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diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Canby A. Alexander diary

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0723
Overview This diary was started by Canby A. Alexander in January 1883, when he was 10 years old and living in Cecil County, Maryland. At 10, Alexander was no longer enrolled in school but instead was occupied with the family farm and the comings and goings of his extended family, neighbors and friends. The Alexanders may have been descendants of Robert Alexander, once a delegate to the Continental Congress, who later defected to the Royal Navy. His estate became the town of Elkton, Maryland. Canby...

Frank Frick papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0066
Overview Frank Frick was a Baltimore businessman and supporter of the arts. His papers include a family scrapbook and six volumes of his personal diary from 1860 to 1909.

French prisoner-of-war journals from World War II: "La Dernière Heure"

 Collection — 1: [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0771
Overview This item is a prisoner-of-war camp journal made up of three issues prepared in April, May and July of 1943 by three French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar. There is currently no biographical information on the creators.

Gilbert V. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0620
Overview A native of Baltimore, Gilbert V. Levin obtained his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1947 and his M.S. in Sanitary Engineering in 1948, and received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 1963. He is the founder of Spherix Inc., and the principal investigator of the Mars Viking Mission Labeled Release Experiment. This collection of his papers represents Levin’s professional scientific career, including correspondence with colleagues, the pursuit of over 50...

Handwritten manuscript diary of an upstate New York Black woman

 Collection — 1
Identifier: MS-0607
Scope and Contents 1928 handwritten manuscript diary of an upstate New York hardworking Black woman:This 'single entry ledger' was probably used as an accouting type book for the first 74 pages, which were then excised and the book was turned into a journal starting on page 75. It has a total of 113 pages in pencil running from March 29 through December 19, 1928. The author is believed to be an African- American woman belonging to 'Harry Family House' in Montgomery, Orange County, New York. She is an...

Hopkins family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0078
Overview Johns Hopkins (1795-1873) was a highly successful Baltimore merchant and philanthropist. He left much of his wealth to found a university and hospital in Baltimore. This collection contains manuscripts, photographs and printed material by or about Johns Hopkins and his ancestors, 1743-2005.

Hugh L. Dryden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0147
Overview These papers consist of writings, diaries, printed material, photographs, and correspondence relating to NASA administrator and Johns Hopkins University alumnus Hugh L. Dryden's personal and professional life. Also included are his student work, diaries, sermons, awards, and honorary degrees. The overall collection spans from 1908 to 1966.

James Morrison Arnell journal

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030070852]
Identifier: MS-0507
Overview This collection consists of a Journal of a tour through the middle and southern United States from December 7, 1822 to June 25, 1823. The journal is an account of the first large-scale missionary effort to convert American Jews to Christianity.

Janney family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0572
Overview The Janney family papers include correspondence, photographs, marriage certificates, photocopies of family trees, and travel diaries. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.

John Pendleton Kennedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0058
Overview John Pendleton Kennedy was an influential writer, politician, and businessman in the Baltimore area who was instrumental in the establishment of the Peabody Institute. His papers include correspondence with many notable American cultural and political figures of the 19th century, as well as manuscripts, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous business documents.