Frieda Thies papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists largely of personal items belonging to Frieda Thies dating from 1908-1984. Included are notebooks, clippings, photographs, a memoir, correspondence, and the many tributes received by Thies during her long career at Johns Hopkins University.
- Creation: 1908-1984
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
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.
Frieda Thies was curator of manuscripts at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University. She was born in Baltimore in 1880 and began work as a librarian at Hopkins in 1902 and continued there until her retirement in 1968. Her work included cataloging the extensive correspondence of the poet Sidney Lanier's works that was published in 1946 by the Johns Hopkins Press. Theis died in Lutherville, Maryland in 1984.
1.23 Cubic Feet (2 letter size document boxes, 1 legal size document box)
Language of Materials
Frieda Thies was curator of manuscripts at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University, from 1902 to 1968. The collection consists largely of personal items belonging to Frieda Thies dating from 1908-1984. Included are notebooks, photographs, a memoir, and correspondence.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was a gift to the University in 1983.
This is no known processing information for this collection.
Rachel Gattermeyer revised the biographical note in this finding aid in October 2023 to bring it into compliance with Johns Hopkins guidelines for inclusive and conscientious description (2023). The previous version of the finding aid is available upon request.
- Frieda Thies papers
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- Finding aid written in English
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