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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gilbert V. Levin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0620
Abstract A native of Baltimore, Gilbert V. Levin obtained his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1947 and his M.S. in Sanitary Engineering in 1948, and received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 1963. He is the founder of Spherix Inc., and the principal investigator of the Mars Viking Mission Labeled Release Experiment. This collection of his papers represents Levin’s professional scientific career, including correspondence with colleagues, the pursuit of over 50...
Dates: 1950-2009

Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0826
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, dating from approximately 1949 to 1993. The collection features eight items related to the life, career, and death of jazz singer Billie Holiday, 1915-1959. Holiday, or "Lady Day," was known for her disctinct vocal delivery and had a profound influence on jazz and blues music.

Dates: 1949-1993 and undated

The Black and Blue Jay records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-14-090
Abstract The publication of the first issue of The Black and Blue Jay in November 1920 marked Johns Hopkins University's first student magazine as well as its first regular satire and humor publication. The records of The Black and Blue Jay/The Blue Jay consist of bound and loose copies of the publication from 1920 to 1938 and from 1984 to 2010; no correspondence, financial records, or other administrative records are inlcuded. The...
Dates: 1920-1938, 1984-2010; Majority of material found within 1920-1938

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