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Adolf Katzenellenbogen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0040
Abstract Adolf Katzenellenbogen, internationally known art historian, was born in Germany in Frankfurt-am-Main on August 19, 1901. He was educated at the universities of Freiburg, Leipzig, Munich, Frankfurt and Giessen in 1924, and he received a doctor of philosophy degree in 1933 at the University of Hamburg. Katzenellenbogen joined the faculty of Vassar College in 1940 and remained there until 1958 when he came to Johns Hopkins University as full professor and department chairman. A specialist in...
Dates: 1933-1964

Charles William Emil Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0143
Abstract

This collection consists of letters and papers of Charles William Emil Miller, professor of Greek at The Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 1896-1928

Douglas Southall Freeman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0019
Abstract

Douglas Southall Freeman (1886 – 1953) was an American historian, biographer, newspaper editor, and author best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington. The collection spans the years 1902-1911, and consists primarily of correspondence between Freeman and his parents.

Dates: 1902-1911; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1908

Fabian Franklin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0447
Abstract

Fabian Franklin was a research fellow and a professor in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Mathematics from 1877 to 1895. He then became a noted journalist. This collection includes papers of and about Fabian Franklin, 1890-1939.

Dates: 1890

George Boas papers

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Identifier: MS-0010
Abstract

George Boas (1891 – 1980) was a Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. The collection spans the years from 1920 to 1980, and consists of articles, correspondence, notebooks, reprints, short stories, and speeches.

Dates: 1920-1980

George Yeisley Rusk papers

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Identifier: MS-0118
Abstract George Yeisley Rusk was a theologian, philosopher, writer, and teacher. The bulk of the collection consists of Rusk's published and unpublished writings on mainly philosophical and religious subjects. Included also are personal financial records, papers related to societies and organizations, research on a planned resident community in Columbia, Md., notes and recommendations from Rusk's tenure at the University of Baltimore, handwritten sermons, most likely from the 1920s, and a selection...
Dates: 1921-1974

Hugh Hawkins papers

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Identifier: MS-0188
Abstract

This collection consists of Hugh Hawkins including a two volume typescript of Hawkins' published work Pioneer : a history of the Johns Hopkins University, 1874-1899 and other material, including correspondence and photographs.

Dates: 1950-1963

J. Woodford Howard, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0908
Abstract

The professional papers of Professor J. Woodford Howard, Jr. (1931-2017), a faculty member in the Department of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University. Howard's academic interests were American public law and the judicial process, and his papers include correspondence, working files, and university committee and student records from the 1930s to 2003.

Dates: 1930s-2003; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Jacques Barzun papers

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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

John G. A. Pocock papers

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Identifier: MS-0425
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1962-2017

Johns Hopkins University alumni collection

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Identifier: MS-0683
Abstract

This collection includes donations from Johns Hopkins University alumni that document student life, frequently reflecting the donor's personal experience as a student at Johns Hopkins University. The collection includes photographs, letters, student notes, and other material. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: 1840-1994

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Jacobsen collection

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Identifier: MS-0561
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920s-1982

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

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Identifier: MS-0673
Abstract

This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).

Dates: 1818-2015

Larzer Ziff papers

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Identifier: MS-0639
Abstract

Professor Larzer Ziff became the Caroline Donovan Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University in 1981. He served as chair of the Department of English from 1991 to 1995. This collection consists of the professional and teaching files of Larzer Ziff from the 1960s to 2008. The collection primarily includes course materials, conference papers, and his writings, both published and unpublished.

Dates: 1960s-2008

Maurice Bessman papers

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Identifier: MS-0667
Abstract

Maurice Bessman is an emeritus professor of biochemistry and enzymology in the Department of Biology at Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists of workbooks, lecture notes, slides, transparencies, research notes, manuscripts, exams, conference papers and journal articles, photographs, and correspondence. These materials span 1956 to 2007.

Dates: 1956-2007

Richard Threlkeld Cox papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0132
Abstract

The collection consists of a few items of correspondence, clippings, pamphlest, and a partially typed manuscript of "The Algebra of Probably Inference."

Dates: 1958-1972

Rufus Isaacs papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0309
Abstract

Rufus Isaacs was a mathematician and the creator of a field of mathematics called differential games. The collection consists of conference material, correspondence with colleagues, reprints of articles, a photocopy of his first paper on differential games from the Rand Corporation, and a draft of the preface for the 1965 edition of "Differential Games." Materials span in date from 1941 to 1975.

Dates: 1941 - 1975

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was an American musician, poet and author. The collection spans the years 1838 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1838 to 1972. The material consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1838-1972; 1838-1998

Stephen Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Contents A 61 page manuscript item related to black Americana being a typed story written by a woman named Janet Hay Houston. She was a missionary and one of nine children born from Margaret Parks Paxton and noted minister, Samuel Rutherford Houston. "The Flying Brigades" is essentially a story of a missionary who gathers a group of other women to provide Christian outreach to the lumber camps of West Virginia. In lumber camps, the workers referred to itinerant ministers who conducted...
Dates: 1922

The John Barth collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

Victor Lowe collection of Alfred North Whitehead materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0282
Abstract

Alfred North Whitehead was an English mathematician and philosopher born on the Isle of Thanet in 1861. The bulk of the collection is formed by correspondence between some members of the Whitehead family: Alfred North Whitehead, his wife Evelyn Willoughby-Wade Whitehead, their son T. North Whitehead, and their daughter-in-law Margaret Whitehead dating from the 1920s-1940s.

Dates: 1899-1949; Majority of material found within 1924-1939

William H. McClain papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0619
Abstract William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Dates: 1950s-1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1994

William Hand Browne papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0011
Abstract

Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.

Dates: 1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912

Willie Lee Rose papers

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Identifier: MS-0905
Abstract

Professional and personal papers of Willie Lee Rose, a historian of the Civil War and the Reconstruction era and faculty member in the history department at Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: 1944-2014

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