Johns Hopkins University
Found in 159 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The collection consists of 70 papyrus fragments collected 1901-1907 and 1921, from Oxyrhynchus and Fayum. The papyri are legal and business documents and fragments of Homer's "Illiad" and Odyssey." Each fragment is preserved between glass and has been photographed.
Overview Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...
Overview On May 31, 1877, at the behest of President Daniel Coit Gilman, Basil Gildersleeve, the first full professor of the Johns Hopkins University, organized the Johns Hopkins Philological Association, for the purpose of "that mutual and informal interchange of opinion ... which is so confessedly essential to the development of the true scholar." The records of the Johns Hopkins Philological Association consist of five bound volumes documenting early seminars and meetings of the department, as well...
Overview This is an artificial collection of printed ephemera purchased since 2004.
Overview Until 1969, there was no central office for coordinating University publications. These materials are actually an artificial collection rather than a group of records generated by a single University office. The collection consists of both serial and occasional publications of the University. The former include Circulars, Registers, Annual Reports of the President, Directories, Student Directories, The Freshman Record, and Phonebooks. The occasional publications include a wide variety of...
Overview Robert Pirosh (1910-1989) was an American film and television screenwriter, director, and producer. The holding contains materials relating to, owned, or created by Robert Pirosh. The collection is composed of primarily leather bound typewritten screenplays, which were Pirosh's presentation volumes of his scripts from movie productions he was involved in. The rest of the collection includes film stills, candid photographs, photographic negatives, and a press book relating to his films. The...
Overview 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.
Overview Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were Italian-born US anarchists who were convicted of murdering a guard and a paymaster during an armed robbery on April 15, 1920, in South Braintree, Massachusetts. The collection consists of four pamphlets published in 1927 by defense committees organized on behalf of the two accused men.
Overview This collection spans the history of a number of inter-related educational institutions at Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists of information, publications, and mailings from the Office of Admissions dating from 1953-2005 (bulk 1988-2005). Examples include brochures, course catalogs, course shedules, newsletters, invitations, and fact sheets.
Overview Johns Hopkins University produced four educational television series between 1948 and 1960: The Johns Hopkins Science Review, Tomorrow, Tomorrow's Careers, and Johns Hopkins File 7. This collection consists of videocassette (VHS) copies of kinescopes of those television programs produced dating from 1948 to 1960.