cleveland, E. E. (Edward Earl), 1921- 1
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 1
Curry, Kenneth 1
Darbishire, Helen, 1881-1961 1
Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764 1
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 1
Draper, John William, 1893- 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Edel, Leon, 1907-1997 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Garmey, Stephen, 1933- 1
Gohn, Ernest Salisbury, 1922- 1
Gough, Richard, 1735-1809 1
Gregg, William, 1800-1867 1
Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943 1
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998 1
Hart, Richard, 1908- 1
Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954 1
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 1
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 1
Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915‏ 1
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 1
Jacobsen, Josephine, 1908- 1
James, Henry, 1843-1916 1
Johansen, John C. (John Christen), 1876-1964 1
Johns Hopkins University 1
Johns Hopkins University. Department of English 1
Joyce, James, 1882-1941 1
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 1
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 1
Longsdorf, Kenneth 1
Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 1
Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812 1
Martin, Marty 1
Mencken, August, 1889-1967 1
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 1
Milton, John, 1608-1674 1
Mitchell, Broadus, 1892-1988 1
Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936 1
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 1
Morris, Wright, 1910-1998 1
Morrison, Murray 1
Nicoll, Allardyce, 1894-1976 1
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902 1
Noyes, Alfred, 1880-1958 1
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 1
Oldknow, Samuel, 1756-1828 1
Painter, Sidney, 1902-1960 1
Partridge, Eric, 1894-1979 1
Pearce, Roy Harvey 1
Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943 1
Pottle, Frederick A. (Frederick Albert), 1897-1987 1
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 1
Root, Robert K. (Robert Kilburn), 1877-1950 1
Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951 1
Russell, George William, 1867-1935 1
Senhouse, Humphrey, 1731-1814 1
Shapiro, Karl, 1913-2000 1
Smyth, Herbert Weir, 1857-1937 1
Sorrentino, Paul 1
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 1
Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956 1
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 1
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 1
Steward, Samuel M. 1
Stewart, Donald Ogden, 1894-1980 1
Tanner, Allen C., 1898-1987 1
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 1
Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963 1
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