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Authors, American

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Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Jean McGarry papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0418
Overview Jean McGarry (born 1948) was an author of fiction and a Professor at the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars. The collection consists of hand-written manuscripts and corrected typescripts of McGarry's works, as well as correspondence and teaching material, dating from 1985-1997.

John Charles Geyer papers

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Identifier: MS-0343
Overview John Charles Geyer was as a teacher, writer, and consultant on environmental matters born in 1906. This collection consists largely of writings, subject files relating to environment consulting and teaching at Johns Hopkins University, and some personal items, spanning 1952-1980.

John Dos Passos library card application

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0710
Overview John Dos Passos (1896-1970) was an American novelist and artist active in the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and he went on to Harvard College, graduating in 1916. He was well-traveled, visiting Europe and the Middle East, where he learned about literature, art, and architecture. He is best known for his U.S.A. trilogy, which consists of the novels The 42nd Parallel (1930), 1919 (1932), and The Big Money (1936). In 1998, the Modern Library ranked the...

John Thomas Scharf papers

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Identifier: MS-0081
Overview John Thomas Scharf (1843–1898) was a United States historian and author. The collection consists of his original documents as well as those of other historians, including Henry B. Dawson and Thompson Westcott. The materials span in date from 1750-1947.

John Updike papers

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Identifier: MS-0489
Overview American writer John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania in 1932. The collection consists of edited typescripts, correspondence, and galley proofs of five of John Updike's short stories and one interview, spanning 1970 to 1980.

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Jacobsen collection

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Identifier: MS-0561
Overview Josephine Jacobsen was a poet, short story writer, and literary critic. She was educated by private tutors at Roland Park Country School and graduated in 1926. Jacobsen's papers include drafts of her works, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. They range from the 1920s to 1982.

Kenneth Lasson papers

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Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents Collection consists largely of research notes, interview tapes, drafts and correspondence relating to seven of Lasson's books and legal articles. The material dates from 1966 to 1990. The material in this collection relates almost entirely to Lasson's writings, especially his books, and reflects his interest in the interaction between U.S. citizens and their government. Most of the articles appeared in law journals (1985-90) and deal with racism and free speech, racism in higher education,...

Lynn Poole papers

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Identifier: MS-0027
Overview Lynne Poole hosted an produced the first education television series in America, "Johns Hopkins Science Review" (1948-1955). The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and articles related to Lynn Poole's pioneering work in educational television at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1948-1976.

Marianne Moore correspondence with Stephen Garmey

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Identifier: MS-0696
Overview Marianne Craig Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and wit. Stephen Garmley was a friend a Moore's an a longtime vicar of Calvary Eposicopal Church. Garley was also the author of Gramercy Park: An Illustrated History of a New York Neighborhood (1984). The collection spans 1957 to 1962 and chiefly is made up of letters...

Matheson collection of John Barth materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0314
Overview John Simmons Barth (born 1930) is an American writer, best known for his postmodernist and metafictional fiction. This collection is formed by two printed items dating from 1973 and 1980.