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Johns Hopkins University

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Peabody Library records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-03-017
Abstract In 1857, philanthropist George Peabody gave the amount of $300,000 for the funding of a library in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. The construction of what was then known as the Library of the Peabody Institute (also the Peabody Institute Library) in Mount Vernon-Belvedere neighborhood began in 1858. Due to the difficulties of opening such a library during the Civil War (1861-1865), the building was not officially dedicated to the public until 1866 and 1878, the west wing and east wing,...
Dates: 1860-1980s; Majority of material found within 1860-1970

Isaiah Bowman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0058
Abstract

Isaiah Bowman, fifth president of The Johns Hopkins University and geographer, was born in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, December 26, 1878. The Isaiah Bowman papers offer a fairly complete view of his many-faceted professional life, and Bowman's service as an advisor to the U.S. government and U.S. State Department, particularly in relation to World War I and II, are well-documented in the papers. The papers span from 1902 to 1950.

Dates: 1823 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1950

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