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World War (1939-1945)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Calcutta Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0330
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs of Calcutta, India in the early 1940s, a printed map of Calcutta and Howrah, twelve prints of scenes in India, and one informational clipping about Calcutta removed from the Christian Science Monitor (March 1, 1974).

Dates: approximately 1942-1945, 1974; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Chinese WWII poster

 Collection — Folder OF-1: [Barcode: 31151034395636]
Identifier: MS-1035
Content Description

This collection contains a poster issued by the National Government of the Republic of China's Military Affairs Commission via their Politics Department during World War II. The poster features the slogan, "The nearer you get to victory the harder you should struggle" and shows a stylized image of the Chinese flag and a uniformed soldier carrying a rifle in front of a barbed wire fence.

Dates: between 1939-1945

Christopher Gray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0311
Scope and Contents This collection of papers relates largely to Christopher Gray's professional life as an art historian and to his extensive research for two important works on 19th century artists. Earlier items in the collection are evidence of Dr. Gray's preparation for his teaching and writing career. Research on many aspects of Art are represented in the papers including architecture, sculpture, and painting from the earliest periods to the modern. Aside from passports, there are no personal items...
Dates: 1937 - 1970

Committee on Post-War Planning records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-16-010
Abstract

The Committee on Post-War Planning (first known as the Committee on the Curriculum) was set up on November 12, 1942, by President Isaiah Bowman. The records of the Committee on Post-War Planning date from January 1943 to September 1944. Consisting of minutes, correspondence, curriculum reports, and a final report, the records are concerned with projecting the role of the university after the Second World War.

Dates: 1943 January-1944 September

Corporal Bernard E. Rabinowitz papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030066769]
Identifier: MS-0566
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 399 letters written from Corporal Bernard E. Rabinowitz (179th Infantry Band)to his family in Baltimore, MD. The letters are dated from 1942-1945 and were sent from US bases, Sicily, North Africa, France, and Italy. This collection gives a first-hand account of one soldier's experiences during World War II. There are 230 letters, 140 V-mail, and 29 postcards.

Dates: 1942-1945

Daphne Pauline McGeagh Royal Air Force scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034398978]
Identifier: MS-0896
Abstract

The collection consists of a two-volume scrapbook on the Royal Air Force kept by Daphne Pauline McGeagh from 1942–1944. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of R.A.F. pilots and aircraft with photographs, sketch portraits, and short biographies or profiles. American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand pilots are included.

Dates: 1942 - 1944

Edmund Duffy cartoon collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CC-001
Abstract

Edmund Duffy (1899 – 1962), was an American editorial cartoonist who spent the majority of his professional career working for The Baltimore Sun. This collection consists of approximately 1,000 cartoons from 1924 through 1962.

Dates: 1924-1962

Floyd-Urner family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0629
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, ephemera, a small collection of material related to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina," photographs, and a scrapbook. Correspondence is primarily written by and to members of the Floyd and Urner families from the 1890s to the 1930s. The small collection of materials relating to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina" spans 1896 to 1915 and...
Dates: 1800-1984; Majority of material found within 1800 - 1945

Frank N. Pilling papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0370
Abstract

Frank N. (Francis Nelson) Pilling was born in Baltimore, October 17, 1908. The papers consist largely of his personal writings, some in typescript and some in published form. Other items include correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, and documents and notes from his wartime service in London.

Dates: 1923-1984

Franz Halder collection

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030055564]
Identifier: MS-0388
Abstract

The collection consists of two copies of an unpublished manuscript entitled "Hitler and the German Soldier," one in typescript and one carbon copy, circa 1932-1945. Both volumes are illustrated with hand-drawn maps.

Dates: circa 1932-1945

Frary collection of Ezra Pound

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0788
Abstract

Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was an expatriate American poet, literary critic, a highly influential figure in the development of Imagism, as well as a major contributor to the early modernist poetry movement at the turn of the century. This collection represents the manuscript portion of a larger holding of materials created by or relating to poet Ezra Pound, compiled by collector Richard Frary. The holdings range in time from 1909 to 1986, with most of the materials dating from 1909 to 1960.

Dates: 1909-approximately 2010; Majority of material found within 1909-1960

French prisoner of war journal from World War II titled "La Dernière Heure" ["The Last Hour"]

 Collection — Box BW-5: [Barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0771
Abstract

This collection includes three issues of a prisoner of war camp journal titled "La Dernière Heure," created in April, May, and July of 1943 by French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar.

