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Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Irene Aloha Wright collection of Cuban revolt letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0028
Abstract

Irene Aloha Wright, American writer and journalist, was born in 1879. She became a special writer for the Havana Post (1904 - 1905) and city editor of the Havana Daily Telegraph (1905 - 1907). The collection consists of correspondence (primarily in Spanish and addressed to the Havana Daily Telegraph) written during the August (1906) Revolution.

Dates: 1906 August 23-September 12

James Bunyan papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055705]
Identifier: MS-0452
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of research notes, some of which are written in Cyrillic, and a few pieces of correspondence. One of the letters is a hand-written fragment of Bunyans acceptance of a fellowship to the Page school. The documents in the collection are a mixture of manuscripts and typescripts.

Dates: 1910s

Jan Michael Minkowski papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0319
Scope and Contents The papers of Johns Hopkins University professor, Jan Michael Minkowski, document his demanding course work and research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1946-1948, and his teaching and research career at Hopkins, 1960-1987. Along with his student papers are lecture notes, and other course material from classes taught by Dr. Minkowski in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Included are notes and contract information from Dr. Minkowski's position as research...
Dates: 1946-1987

John Weatherburn collection

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030048338]
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract

John Weatherburn was born in the village of Kenton, England, April 23, 1750 and immigrated to the United States in 1772. The collection consists of a diary, letterbook, daybook, and two journals of Baltimore merchant, John Weatherburn ranging from 1766-1816.

Dates: 1766-1816

Johns Hopkins University Joseph Sweetman Ames collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0061
Abstract

Joseph Sweetman Ames became Director of the Physical Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University in 1901. He taught until becoming provost of the University in 1926 and president from 1929 to 1935. This collection largely consists of speeches and lectures given at Johns Hopkins, but also includes correspondence, photographs, reprints, and biographical information.

Dates: 1888-1968

Laurence Hall Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0413
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains most of the working papers from Fowler's architectural practice (1906-1945) as well as photographs documenting other architects' work in the area. These plans, photographs and documents represent one of the most important archives on the built environment of Baltimore.

Dates: 1892 - 1948

Lloyd Logan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0487
Abstract

Lloyd Logan was a chimst and Johns Hopkins professor born in Nova Scotia in 1890. The collection consists of material relating to Lloyd Logan's days as a student at Johns Hopkins, his service in World War I, and his research and patents spanning 1918-1939.

Dates: 1917 - 1939

Margaret Donaldson Boehm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044-a
Abstract Margaret Donaldson Boehm was born in Baltimore, MD in 1894. She attended Roland Park Country School and later The Johns Hopkins University where she was a student of Arthur O. Lovejoy, professor of Philosophy. The collection consists of 47 diaries (1910-1956) of Margaret Donaldson Boehm; one diary (1883) of her father, G. Herbert Boehm; letters (1928-1951) of Henry Woodd Nevinson and his wife, Evelyn Sharp; and a copy of Miss Boehm's master's essay (1925), "The Conception of Pride in 17th...
Dates: 1883-1956

Margery W. Harriss correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0505
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence with Margery Harriss and gives a glimpse of life in Baltimore from 1930 to 1979, though most material dates from the 1940's and 1950's. Included is a small collection of correspondence with her husband, R. P. Harriss. The correspondence is arranged into two series.

Dates: 1919 - 1979

Mary C. Goodwillie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0021
Abstract Mary C. Goodwillie was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1870, the daughter of Thomas C. and Mary Goodwillie. She attended Miss Hershey's School in Boston, there developing a love and appreciation of literature. She came to Baltimore with her family in 1898. Goodwillie was for many years active in the Family Welfare Association and from 1924-1945 was president of the Baltimore Social Service Exchange. She was also president of the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Library, and during World...
Dates: 1916 - 1949

Merchants collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0206
Abstract

The manuscripts in this artificial collection are largely the records of Philadelphia merchants dealing with Baltimoreans in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Dates: 1773-1864

NAACP fundraising letters, 1961-1968 and undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 24
Scope and Contents

Three "Dear Friend" letters from the NAACP to supporters, soliciting financial donations to support their activities. These letters supported fundraising campaigns for the 1961 Holiday Seal campaign, the Special Contribution Fund, and the Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Dates: 1961-1968 and undated

Prosper Mérimée handwritten letter to A. Romieu

 Collection — Box BW-7: [Barcode: 31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0734
Abstract

Prosper Mérimée (1803-1870) was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer, perhaps best known for his novella Carmen. This item is a handwritten letter by Mérimée to Auguste Romieu, dated May 26, 1852, Paris. The letter spans one page and a half, in addition to two blank pages.

Dates: 1852 May 26

Robert Balk papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0215
Abstract

The papers of geologist, Robert Balk, include research files, photographs, writings, correspondence, and approximately 50 field notebooks. The materials date from 1922 to 1956.

Dates: 1922-1956

Roger Brooke Taney letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0064
Abstract

Roger Brooke Taney (1777-1864) was the fifth Chief Justice of the United States. Collection consists largely of letters (1838-1856, 58 items) written by Taney to his son-in-law lawyer James Mason Campbell (1810-1869).

Dates: 1815-1856

Sidney Offit papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0395
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings...
Dates: 1932-1997

Spelman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0392
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

Dates: 1726 - 1972

Ted Marshall letters

 Collection — Box BW-7: [Barcode: 31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0663
Abstract Edward "Ted" Athelstan Marshall was born Edward Howard Marshall on May 8, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Johns Hopkins University from 1939 to 1943, where he majored in English Literature. Upon commencement, Marshall joined the U.S. Army infantry the same year. He was killed in combat in Europe on November 10, 1944. This bound volume, commissioned by his family, contains circa 2008 reproductions (high-quality scans) and transcriptions of letters from Edward Marshall to his family...
Dates: 1943 - 1944

The Roseanne Klass collection on Afghanistan and the Soviet-Afghan War

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0470
Abstract

Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Urban Planning Conferences collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-GAR-023
Scope and Contents The collection (1943) of the Urban Planning Conferences consists of the mimeographed proceedings, newspaper clippings, May to November, 1943, announcements of the printed report from the Johns Hopkins Press, a program outlining the agenda, and invitations from Mrs. John Work Garrett.It is likely the mimeographed report of the Urban Planning Conferences is a copy of the material submitted for the published volume. Michael Rosenauer, Chairman of the Conferences, was responsible for...
Dates: 1943 - 1944

William Churchill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Abstract William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, ...
Dates: 1908-1911

William Law Phelps papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-HUT-008
Scope and Contents This collection is formed by the legal papers (1741-1840) of William Law Phelps and other solicitors who were associated in a legal practice in Evesham, England. The papers are bound into 15 volumes without any apparent chronological or subject order. Despite the absence of a precise order, the papers are a good representation of the work of an English country solicitor in the nineteenth century.The bulk of the material is in the form of correspondence (1803- 1834) addressed to...
Dates: 1741 - 1840