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History

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Chinese Cultural Revolution handwritten documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0675
Overview A collection of very rare original hand written documents from the Chinese Cultural Revolution era.

Chinese newspaper collection

 Collection — 1: [31151030055754]
Identifier: MS-0393
Overview The collection consists of several pages of a Chinese newspaper published February 3, 1940 in Canton, China (Guangzhou). At the time of publication, Canton was controlled by the Japanese army.

Confiscations of Loyalists' Holdings documents

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030056513]
Identifier: MS-0380
Overview The collection consists of one bound holographic ledger (1787-1801) containing copies of petitions from citizens who hoped to purchase lots and estates in Maryland formerly held by persons loyal to the British crown during the period of the American Revolution.

Davenant, Charles (1656-1714)

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030058113]
Identifier: MS-HUT-011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photostatic copies of pamhlets written, 1696-1697, by English economist, Charles Davenant. The copies were produced in the 1930s, and the location of the originals is described in the Provenance. Each photostatic copy is bound as a single volume."A Memorial concerning Creditt And the means and methods by which it may be restored" was written in 1696, and "A Memorial Concerning the Coyn of England," was written in 1697. Davenant wrote...

David Spring papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0634
Overview David Spring was a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University for forty years (1949-1989). The collection contains notes and references from manuscripts researched by Dr. Spring while in Britain, photocopies of manuscript pages, and course lecture notes. Exact collection dates are unknown, since the collection has not been processed.

Department of History records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-04-110
Scope and Contents The records of the Department of History range in date from 1877 to 1991. Most of the records are those kept by departmental chairmen John Holladay Latané (1913-1930), Kent Roberts Greenfield (1930-1943), Sidney Painter (acting chairman 1943-1945, chairman 1945-1960), Frederic C. Lane (1960-1961), Charles A. Barker (1961-1966), Alfred D. Chandler (1966-1970), Jack P. Greene (1970- 1973), Orest Ranum (1973-1976, 1982-1985), Vernon L. Lidtke (1976-1979), Mack Walker (1979-1982), and A.J.R...

Dexter Archive of Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0379
Overview Lewis Anthony Dexter (1915-1995) was an author and professor of political science. The collection consists of over 1200 individual interviews with people in the fields of government, politics, business, industry, and the military dating primarily from 1953 to 1966, but ranging from 1946 to 1972.

Dorothy L. Sandler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0227
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection relate largely to Sandler's journalism career in Italy from 1957 to 1975. The correspondence deals with journalistic assignments and most of the writings are pieces which she did for the Daily American in Rome, the New York Times, or various travel magazines. Her personal life is somewhat revealed through the material on "Timignano" the home outside of Siena in Tuscany where she and her husband Grove Haines lived from 1973 until his death in...

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...

Edouard Laboulaye lectures

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0075
Overview Édouard-René Lefèbvre de Laboulaye was a French businessman, lawyer, author, professor and politician born in Paris January 18, 1811. The collection consists of two volumes entitled "Constitution des États-Unis" containing 59 lectures written in French and delivered by Laboulaye at the Collège de France. Most were delivered in 1862-1863.