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memoirs

 Subject
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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Adele V. Holden Returnings manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394118]
Identifier: MS-1021
Abstract

This collection contains a draft of poet Adele V. Holden's memoir of her childhood as a Black woman on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, which was ultimately published as Down on the Shore: The Family and Place That Forged a Poet's Voice but is titled here Returnings.

Dates: 1998

David P. Stern archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0718
Abstract Born in Czechoslovakia, David Stern grew up in Israel, studying physics at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) in Haifa, where he wrote his doctoral thesis on an underground experiment on cosmic rays. Until his retirement in 2001, Stern was associated with Goddard Space Flight Center, studying theoretical aspects of the Earth's magnetosphere, in particular its large-scale electrodynamics, global description of its magnetic fields, and...
Dates: 1973-2010

Edward E. Ayer typescript memoir

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0719
Abstract Edward Everett Ayer (1841-1927) was an American business magnate, best remembered for the endowments of his substantial collections of books and original manuscripts to the Newberry Library and Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. He had over time built an immense fortune out of supplying timber to the 19th century's fast-growing railroad industry. The collection contains a bound volume of a memoir written by Ayer, titled Reminiscences and Travels of Edward E....
Dates: circa 1924

Frank Tenney Stockton papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051977]
Identifier: MS-0133
Abstract

The collection consists of pamphlets, reprints, a list of Stockton's publications, Curriculum Vitae and various memoirs of Stockton.

Dates: 1908-1970

Johns Hopkins University Latin American collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0737
Abstract

This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript materials acquired by Special Collections curators, relating to Latin American history and spanning from the 18th to early 20th century.

Dates: 1759 - 1913

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0673
Abstract

This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).

Dates: 1818-2015

Keyser family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Abstract

Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: approximately 1784-1985; Majority of material found within 1870s-1950s

Marie Dujardin memoir

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055762]
Identifier: MS-0290
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one volume of short sketches of various people, mostly French, written by Marie Dujardin, the widow of French journalist and writer, Edouard Dujardin. It concerns individuals associated with the Belle Époque.

Dates: undated

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874 - 2011