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Johns Hopkins University. Department of History

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1876-

The study of history at Johns Hopkins began with the university's founding in 1876. The Hopkins history department has the oldest PhD program in the United States.

Dr. John Marshall joined the faculty in 1997 and was appointed chair of the department in 2013.

Source: http://history.jhu.edu Source: Lisa Enders, Department Administrator

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Frederic C. Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0381
Abstract Frederic Chapin Lane was a professor of history at Johns Hopkins and a leading scholar of the Italian Renaissance. The papers span the years 1943-1984 during which he was teaching at Johns Hopkins and conducting extensive research for his writings on the history of Venice in the 14th and 15th centuries.

Frederic C. Lane Venetian account books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0155
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two series: microfilms of Italian mercantile records (1416-1535); and a typescript entitled "Translation of Selected Ordinances on Banking". The material reflects Lane's work as a scholar, and provides little biographical information. The microfilmed records (190 rolls) form the bulk of the collection, and contain information not otherwise available outside Italy. The film was shot in very short reels, so each is only 100- 200 frames long. Viewing...

Herbert Baxter Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0004
Overview Herbert Baxter Adams (1850-1901) was an American educator and historian. The collection consists of material spanning 1851-1903. The materials include correspondence, lectures, writings, research material, files related to Johns Hopkins University, the United States Bureau of Education, the American Historical Association Committee of Seven, personal files, and prints and photos.

John G. A. Pocock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0425
Overview This collection contains lectures, speeches and writings; reprints; book manuscripts; and the conference papers of John G. A. Pocock, a historian of political thought and professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University. His papers spans the years of 1962 to 2017, with the majority of the materials dating from Pocock's time at Hopkins. This holding notably includes his handwritten manuscripts of Barbarism and Religion (1999).

John Higham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0358
Overview John Higham was a historian and professor at Johns Hopkins University with a principal field of interest in American social and intellectual history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection consists of holographic course notes, outlines, examination booklets, and other assignments completed during his undergraduate years at The Johns Hopkins University, 1937-1939, as well as material relating to Dr. Higham's teaching and writing career.

John Holladay Latané papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0130
Overview John Holladay Latané was a history professor at Johns Hopkins University born in Staunton, Virginia on April 1, 1869. The collection consists of writings, lectures and speeches, correspondence, research material, and material on the invention of the McCormick Reaper spanning 1913-1930.

John Martin Vincent papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0032
Overview John Martin Vincent (1857-1939) years was a Professor of European History at Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files, and personal materials ranging in date from 1881 to 1925. The bulk of the material is correspondence dating from 1900-1910.

Kent Roberts Greenfield papers

 Collection
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).

Philip D. Curtin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0364
Overview Philip D. Curtin (1922-2009) was a historian and author. The collection of author and historian, Philip D. Curtin, consists of materials related to his teaching and writing career dating from 1955 to 1993.

Sidney Painter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0033
Overview This collection contains research material, writings, and course lecture notes dating from 1902-1960.