Johns Hopkins University
Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The publication of the first issue of The Black and Blue Jay in November 1920 marked Johns Hopkins University's first student magazine as well as its first regular satire and humor publication. The records of The Black and Blue Jay/The Blue Jay consist of bound and loose copies of the publication from 1920 to 1938 and from 1984 to 2010; no correspondence, financial records, or other administrative records are inlcuded. The...
Content Description Oral history recordings, transcripts, notes, and related material pertaining to "The History of African Americans at Johns Hopkins University" project, active from 2003-2008, which interviewed alumni, faculty, medical professionals, and staff affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Notable figures interviewed for this project include Ben Carson, Levi Watkins, and Frederick I. Scott (the first Black student to graduate from Johns Hopkins University). More information about the project is...
Overview The formation of the Tudor and Stuart Club was initiated by Sir William Osler and his wife, Lady Grace Osler. Their intention to provide an endowment for these activities was expressed in a letter to Johns Hopkins University President Frank J. Goodnow, dated October 30, 1918. Their endowment provided not only interest bearing securities for the book purchasing and other operations of the Club, it also contributed to their son Edward Revere Osler's personal book collection, about 800 volumes, as...
Overview The University history scrapbooks collection contains 34 volumes of newspaper clippings and articles featuring Johns Hopkins University history and notable accomplishments by its faculty and students from approximately the 1840s to the 1980s.
Overview The Vertical Reference File is an "artificial" collection consisting of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, curriculum vitaes, and other informational materials concerning Hopkins-related topics, such as individuals, buildings, athletic events, and lecture series. Files on individuals often contain obituaries or other biographical materials.
Overview Dr. Warren S. Torgerson was internationally known for his work in psychological measurement at Johns Hopkins University. The files include primarily experiment notes and data sets, some lecture notes, and some correspondence, dating from 1962 through 1983.
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Overview Wilbert E. "Bill" Locklin served as Vice President and Assistant (?) to President Milton Eisenhower. This colleciton includes correspondence and reports reflecting university business, 1965-1976, including copies of letters sent to President Milton S. Eisenhower and two handbooks: "An Experimental Approach to English" and "The Undergraduate at Johns Hopkins."
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Overview The collection consists of a mimeographed typescript, "The William Gates Collection," Sections C-G, and contains correspondence between William Gates and General Gildardo Magana about the Mexican revolutionary, E. Zapata. It also includes photos of Mayan inscriptions.
Overview 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...
Overview William Stone Grauer (born 1915) entered the freshman class at Hopkins in 1932. The papers span the period 1926 through 1940 but the bulk revolve around his freshman and sophomore years, 1932-1934. The papers are largely the correspondence among William and his parents Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lee Grauer and his sister Betty Alice Grauer.