This collection contains lectures, speeches and writings; reprints; book manuscripts; and the conference papers of John G. A. Pocock, a historian of political thought and professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University. His papers spans the years of 1962 to 2017, with the majority of the materials dating from Pocock's time at Hopkins. This holding notably includes his handwritten manuscripts of Barbarism and Religion (1999).
Philip D. Curtin (1922-2009) was a historian and author. The collection of author and historian, Philip D. Curtin, consists of materials related to his teaching and writing career dating from 1955 to 1993.