Dates: 1943 April-July

George Boas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0010
Abstract

George Boas (1891 – 1980) was a Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. The collection spans the years from 1920 to 1980, and consists of articles, correspondence, notebooks, reprints, short stories, and speeches.

Dates: 1920-1980

Isaiah Bowman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0058
Abstract

Isaiah Bowman, fifth president of The Johns Hopkins University and geographer, was born in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, December 26, 1878. The Isaiah Bowman papers offer a fairly complete view of his many-faceted professional life, and Bowman's service as an advisor to the U.S. government and U.S. State Department, particularly in relation to World War I and II, are well-documented in the papers. The papers span from 1902 to 1950.

Dates: 1823 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1950

John Work Garrett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-GAR-019
Abstract

Collection consists largely of correspondence and professional papers of American banker and diplomat, John Work Garrett. Included are items from Garrett's foreign service in Venezuela, Argentina, the Netherlands, and Italy. Other materials relate to political events, locally and internationally (1920-1940). Also in the collection is extensive personal correspondence of Garrett and his wife, Alice, which describes personal friendships, travels, entertainments, and cultural interests.

Dates: 1895-1946

Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0845
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection of printed materials, diaries, photographs, and other items created from 1800 to 1988.

Dates: 1800 - 1988

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0673
Abstract

This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).

Dates: 1818-2015

Kemp Malone papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0129
Abstract

Kemp Malone was a medievalist, philologist, etymologist, authority on Chaucer, and Professor of English Literature at Johns Hopkins University for over 30 years. The papers span the period 1913-1975 and contain drafts, typescripts, proofs, research notes, notebooks, lectures, reprints and news clippings.

Dates: 1913-1975

Kent Roberts Greenfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0022
Abstract

Kent Roberts Greenfield (born 1893) was Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University and chief architect of the official United States Army History of World War II. The collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, student notes, student papers, writings and research notes, printed material, and photographs and postcards. The bulk of the material covers his work as an army historian (1942-1945, 1946-1958).

Dates: 1900-1966

Nagasaki reparations program photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151036980476]
Identifier: MS-0967
Content Description This photograph album titled "賠償機械撤去作業寫真帳" from the Ōmura Mechanical Branch Office (大村管械支所) contains 101 photographs, eleven of which are loose, documenting the activities of the Japanese reparation program in Ōmura and Kawatana in Nagasaki prefecture after World War II, in which industrial equipment was transferred from Japan to several nations as reparations for war damages. The photographs show the warehousing and transportation via truck, rail, and ship of large containers of reparations...
Dates: circa 1947

Nina Bethune scrapbook, 1943 - 1966

 File — Box 15: [Barcode: 31151034391007]
Scope and Contents This scrapbook album belonged to Nina Bethune, chronicling highlights from her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during WWII, as well as post-war travel and other activities in which she and her husband participated.The scrapbook, which is not arranged in chronological order, contains many photographs of Black people presumed to be Nina and her family and friends; greeting cards from family and friends sent to Nina during her time in the WAC; a valentine from Nina's husband...
Dates: 1943 - 1966

Richard Lidz collection of reel-to-reel audio tapes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0659
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of reel-to-reel tapes of archival broadcast footage, copies of audio packages created by Richard Lidz as part of his business of producing cassette tapes relating to various aspects of United States history.

Dates: 1930s-1970s

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874 - 2011

Samuel H. Bryant correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0631
Abstract

Dr. Samuel H. Bryant, of Baltimore, Maryland, was born on March 25, 1905. This collection consists of about 350 letters written by Dr. Samuel H. Bryant of Baltimore, Maryland, to his wife, Edna C., between May 14, 1941 and November 15, 1944. Most of the letters were sent from undisclosed locations in the South Pacific (around the islands of Fiji).

Dates: 1941 May 14 - 1944 November 15

Sergeant Samuel Donald D'alfonzo correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0621
Abstract

Samuel Donald D'alfonzo was originally from Catonsville, Maryland and enlisted in the United States Army in October 1942. The collection consists of nearly 220 letters sent during World War II (1940-1946) from his mother, close friends, fellow soldiers, and girlfriends.

Dates: 1940-1946