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Box OB-1

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Contains 11 Results:

News clippings, programs, reviews, notices of performances of TMS

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents note Series 1: Personal contains biographical material, address books, personal diaries, catalogs, estate papers, theater and concert programs, kitchen and garden diaries, and book lists from the Spelmans' library. Most importantly, there are 4 volumes of LLES's autobiography which she begun writing in 1927 and continued with to about 1931. The entire collection of Spelman Papers is very much a reflection of LLES. Because of this, her candid and internalizing autobiographical writings...

Certificate given to Lowe from his students at the time of his retirement, 1973 May 11

 File — Box: OB-1 [31151034439442], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents note The Personal Series reflects only a small portion of Victor Lowe's personal life and his 25-year teaching career at Johns Hopkins. The items are contained in Boxes 1.1 and Box 1.2. Among the items are a diary from 1941, several philosophical journals, and a journal with references to Lowe's interest in psychoanalytical theory. Lecture notes, student notes from Harvard, personal correspondence, and a few items related to Lowe's colleagues, George Boas, Albert Hammond and Arthur Lovejoy, are...

"On Place" broadside poem; 167 of 300, 1985

 Item — Box: OB-1 [31151034439442], Folder: 7, item: 1
Scope and Contents The collection of American author, William H. Gass, consists of 6 typescript letters and 2 published poems written by Gass. The letters of William H. Gass were written, 1961-1963, to American editor and author, Seymour Lawrence. The poem is titled "Mad Meg in the Maelstrom" (1976) and "On Place" (1985) and printed in the form of broadsides. The letters were written by Gass to Seymour Lawrence when Lawrence was director of the Atlantic Monthly Press in Boston. Previously, Lawrence had edited...

"Mad Meg in the Maelstrom" broadside poem, 47 of 150, 1976

 Item — Box: OB-1 [31151034439442], Folder: 7, item: 2
Scope and Contents The collection of American author, William H. Gass, consists of 6 typescript letters and 2 published poems written by Gass. The letters of William H. Gass were written, 1961-1963, to American editor and author, Seymour Lawrence. The poem is titled "Mad Meg in the Maelstrom" (1976) and "On Place" (1985) and printed in the form of broadsides. The letters were written by Gass to Seymour Lawrence when Lawrence was director of the Atlantic Monthly Press in Boston. Previously, Lawrence had edited...

Photographs used in teaching, 1890s-1910s

 File — Box: OB-1 [31151034439442], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Includes portraits of individuals, including: a portrait of Yuan Shikai (Chinese: 袁世凱), Emperor of China, taken in approximately 1915; a portrait of Edward Caird as the "Master of Balliol," Vanity Fair, April 4, 1895; an engraving of Carl Menger, date unknown, apparently signed by the artist (in pencil).There are also images of ancient places and architecture, including: an Indian stambha tower, possibly in Rajasthan, India; images of carvings from an unidentified Indian temple as...

American Historical Society certificates, 1898, 1900

 File — Box: OB-1 [31151034439442], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents American Historical Society certificate conferring Life Membership to Adams, 1898; American Historical Society certificate of resignation of Adams from AHA, 1900

University of Heidelberg diploma, 1876

 Item — Box: OB-1 [31151034439442], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents note This series consists of notebooks from Adams's studies in Heidelberg (1874-1876), estate records (1901-1907), financial records (1897-1902), genealogical material, reminiscences, reports from the "Eight O'Clock Reading Club" (1878-1879), newspaper clippings (1873-1901), obituaries and tributes, and four scrapbooks (1851-1894).The "Eight O'Clock Reading Club" consisted of a group of men and women who met to exchange ideas on literature. Although the reports are not detailed, they do...

Eclipse drawings, 1900

 File — Box: OB-1 [31151034439442], Folder: 13-14
Scope and Contents note A project which absorbed Abbe's attention between 1886 and 1907 involved a book written in Russia by the meteorologist, Alexander J. Woeikoff, a professor and astronomer at the University of St. Petersburg. In 1884, Woeikoff published the original Climates of the Earth, and Abbe hoped to have a translation published in the United States. Abbe engaged Alexander Ziwet, a University of Michigan professor of Mathematics to translate the volume into English, and Abbe intended to...

Diplomas, 1930, 1938, 1965

 File — Box: OB-1 [31151034439442], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Foxcroft School, Sally Cary Fairfax Harrison, 1930; Johns Hopkins, Doctor of Philosophy, Sally Cary Fairfax Harrison, 1938; Aircraft Systems Command, Honorary Doctor of Aerospaceology, Sally Dieke, 1965.

Matheson collection of John Barth materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0314
Overview John Simmons Barth (born 1930) is an American writer, best known for his postmodernist and metafictional fiction. This collection is formed by two printed items dating from 1973 and 1980.