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World War (1939-1945)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Frary collection of Ezra Pound

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0788
Overview 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.

French prisoner-of-war journals from World War II: "La Dernière Heure"

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Identifier: MS-0771
Overview This item is a prisoner-of-war camp journal made up of three issues prepared in April, May and July of 1943 by three French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar. There is currently no biographical information on the creators.

George Boas papers

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Identifier: MS-0010
Overview 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.

Isaiah Bowman papers

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Identifier: MS-0058
Overview 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.

Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture

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Identifier: MS-0845
Overview The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection of printed materials, diaries, photographs, and other items which document African American experiences.

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

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Identifier: MS-0673
Overview 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).

Kemp Malone papers

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Identifier: MS-0129
Overview Kemp Malone was a medievalist, philologist, etymologist, world 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.

Kent Roberts Greenfield papers

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Identifier: MS-0022
Overview 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).

Richard Lidz collection of reel-to-reel audio tapes

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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.

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

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Identifier: MS-0785
Overview 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...