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Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:
Overview James Swan Frick (1848-1927) was a lawyer and supporter of the arts in Baltimore. His collection includes postcards and photographs depicting equestrian statues, musicians, actors, artists, and other notable figures.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Jacobus Henricus (Henry) van 't Hoff (1852-1911) was a chemist credited with founding the science of stereochemistry, and in 1901 he was awarded the first Nobel Prize in chemistry. The majority of the papers are those reflecting family affairs or honors accorded van 't Hoff for his work. This collection does not contain his scientific or working papers except for notes of two lectures and copies of his published papers. The papers are mostly in Dutch. The papers span from 1837 to 1924.
Overview John Charles Thomas was an internationally known baritone who attended Peabody Institute from 1909-1912. His papers include scores, personal and business papers, concert programs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and recordings.
Overview This small collection contains photographs, a calling card, and letters relating to American novelist John Dos Passos (1896-1970). Included in the collection is a letter from Dos Passos to Spanish academic José Robles regarding Robles' translation of Dos Passos' novel Manhattan Transfer into Spanish. The papers range from approximately 1899 to 1922.
Scope and Contents The first part of this collection is a large photo album with many pictures, some loose, most with corner mounts. The second part is a set of standalone photos, portraits, and USO-type shots from starlets.The photographs in the album include several studio portraits of black women (Mary, Lucille, etc.), possibly corporal Hill's family members. In the sequence, there are images of the corporal and fellow soldiers posing with different women and children, but it is unclear if they are...
Overview This is an artificially assembled collection of approximately 1018 real photo postcards portraying African-Americans, dating from approximately 1905 to approximately 1946. Each postcard is approximately 3½ by 5½ inches with a black-and-white photograph on one side and a postcard format on the reverse. The collection was left in original order and is organized by subjects or subject matter.
Overview This collection includes donations from Johns Hopkins University alumni that document student life, frequently reflecting the donor's personal experience as a student at Johns Hopkins University. The collection includes photographs, letters, student notes, and other material. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.
Overview Originally a military band founded in 1921 by Conrad Gebelein, The Johns Hopkins University Band is the oldest and longest-running instrumental group on the Homewood campus. The records primarily include sheet music (with the handwriting of Conrad Gebelein) and publicity fliers, advertising the events of the band. The materials span 1960 to 2014.
Overview The Johns Hopkins University Black Americana collection is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. It spans from the 18th to 20th century. The collection includes printed material, diaries, legal documents, photographs, postcards, and other items related to African American experiences, real and caricatured.