The Lit records
Scope and Contents
This record group consists solely of issues of The Lit, published from 1946 to 1947; no other documentation exists for this publication.
- Creation: 1946-1947
- The Lit (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
All student organization records received prior to 2017 are closed for 25 years from the date of creation to everyone except current members of the student organization, after which they are publicly available for access. Materials intended for public dissemination, such as publications, newsletters, and event flyers, are publicly available for access immediately once processed. If you are a member of this student organization and have questions about our access policy, please contact Special Collections.
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
The Lit was a literary journal which began in 1946, was published by undergraduates, containing material written mostly by undergraduates. It included poetry, short stories, reviews and essays with an emphasis on fiction. Some of the contributions were written by prominent Hopkins students, such as Russell Baker.
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Language of Materials
The Lit was a literary journal which began in 1946, was published by undergraduates, containing material written mostly by undergraduates. It included poetry, short stories, reviews and essays with an emphasis on fiction. This record group consists solely of issues of The Lit, published from 1946 to 1947; no other documentation exists for this publication.
The issues are arranged in one series and are filed in chronological order.
Most of the issues of The Lit were found in storage in Gilman Hall.
Accession Numbers: 78.43, 79.15
Processed by Sean DiGiovanna and Wendell O'Brien.
- The Lit records
- Language of description
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