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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 17 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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...

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).

Leonard Bathurst Nolley papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030052074]
Identifier: MS-0121
Overview Leonard Bathurst Nolley (1906-1972) was an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University. Collection contains awards, two seminar papers in history, two letters, and Braille printing equipment. The collection spans 1929-1965.

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.

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.

Sidney Painter papers

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