Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924
- Existence: 1831 - 1924
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (October 23, 1831 – January 9, 1924), was an American classical scholar. This collection spans the years 1847 to 1925 and consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographic data, diaries, notes, notebooks, drafts, published and unpublished writings, books and offprints, addresses, translations, students seminary papers, and index cards with citations for the Syntax of Classical Greek.
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Scope and Contents note The papers document Gilman's wide-ranging interests especially his travels in Europe and work as attaché in St. Petersburg (1854-1855), his years (1855-1858) at Yale, and his presidencies of the University of California (1872-1875) and the Johns Hopkins University (1876-1902)Gilman's correspondence contains a number of letters from prominent, contemporary educators, scientists, politicians, and literary figures. The collection includes a large number of photographs of Gilman's...
Scope and Contents The records of the Department of Classics span the years 1878 to 1892 and 1930 to 1995. The earliest segment comprises the minutes of the Greek Seminary, bound in two volumes. The later records include correspondence of Dr. John H. Young, a member of the department from 1948 until his death in 1977; and correspondence of the editors of the American Journal of Philology. Also present are newsletters for alumni of the Departments of Greek, Latin and Indology, and two folders which concern special...
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Overview Frank Johnson Goodnow, Ph.D., LL.B. (January 18, 1859 – November 15, 1939), President of Johns Hopkins University, was an American educator and legal scholar, born in Brooklyn, New York. The collection consists of about 12,000 items and spans the years 1880 to 1940. The majority of the material is Goodnow's correspondence, but there are also lectures, addresses, writings and printed material.
Overview Hermann Collitz he accepted the newly established chair in Germanic Philology at Johns Hopkins University in 1907. The papers span the period 1846-1935 and consist of correspondence; photographs; newspaper clippings; course outlines and examinations; committee minutes and reports; reprints, dissertations and public lectures of other authors collected by Collitz; drafts, typescripts and reprints of articles by Collitz; notes and notebooks; research notes; lectures and articles. A considerable...
Overview Joseph Sweetman Ames became Director of the Physical Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University in 1901. He taught until becoming provost of the University in 1926 and president from 1929 to 1935. This collection largely consists of speeches and lectures given at Johns Hopkins, but also includes correspondence, photographs, reprints, and biographical information.
Overview The collection consists of 70 papyrus fragments collected 1901-1907 and 1921, from Oxyrhynchus and Fayum. The papyri are legal and business documents and fragments of Homer's "Illiad" and Odyssey." Each fragment is preserved between glass and has been photographed.
Overview On May 31, 1877, at the behest of President Daniel Coit Gilman, Basil Gildersleeve, the first full professor of the Johns Hopkins University, organized the Johns Hopkins Philological Association, for the purpose of "that mutual and informal interchange of opinion ... which is so confessedly essential to the development of the true scholar." The records of the Johns Hopkins Philological Association consist of five bound volumes documenting early seminars and meetings of the department, as well...