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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 6 Collections and/or Records:

Department of History records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-04-110
Scope and Contents The records of the Department of History range in date from 1877 to 1991. Most of the records are those kept by departmental chairmen John Holladay Latané (1913-1930), Kent Roberts Greenfield (1930-1943), Sidney Painter (acting chairman 1943-1945, chairman 1945-1960), Frederic C. Lane (1960-1961), Charles A. Barker (1961-1966), Alfred D. Chandler (1966-1970), Jack P. Greene (1970- 1973), Orest Ranum (1973-1976, 1982-1985), Vernon L. Lidtke (1976-1979), Mack Walker (1979-1982), and A.J.R...

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.

Robert Forster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0658
Overview Robert Forster was a professor in the Johns Hopkins History Department for almost 50 years, where he became renowned for his work on the history of early modern France. These are the professional papers of Forster dating from 1946-2003, including, but not limited to, research notes, typed drafts of his writings, correspondence, and teaching materials.