Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes a number of Russian propaganda posters ranging from the early days of World War I to the Russian civil war and the Revolution.
Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.
Gerhard H. Dieke, an authority on spectroscopy and solid state physics, was born in Rheda, Germany in 1901. The collection, dated 1922 to 1963, includes some personal correspondence, letters of introduction, travel passes, notices of conferences, and a bibliography of Dr. Dieke's personal library; most items are unrelated to his teaching and research at the University.
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.
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.
This collection includes one volume of Veche, a samizdat manuscript of underground Russian literature, published in 1972 by Vladimir Osipov. Samizdat means "self-published" in Russian.
Thomas F. Flannery was born in Carbondale, Pennsylvania in 1919. In 1957, he moved to Baltimore and became the first editorial cartoonist for The Evening Sun in 1957. Topics include: Baltimore and Maryland, sports and personages, national issues and world affairs in the late 1950s through the 1960s, including the Kennedy presidency, the war in Vietnam, and the Cold War.
W.W. Holland was an industrial chemist and Hopkins researcher. Collection deals largely with Holland's work (1930-1934) on the Gyro process of cracking petroleum to produce gasoline. Includes research data, reports, correspondence, and printed material.