Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of about 1,000 20th century postcards, chiefly depicting libraries but also featuring about 100 postcards depicting scenes related to book reading, bookselling, and book collecting. The collection was named in honor of Charlotte Tufts, the librarian and deltiologist who created the collection.
Don Swann, Jr. is a graduate of Princeton University in Art and Archaeology, attended the Maryland Institute College of Art and Johns Hopkins University and studied with his father for four years. He has completed almost three dozen etchings of his own. He will carry on the organization of the Ethcrafters Art Guild which was founded by his father. This collection includes a limited edition, signed etching of MIlton S. Eisenhower Library, created by Don Swann, Jr. after 1974.
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).
Copied from information provided by donor: Etching made by Susan Walton Kemp (1918 - 2002) for her fiance Joseph Burnham Gray (1915-1998) who was a chemical engineering graduate student at Johns Hopkins, completing his PhD in June 1941. Although he did not invent Lyrica (spandex), he helped develop the mixing process for it while working for DuPont.
Processing note: The Gas Engineering Building later became the office of the Johns Hopkins University News-letter.
This is an artifically assembled collection of Russian-made postcards, with materials selected by the curators of Special Collections. The postcards date from approximately 1900 to the 1930s.
This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.
This collections consists of one bound volume. It is a scrapbook put together by Dr. Cowles to display his collection of newspaper articles, drawings and photos about the oyster trade in the Chesapeake Bay area. The collection provides a look at the struggle amongst oyster tongers, oyster farmers and the Republican and Democratic parties to find a solution to declining oyster population in the early 20th century.
Russian poster with Russian phrase that can be translated as, "Everyone come out for the Communist subbotnik!", 1974. Subbotniks were days of volunteer work following the October Revolution that took place on Saturday. The tradition is continued in modern Russia and some other former Soviet Republics. Subbotniks are mostly organized for cleaning the streets of garbage, fixing public amenities, collecting recyclable material, and other community services.