Johns Hopkins University
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.