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essays

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Jo Freeman feminist essay, "The Bitch Manifesto"

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034440440], Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-0834
Abstract

This collection consists of an essay titled, “The Bitch Manifesto,” considered to be one of the leading texts of the Second Wave Feminist movement, and one of the earliest examples of language reclamation made by a social movement. The essay was written by Jo Freeman, under her movement name "Joreen," and originally published in 1970.

Dates: 1968-1970

Jorge Luis Borges “Elementos de preceptiva” proofs

 Collection — Box BW-1: [Barcode: 31151034393011], Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0956
Scope and Contents Early proofs for Jorge Luis Borges’ essay “Elementos de preceptiva,” which was first published in Sur Year III, No. 7, April 1933 and later reprinted in several collections of Borges’ work. In the essay, Borges analyzes four passages in verse, including a close reading of a line from Paradise Lost, “El estudio de la venganza, el odio inmortal,” and a stanza from e.e. cummings. In the section in which he examines cummings, the proofs contain...
Dates: 1933

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

Wei-Liang Chow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0762
Abstract

Wei-Liang Chow (1911-1995), known as Chow Wei-Liang in the Chinese tradition, was a Johns Hopkins University professor and mathematician, renowned for his breakthroughs in algebraic geometry. This collection includes some of the professional papers of Professor Chow, including typed letters to and from the mathematician, as well as typed, sometimes handwritten, drafts of some of his essays. The papers range from 1948 to 1995, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1946 - 1995

William S. Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0668
Abstract William S. Wilson (1932-), born in Baltimore, 1932, was graduated with Honors in Philosophy of Science from the University of Virginia, then went on to Yale University where he received an M.A. and Ph.D. in English literature. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts art-writer’s grant and Warhol Foundation Grant, 2012, for a book about the life and art of Ray Johnson. Wilson's mother was May Wilson (1905-1986), pioneer of the feminist and mail art movement, best known for her...
Dates: 1963 - 2009