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letters (correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 206 Collections and/or Records:

Isaiah Bowman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0058
Overview 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.

J. Montgomery Gambrill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0669
Overview 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.

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...

James Croll letter

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0276
Overview 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.

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

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0715
Overview 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.

Janney family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0572
Overview The Janney family papers include correspondence, photographs, marriage certificates, photocopies of family trees, and travel diaries. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.

Jean Marie Goulemot collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0809
Overview This collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic items donated by Jean Marie Goulemot, ranging from the 1790s to approximately 1806, includes four manuscript items, and two committee badges. The letters are state correspondence to Le Ministre de la Justice, Prefécts des departements, and Le Ministre de l'Intérieur.

J.H. van 't Hoff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0074
Overview 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.

John Alexander World War I correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0614
Overview John Gurnels Alexander was born March 8, 1888 in Franklin county, Georgia. The collection consists of letters dating from 1909 to 1952 to and from family, friends, soldiers and businesses; as well as Army documents from the war period.

John Dos Passos collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0780
Overview 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.