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Benjamin Herman papers

Identifier: MS-0555

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Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection consist of articles written for the Sun Magazine and the Baltimore Sun by Benjamin Herman from circa 1970 to 2010.


  • Creation: circa 1970-2010


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

Author Benjamin Herman was a native of Dundalk, Maryland and a graduate of Sparrows Point High School and Johns Hopkins University.

He served with the U.S. Army in Italy, taught school in Dundalk, and was an editor with the Maryland State Department of Education.

Herman wrote numerous articles for the Baltimore Sunday Sun, the Evening Sun, and the Baltimore Sunday News American. His first book Sunday After Sunday After Sunday was published in 1972, followed by How High Up Is Heaven and his novel The Rhapsody in Blue of Mickey Klein.


1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record center carton)

Language of Materials



Author Benjamin Herman was a journalist and novelist. The bulk of this collection consist of articles written for the Sun Magazine and the Baltimore Sun from circa 1970 to 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated by Benjamin Herman in October 2010.


Contemporary Authors. A bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields. Volume 104. Detroit: Gale Research, 1982. Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale, Cengage Learning. 1980- 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Massimo Petrozzi and Kelly Spring in 2011.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA