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Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

August Mencken letters to James H. Bready

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030133460]
Identifier: MS-0700
Abstract August Mencken was an American civil engineer and author. He was the younger brother of Henry Louis Mencken, and the son of cigar magnate August Mencken, Sr. James Hall Bready was a Baltimore Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years. This collection consists of 11 letters from August Mencken to James Bready, a columnist at The...
Dates: 1952-1961

Betty Adler collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0237
Abstract

Collection consists of 10 items of Maryland author, Betty Adler (1918-1973). Included are two letters, a literary map of Baltimore (MD) and several clippings from "The Baltimore Sun" (March 11-21, 1973).

Dates: 1970-1973

Broadus Mitchell papers

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030133619]
Identifier: MS-HUT-015
Abstract

Broadus Mitchell was an educator, historian, and biographer of Alexander Hamilton. Mitchell taught economics at Hopkins, 1919-1939, and was active in political affairs and issues of social justice in Baltimore. The collection consists of some papers related to Broadus Mitchell's research for his published work, William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South, (1928) and Mitchell's biographical materials. The papers span from 1928 to 1929 and 1979-1986.

Dates: 1928-1929, 1979-1986

Charles Alphonso Smith papers

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030052298]
Identifier: MS-0050
Abstract

C. Alphonso Smith (1864 – 1924) was an American Professor of English, college dean, philologist, and folklorist. The collection consists largely of clippings from newspapers and periodical regarding the English language and the introduction of slang words used by the military, ranging from 1905-1923.

Dates: 1905-1923

Dexter Archive of Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0379
Abstract

Lewis Anthony Dexter (1915-1995) was an author and professor of political science. The collection consists of over 1200 individual interviews with people in the fields of government, politics, business, industry, and the military dating primarily from 1953 to 1966, but ranging from 1946 to 1972.

Dates: 1946-1972; Majority of material found within 1953-1966

Djuna Barnes collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0977
Scope and Contents

A collection of postcards writer Djuna Barnes sent to family and friends, as well as photographs of her taken by Berenice Abbott.

Dates: 1918 - 1957

Djuna Barnes photographs by Berenice Abbott, 1957-10

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034393052], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

15 contact sheet black and white photographs of Djuna Barnes in October 1957, taken by her friend Berenice Abbott at her studio in New York.

Dates: 1957-10

Douglas Southall Freeman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0019
Abstract

Douglas Southall Freeman (1886 – 1953) was an American historian, biographer, newspaper editor, and author best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington. The collection spans the years 1902-1911, and consists primarily of correspondence between Freeman and his parents.

Dates: 1902-1911; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1908

Edward Lucas White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0056
Abstract

Edward Lucas White (1866-1934) was a classics teacher and author of historical romances, short stories and poetry. The papers span the period 1885-1934 and consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and personal papers.

Dates: 1885-1934

Edward Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Contents Papers consist largely of Edward Spencer's personal papers although there are some papers of his parents and of his grandson Gellert S. Alleman. Edward Spencer's papers relate to his literary career. The earliest papers are school notebooks from the Trinity School in Baltimore (1848-49) and Princeton University (1853-58). Spencer reused his student notebooks for his later literary work so some of these notebooks also contain his stories. Also in the papers are notebooks and drafts of...
Dates: 1803-1960