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diaries

 Subject
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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Canby A. Alexander diary

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0723
Abstract This diary was started by Canby A. Alexander in January 1883, when he was 10 years old and living in Cecil County, Maryland. At 10, Alexander was no longer enrolled in school but instead was occupied with the family farm and the comings and goings of his extended family, neighbors and friends. The Alexanders may have been descendants of Robert Alexander, once a delegate to the Continental Congress, who later defected to the Royal Navy. His estate became the town of Elkton, Maryland. Canby...
Dates: 1883, 1895-1896

Frank Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0066
Abstract

Frank Frick was a Baltimore businessman and supporter of the arts. His papers include a family scrapbook and six volumes of his personal travel diary from 1860 to 1909.

Dates: 1860-1909

French prisoner of war journal from World War II titled "La Dernière Heure" ["The Last Hour"]

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0771
Abstract

This collection includes three issues of a prisoner of war camp journal titled "La Dernière Heure," created in April, May, and July of 1943 by French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar.

Dates: 1943 April-July

Gilbert V. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0620
Abstract A native of Baltimore, Gilbert V. Levin obtained his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1947 and his M.S. in Sanitary Engineering in 1948, and received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 1963. He is the founder of Spherix Inc., and the principal investigator of the Mars Viking Mission Labeled Release Experiment. This collection of his papers represents Levin’s professional scientific career, including correspondence with colleagues, the pursuit of over 50...
Dates: 1950-2009

Handwritten manuscript diary of an upstate New York Black woman

 Collection — 1
Identifier: MS-0607
Scope and Contents 1928 handwritten manuscript diary of an upstate New York hardworking Black woman:This 'single entry ledger' was probably used as an accouting type book for the first 74 pages, which were then excised and the book was turned into a journal starting on page 75. It has a total of 113 pages in pencil running from March 29 through December 19, 1928. The author is believed to be an African- American woman belonging to 'Harry Family House' in Montgomery, Orange County, New York. She is...
Dates: 1928 March-December

Hopkins Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0078
Abstract

Johns Hopkins (1795-1873) was a highly successful Baltimore merchant and philanthropist. He left much of his wealth to found a university and hospital in Baltimore. This collection contains manuscripts, photographs and printed material by or about Johns Hopkins and his ancestors, 1743-2005.

Dates: 1714 - 2005

Hugh L. Dryden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0147
Abstract

These papers consist of writings, diaries, printed material, photographs, and correspondence relating to NASA administrator and Johns Hopkins University alumnus Hugh L. Dryden's personal and professional life. Also included are his student work, diaries, sermons, awards, and honorary degrees. The overall collection spans from 1908 to 1966.

Dates: 1908-1966

James Morrison Arnell journal

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030070852]
Identifier: MS-0507
Abstract

This collection consists of a Journal of a tour through the middle and southern United States from December 7, 1822 to June 25, 1823. The journal is an account of the first large-scale missionary effort to convert American Jews to Christianity.

Dates: 1822 December 7 - 1823 June 25

Janney family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0572
Abstract

The Janney family papers include correspondence, photographs, marriage certificates, photocopies of family trees, and travel diaries. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: 19th and 20th century

John Pendleton Kennedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0058
Abstract

John Pendleton Kennedy was an influential writer, politician, and businessman in the Baltimore area who was instrumental in the establishment of the Peabody Institute. His papers include correspondence with many notable American cultural and political figures of the 19th century, as well as manuscripts, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous business documents.

Dates: 1812-1890