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Johns Hopkins University maps and architectural drawings collection

 Collection
Identifier: COLL-014
Maps and architectural drawings (including floorplans, renderings, and blueprints), primarly of Homewood campus, 1850-1967. Some of the materials relate to properties not yet owned by Johns Hopkins University at the time of the drawing's creation.

Dates

  • 1850 - 1967

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is located at the George Peabody Library and may require scheduling a special appointment to access it. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Additional access notes are found in the appendix to the Best Practices.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

3.86 Cubic Feet (About 300 items)

Biographical / Historical

This is an artificially assembled collection, so no biographical or historical note is required.

Scope and Contents

Maps and architectural drawings (including floorplans, renderings, and blueprints), primarly of Homewood campus, 1850-1967. Some of the drawings relate to properties not yet owned by Johns Hopkins University at the time of the drawing's creation.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Some of the items in this collection are fragile and in poor shape and may require conservation before access is provided.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

There are no specific dates known for acquisition; items were transferred to the Archives at various times.

Related Materials

Other maps and architectural drawings related to the Homewood campus are in the Keyser-Wyman family papers, MS.0082. (Keyser and Wyman donated to Johns Hopkins University the land on which the Homewood campus was built.)

Processing Information

Processed by Jordon Steele, August 2019. In some cases, original titles were retained, often denoted with quotation marks.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA