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Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Contents Papers consist largely of Edward Spencer's personal papers although there are some papers of his parents and of his grandson Gellert S. Alleman. Edward Spencer's papers relate to his literary career. The earliest papers are school notebooks from the Trinity School in Baltimore (1848-49) and Princeton University (1853-58). Spencer reused his student notebooks for his later literary work so some of these notebooks also contain his stories. Also in the papers are notebooks and drafts of Spencer's...

Eleanor Turnbull papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0055
Overview Eleanor L. Turnbull was a poet and translator born in Baltimore in 1875. The Collection consists of correspondence, translations of Spanish poetry, notes, and personal items. Most of the collection dates from the 1930s through the 1950s, and deals with Turnbull's work as a translator.

Elgin Ralston Lovell Gould papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0085
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 4 series: scrapbooks, lectures, writings and correspondence covering the years 1881-1925. The scrapbooks, the largest series, comprise 10 volumes that span 1899-1915 and contain newspaper clippings, dinner invitations, and articles. The clippings focus primarily on Gould's efforts as an urban Progressive, both in politics and housing reform. Gould was a founding member of the Citizens Union and an active campaigner for Seth Low's fusion candidacy in the mayoral race of...

Emile Bailey letters

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0238
Overview Collection consists of two letters written (August 23, 1861 and October 28, 1861) to Johnny Wilde in Selma, Alabama from Emile Bailey in Wilmington, North Carolina at the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Emory Hamilton Niles scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030055572]
Identifier: MS-0233
Scope and Contents The scrapbook (1914) which forms this collection was assembled by Baltimore judge, Emory Hamilton Niles. Many of the items in the scrapbook are in German and reflect a brief but significant few months, July to November, in 1914. The scrapbook contains tickets, postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings collected in Europe prior to and immediately following the outbreak of World War I. Tickets and photographs in the scrapbook indicate that Niles traveled from London to Amsterdam...

Flahavan & Willcox letterbook

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030066025]
Identifier: MS-0211
Overview Flahavan & Willcox was a Philadelphia firm established for the import/export trade in 1784. The collection consists of one holographic letterbook of the company containing letters over the period April 14, 1784 to November 16, 1792.

Francis Lieber papers

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Identifier: MS-0071
Overview Francis Lieber was a publicist, educator, and political philosopher born in Berlin on March 18, 1800. The Lieber Papers span the years from 1829 to 1873 and include correspondence; interleaved copies of Lieber's books; a small number of original manuscripts; printed speeches, lectures, articles and poems; administrative materials, printed briefs and manuscript decisions for the United States and Mexican Claims Commission (1868-1872).

Frank Shivers papers

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Identifier: MS-0666
Overview Frank Shivers was a Baltimore historian and former Johns Hopkins professor of history and literature. His papers consist of his research notes and teaching materials and spans the years 1949-2004.

Free Negro Education newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0389
Overview The collection consists of 100 orignal newspaper clippings removed from newspapers, 1848-1905, largely dealing with public policy for the education of African-Americans after the period of Reconstruction. The bulk of the clippings discuss efforts to educate a population recently freed from slavery.

George Yeisley Rusk papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0118
Overview George Yeisley Rusk was a theologian, philosopher, writer, and teacher. The bulk of the collection consists of Rusk's published and unpublished writings on mainly philosophical and religious subjects. Included also are personal financial records, papers related to societies and organizations, research on a planned resident community in Columbia, Md., notes and recommendations from Rusk's tenure at the University of Baltimore, handwritten sermons, most likely from the 1920s, and a selection of...