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Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings and...
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.
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Overview Edward "Ted" Athelstan Marshall was born Edward Howard Marshall on May 8, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Johns Hopkins University from 1939 to 1943, where he majored in English Literature. Upon commencement, Marshall joined the U.S. Army infantry the same year. He was killed in combat in Europe on November 10, 1944. This bound volume, commissioned by his family, contains circa 2008 reproductions (high-quality scans) and transcriptions of letters from Edward Marshall to his family...
Overview Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.
Scope and Contents The collection (1943) of the Urban Planning Conferences consists of the mimeographed proceedings, newspaper clippings, May to November, 1943, announcements of the printed report from the Johns Hopkins Press, a program outlining the agenda, and invitations from Mrs. John Work Garrett.It is likely the mimeographed report of the Urban Planning Conferences is a copy of the material submitted for the published volume. Michael Rosenauer, Chairman of the Conferences, was responsible for...
Overview William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, A...
Scope and Contents This collection is formed by the legal papers (1741-1840) of William Law Phelps and other solicitors who were associated in a legal practice in Evesham, England. The papers are bound into 15 volumes without any apparent chronological or subject order. Despite the absence of a precise order, the papers are a good representation of the work of an English country solicitor in the nineteenth century.The bulk of the material is in the form of correspondence (1803- 1834) addressed to...