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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Born in 1884 in Wales, Amy Evans was an operatic soprano who performed in Britain and the United States in the early 20th century. The Amy Evans papers contain personal documents, correspondence, greeting cards, address books, and photographs from Evans and her husband, baritone Fraser Gange.
Overview Records documenting activities of the Board of Trustees of the Peabody Institute. Includes: 12 volumes and several additional folders of recorded minutes of board meetings (1857-1985); Treasurer's reports (1867-1969); Provost's reports (1869-1912); Executive Secretary's reports (1912-45); miscellaneous general records and correspondence; records of the Offices of the President (1859-1970), Vice-President (1876-1905), Secretary (1860-1922), and Treasurer (1857-1941), the bulk of the latter...
Overview The Peabody Institute was founded by George Peabody in Baltimore in 1857 as a cultural institution comprising a library, public lecture series, academy of music, and art gallery. The founding documents in the collection include the original letter establishing the institute drafted by John Pendleton Kennedy and signed by George Peabody, a list of individuals approved by George Peabody for inclusion on the board of trustees, a letter of acceptance signed by 22 original members of the founding...
Overview The Affirmative Action Office evolved out of the University's Affirmative Action Program, formulated in June 1970, in order to increase employment of minorities and females within the University. Yvonne Theodore was appointed Affirmative Action Officer in August 1971, and was under the jurisdiction of Joseph Rumburger, Director of Personnel Services and Director of Equal Employment Opportunity Programs. The records of the Affirmative Action Office range in date from 1970 to 1980 and include...
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, ephemera, a small collection of material related to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina," photographs, and a scrapbook. Correspondence is primarily written by and to members of the Floyd and Urner families from the 1890s to the 1930s. The small collection of materials relating to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina" spans 1896 to 1915 and includes...
Overview 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...
Overview The Hodson family was a prominent Maryland family that began in Dorchester, Maryland. "Colonel" Clarence Hodson, who founded the Beneficial Corporation (originally the Beneficial Loan Society), was a Hodson descendant. The Hodson Family papers consists of materials related to the Hodson family spanning 1665 to 1950, with the bulk of the materials from 1665 to 1920. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and genealogical information, but also includes newspaper advertisements,...
Informatione in causa della lite fra poveri e[t?] ricchi delli Hebrei [Documents concerning the litigation between poor and rich Jews]
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Overview Following the Spanish and Portuguese expulsions at the end of the 15th century, the resulting influx of Jews from the Iberian Peninsula often resulted in strained relationships between the new arrivals and the members of native Jewish communities in which they relocated. A folio such as this is an early 17th century copy of documents concerning this historical episode. This item is an informational document, detailing issues of litigation between affluent, longer established Jews and recently...
Overview The Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection which spans from the 18th to the 20th century. The collection consists of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.