Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The material is diverse, including engravings, drawings, posters, and medals, ranging from the 18th to the 20th century. Much of the collection is oriented toward the avant-garde, so even the 18th-century material tends to be literature of the margins. It is especially strong in 19th and 20th century avant-garde material (Symbolisme, Cabaret literature, political and social satire, Surrealism).
Robert Hall Lewis was a composer who taught at the Peabody Institute from 1969 to 1980. This collection contains newspaper clippings and related publicity about Lewis, correspondence between Lewis and the Peabody Institute, two photocopies of the holograph for his String Quartet No. 4, and three musical sketches for his Symphony No. 4.
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.