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A.D. Emmart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0068
A.D. Emmart was a journalist at The Baltimore Sun newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland from 1924 to 1972. Included in the collection is a scrapbook containing his editorial writings from 1927 to 1934, book reviews and art criticisms from 1928 to 1960, and many articles from his assignments in Russia from 1928 to 1933, and London in the 1940s.

Dates

  • 1923-1972

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

1.12 Cubic Feet (1 letter size document box, 2 legal half-size document boxes, 1 flat box (20.5 x 14.5 x 1.5 inches))

Biographical Note

A. D. (Aldolphus Dunan) Emmart was a Baltimore journalist from 1924 to 1972. He was born in Baltimore on December 15, 1902 and received the B.S. degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1922.

Emmart had a long career with The Baltimore Sun newspaper and its various editions (often colloquially referred to as "The Baltimore Sunpapers") from 1924 to 1972. He served as art critic for "The Sunday Sun," chief of the London bureau of "The Sun," editorial writer, associate editor and editor of "The Evening Sun," and for many years he was in charge of the daily book reviews for "The Evening Sun". Emmart was also a lecturer in the Writing Seminars program at Hopkins from 1946 to 1972. A. D. Emmart died in Baltimore on October 22, 1973.

Scope and Content Note

The papers consists largely of writings of journalist A.D. Emmart collected from his career with The Baltimore Sun newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland from 1924 to 1972. Included is a scrapbook containing his editorial writings from 1927 to 1934, book reviews and art criticisms from 1928 to 1960, and many articles from his assignments in Russia from 1928 to 1933, and London in the 1940s. Other material includes correspondence and cables regarding assignments, and a few lecture notes for classes he taught in the English department at Johns Hopkins from 1946 to 1972.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the University by Mrs. A.D. Emmart in 1976.

Processing Information

The collection record was created in July 2014.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA