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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 members of the Whitehead family: Alfred North Whitehead, his wife, Evelyn, their son, T. North and his wife, Margaret dating from the 1920s-1940s.
Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.
Elliott Coleman founded the Department of Writing, Speech and Drama at Johns Hopkins University in September 1946, the predecessor to The Writing Seminars. The collection consist of correspondence, manuscript poems, printed materials, and photographs. It spans the years 1932 to 1980 with the bulk of the material from 1978-1979.
J. Louis Kuethe (born 1905) served as assistant librarian at Johns Hopkins University for 43 years. The collection consists of articles published by Kuethe in Baltimore newspapers, correspondence related to his writings, and Kuethe's notes for a survey of place names of Maryland all dating from 1939-1968.
Lynne Poole hosted an produced the first education television series in America, "Johns Hopkins Science Review" (1948-1955). The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and articles related to Lynn Poole's pioneering work in educational television at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1948-1976.
Mary Therese McCarthy (1912–1989) was an American novelist, critic and political activist. The collection includes publicity releases from the publisher Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1979), a hand-written letter (1985), and two photographs of Mary McCarthy.
The Phoebe B. Stanton papers contain various publications, photographs, notes, and correspondence related to Stanton’s research on architecture. Research topics include architects such as Edmund Lind, Episcopal churches, and the city of Baltimore.