Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings and...
Overview Sounds and Stories began in 2002 as an oral-history project. A Peabody Conservatory musicology seminar of 18 students interviewed dozens of participants in the music of Baltimore's black community to record their memories and to document their world and their legacy. The collection was assembled primarily from 1998 to 2004 and contains oral histories, photographs, and supporting research about African-American musical culture, especially in Baltimore from approximately 1930 to 1960.
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Scope and Contents These photographs portray rural and urban areas in South Africa near Krugersdorp, Hatherley, Pretoria, Lydenburg, Paard Kraal, Krugersdorp and Johansburg aorund 1892. The images show the development of Johannesburg: Market Buildings, Natal Bank, Grand National Hotel, Palace Buildings, Market Place, Wanderers' Club (the second oldest athletics club in South Africa), Post Office and other buildings. There are also images (and news clippings) of local businesses, such as Hatherly Distillery and...
Overview Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.
Overview The Theater Chamber Players, founded by Peabody Institute faculty members Dina Koston and Leon Fleisher, were a chamber music ensemble that featured 20th-century music and was based primarily in Washington, D.C., from 1968 to 2003. The TCP records include administrative and business documents, correspondence, working files, concert programs, publicity material, photographs, recordings, scores, and reference material.
Overview The formation of the Tudor and Stuart Club was initiated by Sir William Osler and his wife, Lady Grace Osler. Their intention to provide an endowment for these activities was expressed in a letter to Johns Hopkins University President Frank J. Goodnow, dated October 30, 1918. Their endowment provided not only interest bearing securities for the book purchasing and other operations of the Club, it also contributed to their son Edward Revere Osler's personal book collection, about 800 volumes, as...
Overview Vincent DeMarco was an American advocate for handgun control and assault weapons bans, tobacco taxes, and universal health care born on May 23, 1957 in Trevico, Italy. The collection includes business correspondence, research, polls, newspaper articles, pictures, advertising tools, and video and cassette tapes from 1980-1998.
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Overview The collection consists of a mimeographed typescript, "The William Gates Collection," Sections C-G, and contains correspondence between William Gates and General Gildardo Magana about the Mexican revolutionary, E. Zapata. It also includes photos of Mayan inscriptions.
Overview William F. Lucas and family owned the Lucas Bros. printing and stationery business in Baltimore in the 19th century. The Lucas family papers include correspondence, diaries, financial documents, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to the family and their business, including writing books by William F. Lucas' daughter, Bertha E. Lucas, and papers related to William's brother, art collector George A. Lucas.
Overview William Frick was a poet, lawyer, Maryland state senator, and city court judge, and associate judge of the Court of Appeals, and was elected first judge of the Superior Court of Baltimore city in 1851. His papers date from 1833 to 1846 and include correspondence with colleagues in the fields of law and politics, publications, photographs, clippings, and invitations.