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Book collectors

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Baltimore Bibliophiles records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0338
Overview Collection consists of minutes, financial records, membership lists, programs, reports, clippings, reports, published keepsakes, newsletters, and other material that document the history of the Baltimore Bibliophiles, 1954-1993.

Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0368
Overview Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. was born in Baltimore in 1903. During the 1930s, he served in the Maryland legislature. In 1938, he founded the Mount Vernon Improvement Association and spent much of the rest of his life fighting to retain the original architectural integrity of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place. He was also a founder of the Johns Hopkins University Milton S. Eisenhower Library's Friends of the Library. The collection of Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. consists mostly of items related to his...

Harry S. Dickey collection of Byroniana

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0072
Overview Harry S. Dickey was a Baltimore business man and collector, who was born in 1891 and received his B.A. degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1912. Dickey an admirer of the English poet, Lord Byron. This collection is composed of handwritten letters and poems relating to Byron, as well as published or printed sheet music, engravings, and article clippings. Notably, there are a few handwritten Oscar Wilde letters and poems, as Dickey was a collector of Wilde as well. The collection spans...

Paul Johnson illustration printout of Edgar and Betty Sweren's house and exhibition catalog of Sweren book collection

 Collection — 1: [31151030142453]
Identifier: MS-0795
Overview This collection includes a printout of a color illustration by artist Paul Johnson of Edgar and Betty Sweren's house, as well as a published Loyola-Notre Dame Library exhibition catalog detailing the Swerens' book collection. These items were created in April 2016.

Tudor and Stuart Club records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-15-100
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...