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Robert Bruce Roulston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0048
Robert Bruce Toulston was a professor of German at Johns Hopkins University for thirty-seven years. Collection consists of condolences, notebooks and notes, bound plays (German, and English translations of Italian), and theater and concert programs from 1908-1953.

Dates

  • 1908-1953

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection has materials in both English and German.

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

5.36 Cubic Feet (3 record center cartons, 3 letter size document boxes, 1 legal size document box)

Biographical Note

Robert Bruce Toulston was a professor of German at The Johns Hopkins University for thirty-seven years. He received his B.A. from Hopkins in 1900, and his Ph.D. in German in 1906. Roulston served as director of the Summer School and was the editor of the JHU Alumni Magzine for twenty years.

Scope and Contents

Collection contains approximately 40 letters of condolence on Roulston's death; notebook and notes, "Pour Reussir a Hollywood: Les Aventures du Prof. Dupont," 4 boxes of notes and drafts in German; records of courses in 8 bound volumes, in German; 4 bound volumes of typescripts of Italian plays in English translation; 10 bound volumes of German plays and critiques, 1938-1944; 10 bound volumes of theatre and concert programs; and 1 bound volume, "Trip to the Canadian Rockies," 1910.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the university in 1954 by Helene Roulston.

Processing Information

This is no known processing information for this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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