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Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2018. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.
Abstract The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.
Overview Victor Lowe (born 1907) was a professor of philosophy at The Johns Hopkins University, and the biographer of mathematician and philosopher, Alfred North Whitehead. This collection of papers largely relates to Lowe's research into the life of Whitehead and consists mainly of research notes, correspondence, and articles about Whitehead collected by Lowe. Included also are some personal papers which Lowe re-filed with these research files.
Overview William Julian Albert Bliss was born in Washington, DC in 1867 and was both a student and a professor at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of notebooks lecture notes, writings, and correspondence. The material spans 1892-1927, with the bulk spanning 1892-1894 and 1925-1927, and cover two periods of Bliss's career at Hopkins.
Scope and Contents Elsasser's papers consist of correspondence, writings and some personal material. They span the period 1927-1989 although the manuscript material does not begin until 1955. Although best known for his geophysical work, Elsasser believed his controversial ideas in theoretical biology were what historians would want to study. The papers, therefore, are most complete in theoretical biology.The papers include a small amount of correspondence relating to geophysics, but the largest...
Overview William H. McClain was born in Cleveland, OH in 1917 and died in 1994. McClain joined the Department of German at Johns Hopkins University in 1953 and retired in 1982, serving as Professor Emeritus until the end of his life. He served as chairman of the Department of German from 1972 to 1979, president of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and also chaired during its final years the Humanities Group (1968-70), the last instrument of interdepartmental self-government among the Hopkins...
Scope and Contents The collection of author and English professor, William Hand Browne, includes correspondence, notebooks, a scrapbook, pencil sketches, manuscript poems, and some published writings in Modern Language Notes, The Nation, and Sewanee Review. Numerous newspaper clippings are also included. In addition, there is an album of poetry and other writings by Browne's friend, John Banister Tabb. A few items relate to other family members, Lucy Hand Browne and Owens Hand Browne. William Hand Browne was...