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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Johns Hopkins University Philological Association records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-15-010
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...