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Subject Source: Fast

Found in 284 Collections and/or Records:

Sidney Painter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0033
Abstract

This collection contains research material, writings, and course lecture notes dating from 1902-1960.

Dates: 1902-1960

Signers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-GAR-020
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of holographic letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence. Many of the letters describe the proceedings in Congress and some contain information relaitng to the progress of the Revolutionary War. One signer, Lewis Morris (1726-1798), is not included in the collection.

Dates: 1764-1828

Sir William Brown correspondence to Abbott Lawrence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0717
Abstract Sir William Brown, 1st Baronet DL (1784–1864) was a British merchant and banker, founder of the banking-house of Brown, Shipley & Co. and a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons. He sailed with his father and mother for the United States of America, and at Baltimore, Maryland, where his father continued the linen trade in which he had been engaged in Ireland, received in the counting-house his commercial education. He was known for his philalanthropy, particularly in...
Dates: 1845-1846

Slack Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0323
Abstract

The papers in the Slack Family Collection have been artificially arranged and consist largely of correspondence collected by Susan Brune Randall and her daughter, Elizabeth Randall, to form an autograph collection spanning 1853-1928. The collection does not include any significant information regarding family or business interests.

Dates: 1853-1928

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

Stefan Einarsson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0018
Abstract

Stefan Einarsson (born 1897) was a professor of Scandinavian Philology at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of professional correspondence that spans the years 1942 to 1959.

Dates: 1942-1959

Susan Hutchinson Martin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051977]
Identifier: MS-0134
Abstract

Collection consists of draft of manuscript "Melos."

Dates: 1935-1947

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

Thomas Gresham Machen papers

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030050151]
Identifier: MS-0036
Abstract

Thomas Gresham Machen (born 1886) was an architect and book collector. The collection consists of clippings of Baltimore newspapers from 1859, correspondence from 1909 and 1945 relating to rare books, and an undated biographical sketch of Maryland colonial settler, Margaret Brent.

Dates: 1859, 1909, 1945, undated

Thomas Hunt Morgan reprints

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0483
Abstract

Thomas Hunt Morgan (September 25, 1866 – December 4, 1945) was an American evolutionary biologist, geneticist, embryologist, and science author who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1933 for discoveries elucidating the role that the chromosome plays in heredity. This collection consists entirely of reprints of articles spanning 1889 to 1945.

Dates: 1889-1945

Tom Flannery cartoons collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC-002
Abstract

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.

Dates: approximately 1957- approximately 1967

Trade Union collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0337
Abstract

The Trade Union Collection consists of printed material produced by unions and employers' associations dating from 1910-1964.

Dates: 1910-1964

Victor Lowe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0284
Abstract

Victor Lowe (born 1907) was a professor of philosophy at The Johns Hopkins University, and the biographer of mathematician and philosopher, Alfred North Whitehead. This collection of papers largely relates to Lowe's research into the life of Whitehead and consists mainly of research notes, correspondence, and articles about Whitehead collected by Lowe. Included also are some personal papers which Lowe re-filed with these research files.

Dates: 1925-1988

Victoria Lincoln papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0313
Abstract

Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction and journalistic articles born in 1904. The papers consist largely of drafts of her many articles, stories, poems, and novels. The collection spans 1833-1986, with the bulk of the material from 1925-1985.

Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1925-1985

W. J. A. Bliss papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0110
Abstract

William Julian Albert Bliss was born in Washington, DC in 1867 and was both a student and a professor at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of notebooks lecture notes, writings, and correspondence. The material spans 1892-1927, with the bulk spanning 1892-1894 and 1925-1927, and cover two periods of Bliss's career at Hopkins.

Dates: 1892-1927

W. W. Holland papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0231
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1903 - 1956

Walter Albert Patrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0113
Abstract

Walter Albert Patrick was a chemist whose research focused on devising a quick and cheap method of making silica gel, a desiccant, in large quantities. This collection consists of research, correspondence, typescripts, student papers, and publications from 1901-1968.

Dates: 1901-1968

Walter M. Elsasser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0151
Scope and Contents Elsasser's papers consist of correspondence, writings and some personal material. They span the period 1927-1989 although the manuscript material does not begin until 1955. Although best known for his geophysical work, Elsasser believed his controversial ideas in theoretical biology were what historians would want to study. The papers, therefore, are most complete in theoretical biology.The papers include a small amount of correspondence relating to geophysics, but the largest...
Dates: 1927-1989

Walter Milne autograph album

 Item
Identifier: MS-0567
Scope and Contents Dated 1914 in the owenership inscription, this little volume includes a number of quotations and original verses inscribed by family and friends, a pencil sketch of a Sopwith Pup, and a caricature of two black waiters with a caption reading "Cook's Tours Personally Conducted." There are also two nicely accomplished pen-and-ink drawings of ships. Friends have noted favorite authors, "authoresses," and heroines, with two pages devoted to a series of cut-out autographs (possibly not original)...
Dates: 1914

Walter Romeyn Benjamin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0009
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters from contemporary literary figures and publishers.

Dates: 1823-1928

William Bullock Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0098
Abstract

William Bullock Clark was an American geologist born in Brattleboro, Vermont on December 15, 1860. The papers consist of correspondence, invoices, and a scrapbook spanning 1888-1925.

Dates: 1888-1925

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 G. Fastie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0402
Abstract

William (Bill) G. Fastie was a physicist born on December 6, 1916 in Baltimore, Maryland. The collection consists of materials relating to Fastie's professional work in optical physics and astrophysics and ranges in date from 1937-1995, with the bulk of the records concentrated in the 1960s-1980s.

Dates: 1937-1997

William H. McClain papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0619
Abstract William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Dates: 1950s-1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1994

William Hand Browne papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0011
Abstract

Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.

Dates: 1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912