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McKendree Llewellyn Raney poetry collection

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030086171]
Identifier: MS-0046
McKendree Llewellyn Raney was Librarian of the Johns Hopkins University, 1908-1927. Collection consists largely of typescripts of poems by Carl Sandburg with inscriptions by the poet. Materials range in date from 1929 to 1954.

Dates

  • 1929 - 1954

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Collection is open for use.

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

0.167 Cubic Feet

Biographical Note

McKendree Llewellyn Raney was Librarian of the Johns Hopkins University, 1908-1927, having served first at Acting Librarian beginning in 1903. At Hopkins, Raney contributed to the plans for Gilman Hall, completed in 1915, and constructed to preserve the design of the University's departmental library system.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists largely of typescripts of poems by Carl Sandburg with inscriptions by the poet. Some letters of writers, including Lizetee Woodworth Reese and George F. Whicher, are included as well. A final item is Raney's hand-written essay about the English poet, Mary Webb.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

There is no known acquisition information for this collection.

Processing Information

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA