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Johns Hopkins University

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Author Letters, 1653 - 2009, bulk: 1920 - 1980

 Series
Abstract

This series consists of 1,119 documents, including letters, manuscripts, drawings, and photographs by noteworthy English and French authors and artists, as well as authors with personal ties to Professors Richard Macksey or Elliot Coleman.

Dates: 1653 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1980

Correspondence regarding the Didache manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055762]
Identifier: MS-0287
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence between Daniel Coit Gilman, Basil Gildersleeve, Nicholas Murray Butler and others regarding obtaining a copy of the Didache manuscript.

Dates: 1885-1888

Franz Schubert “Trout” Quintet recital poster

 Collection — Folder OF-1: [Barcode: 31151034390967]
Identifier: MS-1017
Abstract

A black and white publicity poster for a noontime concert of Schubert's "Trout" Quintet performed by students, faculty, and staff, which was held in Levering Hall in the spring of 1989.

Dates: 1989 Spring

Hopkins Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0078
Abstract

Johns Hopkins (1795-1873) was a highly successful Baltimore merchant and philanthropist. He left much of his wealth to found a university and hospital in Baltimore. This collection contains manuscripts, photographs and printed material by or about Johns Hopkins and his ancestors, 1743-2005.

Dates: 1714 - 2005

Hugh Hawkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0188
Abstract

This collection consists of Hugh Hawkins including a two volume typescript of Hawkins' published work Pioneer : a history of the Johns Hopkins University, 1874-1899 and other material, including correspondence and photographs.

Dates: 1950-1963

News-Letter records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-050
Abstract

The News-Letter, one of the oldest and most successful student organizations at Johns Hopkins, began in the Spring of 1897. This collection consists of News-Letter volumes in various formats from 1897 to present.

Dates: 1897 - 2015; 2017 - Ongoing

Office of the Treasurer records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-09-001
Scope and Contents

The records of the Office of the Treasurer range in date from 1875 to 1983. These records primarily consist of ledgers and financial publications of various types, other financial documentation, correspondence, and subject files.

Dates: 1875-1983

Richard Macksey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0907
Abstract This collection is made up of the papers, letters, photographs, manuscripts, and other ephemera collected by Professor Richard Macksey (1931-2019), who worked in what is now the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute and The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University from 1958 until his formal retirement in 2010. Because of Macksey’s personal interests and his professional work, the time range of the documents is quite wide. The range goes from 1653 to 2009, with most of the dates clustering...
Dates: 1652 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1953 - 2009

University history scrapbook collection

 Collection
Identifier: COLL-0003
Abstract

The University history scrapbooks collection contains 34 volumes of newspaper clippings and articles featuring Johns Hopkins University history and notable accomplishments by its faculty and students from approximately the 1840s to the 1980s.

Dates: 1843-1987, undated

Vertical reference file collection

 Collection
Identifier: COLL-0006
Abstract

The Vertical Reference File is an "artificial" collection consisting of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, curriculum vitaes, and other informational materials concerning Hopkins-related topics, such as individuals, buildings, athletic events, and lecture series. Files on individuals often contain obituaries or other biographical materials.

Dates: 1900s-2000s

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

Winston D. Walters photographs

 Collection — Box BW-1: [Barcode: 31151034393011], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0951
Content Description

5 photographs of Walters at Johns Hopkins University circa 1934-1937, one newspaper clipping from 1934 describing his four-year fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, and a photocopy of a biographical sketch of Winston Danae Walters published after his death in 1968.

Dates: circa 1934-1968