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Camerascope and stereoscopic photos of Myanmar

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-1032
Abstract

This collection contains a pocket-sized folding Camerascope and twenty-four black-and-white stereoscopic photographs of various locations in Myanmar. The pictures show rural and city life; Burmese laborers, such as fishermen; and temples and pagodas.

Dates: circa 1930s

David P. Stern archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0718
Abstract Born in Czechoslovakia, David Stern grew up in Israel, studying physics at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) in Haifa, where he wrote his doctoral thesis on an underground experiment on cosmic rays. Until his retirement in 2001, Stern was associated with Goddard Space Flight Center, studying theoretical aspects of the Earth's magnetosphere, in particular its large-scale electrodynamics, global description of its magnetic fields, and...
Dates: 1973-2010

East Coast travel photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-1022
Abstract

This album of black-and-white travel photos from around 1902 depicts locations in Baltimore; Washington, DC; Northern Virginia; New York City; and Hartland, ME. Most photos are of buildings and monuments.

Dates: circa 1902

Edward E. Ayer typescript memoir

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0719
Abstract Edward Everett Ayer (1841-1927) was an American business magnate, best remembered for the endowments of his substantial collections of books and original manuscripts to the Newberry Library and Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. He had over time built an immense fortune out of supplying timber to the 19th century's fast-growing railroad industry. The collection contains a bound volume of a memoir written by Ayer, titled Reminiscences and Travels of Edward E....
Dates: circa 1924

Elisabeth Gilman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0235
Abstract

Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.

Dates: 1872-1949

Elizabeth Daum diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0162
Abstract

This collection consists of the diary of Elizabeth Daum, which provides an account of her trip to Europe by ocean liner, July to October, 1926. Elizabeth Daum resided in Scranton, PA in 1926. Her travel diary indicates she was an unmarried, young adult who made a trans-Atlantic crossing to Europe in 1926. Other biographical information of Elizabeth Daum has not been found.

Dates: 1926 July 10-October 14

Frederick Sandham Waller sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0671
Abstract

This collection contains four sketchbooks created by the British architect Frederick Sandham Waller. The volumes include notes, sketches and watercolors, and are dated to approximately 1870.

Dates: approximately 1870

Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0385
Abstract

The collection of German architect, Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer, consists of four bound volumes of letters (1827-1830) to his father and two volumes of his poetry (1819-1859).

Dates: 1819-1859

Henry C. Lewis diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0598
Scope and Contents Henry C. Lewis wrote diary entries between April 15, 1857 and October 30th, 1858. He began recording his experiences during the three month journey from England to China on board the ship SS Himalaya, purchased by the Royal Navy in 1854. The ship stopped in São Vicente (Cape Verde Islands), Simons Town (South Africa), and Singapore, where he boarded the ship "Ganges" to reach Hong Kong (China). Lewis often described these places with the prejudice of an Englishman of that day. In China he...
Dates: 1857-1858

James D. McCabe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0080
Abstract

James D. McCabe, Jr. (1842-1883) was a Confederate supporter and a popular writer of more than 30 works including histories, biographies, and plays. The collection consists of letterbooks, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs dating from 1862 to 1881.

Dates: 1862-1881

Johns Hopkins University Alumni College records

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-12-050
Abstract

The Alumni College was established by the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association in approximately 1973, to provide alumni with travel learning opportunities, better known as "education vacations." The collection spans from 1970 to 1974.

Dates: 1970 - 1974

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0545
Abstract

This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1830s-1967

Mendes I. Cohen itinerary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0189
Abstract

Mendes I. Cohen (1796-1879) was a Jewish Baltimore-based veteran of the War of 1812, banker, world traveler, and a member of the Maryland Legislature. This collection consists of a bound hand-written manuscript titled, "Diary of Six Years' Travels in Europe, Egypt, Nubia, Arabia, and the Holy Land from 1829 to 1835."

Dates: 1829 - 1835

Robert Louis Stevenson manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0186
Abstract

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. The collection consists of a binder containing a hand-written chapter from a volume of Robert Louis Stevenson's In the South Seas.

Dates: 1900

Thomas Berger typescripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0486
Abstract

Thomas Louis Berger (1924 – 2014) was an American novelist. Collection consists of ten book-length manuscripts by Thomas Berger dating from 1975-2003; most are heavily annotated typescripts.

Dates: 1975 - 2003

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Berger, Thomas, 1924-2014 1
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Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 1
Brown, Thurlow W. (Thurlow Weed), 1819-1866 1
Camerascopes, Ltd. 1
Century 21 Exposition (1962, Seattle, Wash.) 1
Century of progress international exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Cohen, Mendes I., 1796-1879 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Coolidge, Susan, 1835-1905 1
Crystal Palace (Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England) 1
Daum, Elizabeth 1
Exposition internationale (1937 : Paris, France) 1
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Field Museum of Natural History 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Frary, Richard, 1947- 1
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 1
Gilman, Elisabeth Coit, 1867-1950 1
Gilman, Mary Van Winkler Ketcham, 1869- 1
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Great Exhibition (1851: London, England) 1
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Hessemer, Friedrich Maximilian, 1800-1860 1
Howell, William H. (William Henry), 1860-1945 1
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907) 1
Johns Hopkins University. Alumni Association 1
Jones, J. R., active 1862-1881 1
Jones, T. J., active 1862-1881 1
Lane, Louise Gilman, 1838-1922 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lewis, Henry Carvill, 1853-1888 1
Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company 1
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 1
McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941 1
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McCabe, Daniel T. (Daniel Trigg), 1849-1931 1
McCabe, James D., 1842-1883 1
McCabe, James Dabney, 1808-1875 1
McCabe, John C. (John Collins), 1810-1875 1
McCabe, Josephina 1
McCabe, Robert A., active 1867-1868 1
Murphy, Francis, 1836-1907 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
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Pickett, George E. (George Edward), 1825-1875 1
Ramsay, William Mitchell, Sir, 1851-1939 1
Roosevelt, Théodore, 1858-1919 1
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 1
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 1
Sneider & Jacquet 1
Stern, David P. (David Peter), 1931- 1
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 1
Sunbeam Tours (London, UK) 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Waller, Frederick S. 1
Wheeler, Alice Gilman 1
Willard, Daniel, 1861-1942 1
Wood, Charles B. 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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