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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

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

John Dos Passos collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0780
Abstract

This small collection contains photographs, a calling card, and letters relating to American novelist John Dos Passos (1896-1970). Included in the collection is a letter from Dos Passos to Spanish academic José Robles regarding Robles' translation of Dos Passos' novel Manhattan Transfer into Spanish. The papers range from approximately 1899 to 1922.

Dates: approximately 1899-1922

Johns Hopkins University alumni collection

 Collection
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 collection of African American history and culture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0845
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection of printed materials, diaries, photographs, and other items created from 1800 to 1988.

Dates: 1800 - 1988

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

 Collection
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

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0545
Abstract

This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1830s-1967

Joseph Schillinger papers

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Identifier: PIMS-0048
Abstract

Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.

Dates: 1901-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Junius Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0622
Abstract

Junius Griffin was an African-American journalist born in Stonega, Virginia on January 13th, 1929. The papers contain news clippings, photographs, and documents spanning 1955-1977.

Dates: 1955-1977

Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0138
Abstract Katherine Jacobson Fleisher is a pianist and piano instructor. She taught at the Peabody Institute from 1977 to 2021 and performed as a soloist and as one half of the Fleisher-Jacobson Piano Duo with her husband, Leon Fleisher. Materials in the Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers include concert programs for solo performances and for the Fleisher-Jacobson Duo; clippings and press releases from national and international publications; professional files related to her travels and participation...
Dates: 1972 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Kent D. Currie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0556
Abstract

Kent D. Currie was a printer and typographer who lived in Baltimore, Maryland. The bulk of the collection is formed by Currie's collection of type samples. It includes brochures from Europe, in particular Holland and United States, with a significant attention to Baltimorean type designers. Noteworthy is also Currie's correspondence. The papers span the 1920s to 1950s.

Dates: 1920s-1950s

Keyser family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Abstract

Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: approximately 1784-1985; Majority of material found within 1870s-1950s

Leon Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0081
Abstract Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (1928-2020) had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including 61 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory. After making his debut at age 16 with Pierre Monteux conducting, Fleisher toured internationally as a soloist until a neurological condition caused him to lose the full use of his right hand. After three decades of focusing on performing the piano repertoire for the left hand, conducting various ensembles, and...
Dates: 1875 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Lester Dequaine collection on Rosa Ponselle

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Identifier: PIMS-0004
Abstract The most sought-after soprano of the 1920s and 1930s, Rosa Ponselle (née Rosa Ponzillo, 1897–1981) began her musical career in a vaudeville act with her sister Carmela Ponselle. Upon hearing Rosa Ponselle for the first time, Enrico Caruso took her under his wing and they appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage together in La Forza del Destino and La Juive. She would go on to sing the title role in the Metropolitan's revival...
Dates: 1907 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1918-1938
Found in: Peabody Archives

Lloyd Logan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0487
Abstract

Lloyd Logan was a chimst and Johns Hopkins professor born in Nova Scotia in 1890. The collection consists of material relating to Lloyd Logan's days as a student at Johns Hopkins, his service in World War I, and his research and patents spanning 1918-1939.

Dates: 1918-1939

Marion Buchman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0141
Abstract

This collection pertains to the writing career and personal life of Baltimore poet Marion Buchman. The materials cover the period circa 1913 to 2000, and the bulk of the materials date from 1932 to 1986.

Dates: 1913-1986

Marion Rosette papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0033
Abstract

The Marion Rosette papers contain scores, working documents, personal papers, and recordings from Rosette’s career as a composer and arranger of children's music.

Dates: Approximately 1935-1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Mary C. Walker papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0015
Abstract

This collection contains Mary C. Walker’s papers acquired throughout her time working at Peabody and years thereafter. The collection consists of personal correspondence, working documents, programs, newspaper clippings of music events, photographs, and personal items.

Dates: 1912 - 2012
Found in: Peabody Archives

Maurice Bessman papers

 Collection
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

Mihály Virizlay papers and cello score collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0007
Abstract

Mihály Virizlay (1931-2008) was a Hungarian-born cellist who had an international career as a concerto and recital soloist, was principal cello of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 40 years, and taught at the Peabody Institute. The Mihály Virizlay papers contain published and manuscript musical scores, chiefly for cello, including Virizlay’s own compositions and arrangements. The collection also includes recordings, concert programs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Dates: 1912 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1962-2004
Found in: Peabody Archives

Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0034
Abstract This is a collection of single item manuscripts or small groupings of materials, 1730s-1983 and undated. This collection includes signatures of Francois Rene de Chateaubriand, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, John Hancock, and Thomas Jefferson; letters from Jefferson Davis, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Gustave Flaubert, James Madison, James Monroe, George Moore, Edgar Allen Poe, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Roger Brooke Taney, Queen Victoria, George Washington, and Woodrow Wilson. There are photostats...
Dates: 1730s-1983 and undated

Otto Ortmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0077
Abstract

Otto Ortmann was the director of Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1928 to 1941 and founder of the conservatory's department of research, where he conducted studies on the education, psychology, and physiology of music. His papers include scores of original compositions, writings on music research, research notes, administrative files, concert programs, photographs, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1900 - 1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Paul Vazkén papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0043
Abstract

Paul Vacek was a violinist, pianist, and composer (using the pen name Paul Vazkén) who studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1946 to 1949. His papers contain manuscript scores of his compositions and arrangements, drafts and fragments of manuscript scores, and personal papers.

Dates: 1940-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Phyllis Bryn-Julson papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0100
Abstract

Soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson taught at the Peabody Institute from 1984 to 2017 and is known for her performances and recordings of 20th-century vocal music. The Phyllis Bryn-Julson papers contain programs, photographs, and other publicity materials from her singing career, correspondence with composers and other musicians, and scores of vocal music with Bryn-Julson's performance markings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-2005; 1880 - 2019
Found in: Peabody Archives

R. Bowling Barnes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0560
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of Dr. Barnes covering his work in infrared spectrocopy, infrared physics, and the electron microscope. The collection spans the 1920s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1920s-1980s

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Johns Hopkins University 16
Frary, Richard, 1947- 3
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 2
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Goodnow, Frank J., 1859-1939 2
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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Francis Delano), 1882-1945 2
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps 2
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 2
Ackerman, Barbara 1
Ackerman, Jack (John R. ) 1
Afghanistan Information Center (Peshawar, Pakistan) 1
Afghanistan Relief Committee 1
Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros. Circus 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
Allred family 1
Allred, Alexandra, 1910-2002 1
Allred, Carter S., 1897-1976 1
Allred, William 1
Allred, William, 1929- 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
American Cotton Picker Co. 1
American Geographical Society of New York 1
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1
American Missionary Association 1
Andrews family 1
Andrews, Donald H. (Donald Hatch), 1898- 1
Antioch College 1
Antioch Gospel Swingers of Camden N.J. 1
Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973 1
Arnold, Rosie J. 1
Austin, Aleine, 1922- 1
Authors Guild Foundation (U.S.) 1
Bailey, James A., 1847-1906 1
Balk, Robert, 1899-1955 1
Ball, James Presley, 1825-1904 1
Baltimore (Md.). Burnt District Commission 1
Baltimore (Md.). Sewerage Commission 1
Baltimore Oriole Festival 1
Baltimore Stationery Company 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Baltimore sun 1
Barnes family 1
Barnes, Patrick Henry, Jr. 1
Barnes, R. Bowling, Jr. 1
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 1
Beal family (New York) 1
Behring, Emil von, 1854-1917 1
Berthelot, M. (Marcellin), 1827-1907 1
Bessman, Maurice J., 1928- 1
Block, George H., Jr., died 2015 1
Bodian, Brenda 1
Bondu, Dave 1
Bondu, Mayme 1
Booze, Marshall 1
Bornschein, Franz C. (Franz Carl), 1879-1948 1
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016 1
Bowman, Robert G. (Robert Goldthwait), 1912- 1
Boyd, Albert 1
Brent family (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Brickman, John M. 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990 1
Bromo-Seltzer 1
Brooks, William H. (William Hathorne), 1805-1877 1
Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Bryn-Julson, Phyllis, 1945- 1
Buchman, Marion 1
Buchman, Marion, 1913-2000 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Buckler, W.H. (William Hepburn), 1867-1952 1
Bunting, Basil 1
Byron, Nicholas G. 1
C&C Photo Studio 1
Cameron, V. V. , Dr. 1
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force 1
Carlton, Phebe, Mrs. 1
Carroll, Charles, 1702-1782 1
Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832 1
Carroll, Marion V., Miss 1
Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921 1
Cassady, Neal 1
Causten, James H., 1788-1874 1
Centennial Celebration 1
Century 21 Exposition (1962, Seattle, Wash.) 1
Century of progress international exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chamber Music Society of Baltimore 1
Charles Scribner's Sons 1
Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte de, 1768-1848 1
Chester, Frances 1
Chester, Slick 1
Church, Ann 1
Cicero, Bob 1
Cicero, Frank 1
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