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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Records documenting the activities of the executive office of the Institute. Includes correspondence from prospective lecturers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Fiske, and James Russell Lowell (1867-1913); correspondence concerning the library, including letters received from Abram Stevens Hewitt of Cooper Union, E. W. Blatchford of the Newberry Library, and Melvil Dewey; numerous letters from the Institute librarian, Philip R. Uhler, to the provost reporting library activities during the...
Overview 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 the...
Overview 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.
Overview Dr. Carrie May Zintl was a Classicist, who after extensive study in Rome, Vienna, Leipzig and Munich, received her doctorate from Hopkins in 1929. She was daughter of Professor William Kurrelmeyer, an expert in German culture and a Bible scholar at Johns Hopkins University. The bulk of the collection dates from 1968-1992 and is mostly related to the latter part of her life and teaching career, but also includes notebooks of Dr. Zintl's paternal grandparents, one of which is dated 1856-1871.
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Overview Frederick B. Noyes was born in 1872. He attended Johns Hopkins University and received his B.A in 1893. This collection consists of classroom notes written by Noyes while he was an undergraduate student at Johns Hopkins University during the years 1891 to 1893.
Overview Henry Harrisse was a scholar and bibliographer whose particular interest was the discovery of America. He was born in Paris in 1829. The collection consists largely of items removed from books in the Harrisse Collection in Special Collections at Johns Hopkins dating from approximately 1876-1910, as well as correspondence about Harrisse after his death, dating from 1937-1941.
Overview Henry Valentine Miller was an American writer active from the 1950s-1980. The collection contains typescripts of three of Henry Miller's works: "Books in My Life," "Big Sur," and "The Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch," a photocopy of a transcript of Henry Miller's deposition, and a typed letter from Harvery M. Grossman to Henry Miller.
Overview Hermann Collitz he accepted the newly established chair in Germanic Philology at Johns Hopkins University in 1907. The papers span the period 1846-1935 and consist of correspondence; photographs; newspaper clippings; course outlines and examinations; committee minutes and reports; reprints, dissertations and public lectures of other authors collected by Collitz; drafts, typescripts and reprints of articles by Collitz; notes and notebooks; research notes; lectures and articles. A considerable...
Overview John Charles Geyer was as a teacher, writer, and consultant on environmental matters born in 1906. This collection consists largely of writings, subject files relating to environment consulting and teaching at Johns Hopkins University, and some personal items, spanning 1952-1980.
Overview John Martin Vincent (1857-1939) years was a Professor of European History at Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files, and personal materials ranging in date from 1881 to 1925. The bulk of the material is correspondence dating from 1900-1910.