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Frank Shivers papers

Identifier: MS-0666

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Scope and Contents

The Frank Shivers papers are the research notes and teaching materials of the Baltimore historian and former Johns Hopkins professor of history and literature, Frank Shivers. The collection dates from approximately 1949 to approximately 2004.


  • Creation: approximately 1949 - approximately 2004


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not processed and therefore has not been prepared for research use. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

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

Frank R. Shivers of Baltimore, Maryland was an environmental preservationist and was the author of many regional histories of Baltimore. Beginning in 1949 Shivers taught history, writing and literature at a variety of institutions, including the University of Cincinnati, Johns Hopkins University, Towson University, and the Friends School of Baltimore.


1.49 Cubic Feet (1 record center carton, 1 legal half-size document box)

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Frank Shivers was a Baltimore historian and former Johns Hopkins professor of history and literature. His papers consist of his research notes and teaching materials and spans the years 1949-2004.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers were donated to Special Collections by Frank Shivers on January 18, 2007.

Processing Information

This collection has not been processed.

Guide to the Frank Shivers papers
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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