Johns Hopkins University. Department of Political Economy
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Overview Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. was born in Baltimore in 1903. During the 1930s, he served in the Maryland legislature. In 1938, he founded the Mount Vernon Improvement Association and spent much of the rest of his life fighting to retain the original architectural integrity of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place. He was also a founder of the Johns Hopkins University Milton S. Eisenhower Library's Friends of the Library. The collection of Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. consists mostly of items related to his...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, and subject files related to Evans's work and research. The material spans 1927-1960 and thus covers the bulk of his career. The collection was originally in Eagle file boxes, primarily in chronological segments divided alphabetically; the file box headings were transferred to the file folders. For the most part, the divisions were chronological; however, there was also a group of papers labeled "Committees and...