Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Intellectual life

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Fontane-Pietsch collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0077
Overview Ludwig Pietsch (1824–1911), a German critic, and Theodor Fontane (1819–1898), a German writer, maintained a long friendship. The Fontane-Pietsch collection consist of photographs, newspaper clippings and letters from 1845-approximately 1898. There is also an article describing the Fontane-Pietsch correspondence dated 1977. The collection is in German, though some English translations have been made.

Francis Lieber papers

 Collection
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).

Henry Harrisse items

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0310
Overview Henry Harrisse was a scholar and bibliographer whose particular interest was the discovery of America. He was born in Paris in 1829. The collection consists largely of items removed from books in the Harrisse Collection in Special Collections at Johns Hopkins dating from approximately 1876-1910, as well as correspondence about Harrisse after his death, dating from 1937-1941.

History of Ideas Club records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-15-120
Overview The History of Ideas Club was founded in 1923 by a small circle of Hopkins professors including A. O. Lovejoy, George Boas, and H. C. Lancaster. The records of the History of Ideas Club range in date from 1923 to 1977 and include: minutes, abstracts, correspondence relating to the various functions of the club, lists of members and of speakers and topics; financial reports from 1950 to 1962; and the text of the Lovejoy Lecture given by Frank E. Manuel at the commemoration of Lovejoy's 100th...

Margaret Donaldson Boehm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044-a
Overview Margaret Donaldson Boehm was born in Baltimore, MD in 1894. She attended Roland Park Country School and later The Johns Hopkins University where she was a student of Arthur O. Lovejoy, professor of Philosophy. The collection consists of 47 diaries (1910-1956) of Margaret Donaldson Boehm; one diary (1883) of her father, G. Herbert Boehm; letters (1928-1951) of Henry Woodd Nevinson and his wife, Evelyn Sharp; and a copy of Miss Boehm's master's essay (1925), "The Conception of Pride in 17th and...

Marie Dujardin memoir

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030055762]
Identifier: MS-0290
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of one volume of short sketches of various people, mostly French, written by Marie Dujardin, the widow of French journalist and writer, Edouard Dujardin. It concerns individuals associated with the Belle Époque.

Spelman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0392
Overview The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

William Kurrelmeyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Contents The collection consists of over 1600 items of correspondence and manuscripts of 18th and 19th century German literary figures, as well as seven manuscripts from the 15th century. Of particular importance are the letters of Christoph Martin Wieland, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and a letter of Friedrich von Schiller.Numerous letters are addressed to Hermann Costenoble of Jena whose publishing house handled the works of Gutzkow, Gerstucker and much of the relationship between author and...