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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

George Peabody Library records

 Record Group
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

Identifier: MS-0058

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

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

Identifier: MS-0673

This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).

Dates: 1818-2015

Johns Hopkins University Paul Robeson collection

Identifier: MS-0674
Abstract Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...
Dates: 1924-1978

Johns Hopkins University Printed Ephemera collection

Identifier: MS-0478

This is an artificial collection of printed ephemera purchased since 2004.

Dates: approximately 1800s-1950s

Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection

Identifier: MS-0857

The Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection documents the history of the women's suffrage movement both in the United States and abroad from 1879 to approximately 1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1900 to 1920. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.

Dates: 1879-approximately 1970s; Majority of material found within 1900-1920

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

Identifier: MS-0545

This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1830s-1967

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  • Subject: ephemera (general object genre) X

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letters (correspondence) 4
photographs 4
Printed ephemera 3
broadsides (notices) 3
programs (documents) 3
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Maryland--Baltimore 2
World War (1939-1945) 2
administrative records 2
artifacts (object genre) 2
diaries 2
financial records 2
fliers (printed matter) 2
invitations 2
leaflets (printed works) 2
lithographs 2
phonograph records 2
photograph albums 2
postcards 2
posters 2
reports 2
scrapbooks 2
souvenirs 2
specimens 2
trade cards (advertising) 2
African American actors 1
African American singers 1
Baltimore sun 1
Boundaries 1
Communication 1
Correspondence 1
Exhibitions 1
France--Paris 1
Geographers 1
Geopolitics 1
Housekeeping 1
Illinois--Chicago 1
International relations 1
Journalism 1
League of Nations 1
Legal documents 1
Manners and customs 1
Maryland 1
Motion pictures, American 1
New York (State)--New York 1
Pictorial works 1
Political geography 1
Political refugees 1
Real photo postcards 1
Reconstruction (1939-1951) 1
Television stations 1
Territory, National 1
Theater 1
Theatrical productions 1
United Nations Conference on International Organization, (1945 : San Francisco, Calif.) 1
United States 1
Valentines 1
World War (1914-1918) 1
account books 1
advertisements 1
albums (books) 1
appointment books 1
autograph albums 1
ballots 1
bills of exchange 1
board games (game sets) 1
brochures 1
business cards 1
calendars 1
card games (game sets) 1
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
ceramic (material) 1
circulars (fliers) 1
communication (function) 1
copies (documents) 1
correspondence 1
die cutting 1
donation box 1
embroidery (visual works) 1
fans (costume accessories) 1
figurines 1
forms (documents) 1
gelatin silver prints 1
greeting cards 1
handbills 1
indictments 1
ledgers (account books) 1
legal documents 1
letter books 1
manuals (instructional materials) 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
memoirs 1
napkins (culinary textile) 1
newsletters 1
optical toys 1
pamphlets 1
paperwork (visual works) 1
pins (jewelry) 1
playbills 1
pledge sheet 1
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