Subject Source: Fast
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118909]
Overview The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City. The AP, as well as other news organizations covered the Great Strike Wave of 1945-1946, a series of massive post-war labor strikes spanning numerous industries and public utilities. The collection includes twenty-five original Associated Press black-and-white photographs. They are 7x9" photographic prints on glossy paper, with printed captions included on the back of most of the...
Scope and Contents The collection of Austrian economist, Carl Menger (1840-1921), consists of over 200 photographs of European economists who were known to Menger during his lifetime. Many of the men in the photographs were students of Menger, and others were colleagues who had made significant contributions to the field of economics. The photographs are signed, and many include a personal greeting to Menger, all written in German. According to Menger's grandaughter, Eva Menger, the photographs were assembled as...
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030056323]
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eight items donated by Robert Wilson, as well as a corrected typescript of Stein's poem, "One has Not Lost One's Marguerite," which appeared in the April 1926 copy of the Black and Blue Jay, along with a letter from Syndey M. Cone to John French describing the poem's publication in the magazine. The Robert Wilson items are: a copy photograph of Gertrude; an announcement for the play, "Gertrude and Alice"; three greeting cards that use Stein's images and words; the...
Scope and Contents The material is diverse, including engravings, drawings, posters, and medals, ranging from the 18th to the 20th century. Much of the collection is oriented toward the avant-garde, so even the 18th-century material tends to be literature of the margins. It is especially strong in 19th and 20th century avant-garde material (Symbolisme, Cabaret literature, political and social satire, Surrealism).
Overview Georgette Scott (1904-1999) was a novelist and playwright who wrote under the name Joyce MacIver; she was born and raised in Baltimore and began her writing career at the Baltimore Sun. The collection consists of writings, personal materials, printed material, and photographs dating from the 1940s to the 1990s.
Overview 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.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030056539]
Overview Jack Kerouac (1922–1969) was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent. This collection consists of a poster, a publication annoucement, a bibliographic checklist, and a photograh of a painting. The items date from 1975, and roughly 1981-1991.
Overview Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was the fifth owner of the Phoenix Bookshop in Greenwich Village, which he ran until it closed in 1988. The collection consists of materials dating from 1938 to 2006, including correspondence, photographs and copies of Wilson's published writings.