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August Mencken letters to James H. Bready

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0700
Abstract August Mencken was an American civil engineer and author. He was the younger brother of Henry Louis Mencken, and the son of cigar magnate August Mencken, Sr. James Hall Bready was a Baltimore Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years. This collection consists of 11 letters from August Mencken to James Bready, a columnist at The...
Dates: 1952-1961

Department of Romance Languages letters about José Robles Pazos' arrest

 Record Group — Box: 1, Folder: 7-20
Identifier: RG-04-081
Abstract

José Robles Pazos was an Associate Professor of Spanish at Johns Hopkins University born in 1897 and shot as a traitor by the Spanish Republican Government in February of 1937. The collection spans the years 1929-1940 and consists of correspondence regarding Robles' arrest, a contract for the Spanish translation of 13 books by H.L. Mencken, and two life insurance policies.

Dates: 1929 - 1940

Edwin Litchfield Turnbull papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0103
Abstract

Edwin Litchfield Turnbull (1872-1927) was a musician who helped create both the Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The collection spans the years 1881-1971 and consists of approximately 400 letters, photographs, loose newspaper clippings, juvenile notebooks, and 13 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to musical, social, or other events.

Dates: 1881-1971

Elizabeth Ellen Starr correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0147
Abstract

Elizabeth Ellen Starr (1859–1950) attended the Peabody Conservatory and organized support for classical music institutions in Baltimore, including a campaign in 1920 to keep Baltimore's Lyric Theatre from being demolished. Many of the letters in the Starr correspondence collection relate to her efforts to support local music institutions such as the Lyric Theatre and coordinate appearances by the Philadelphia Orchestra and other ensembles visiting Baltimore between 1918 and 1945.

Dates: 1904 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1945
Found in: Peabody Archives

George H. Thompson collection of Henry Louis Mencken

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0491
Abstract

Collection consists of material by, about, and related to the Baltimore writer Henry Louis Mencken as collected by George H. Thompson. Materials date from 1905-1950.

Dates: 1905-1950

H. L. Mencken and Leda V. Bauer letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0532
Abstract

Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) was an American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English. This collection consists of letters written by H. L. Mencken to colleague and girlfriend Leda V. Bauer dating primarily from 1928-1930, with an additional letter from J. G. Clemenceau Le Clercq [Paul Tanaquil] from 1924.

Dates: 1924, 1928-1930

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Abstract

This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Dates: 1900-1996

Herbert Spencer Jennings papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0062
Abstract

Herbert Spencer Jennings (1868-1947) was an American zoologist, geneticist, and eugenicist. The collection spans the years between 1893-1945 and includes correspondence, reprints, manuscript lecture notes, and biological drawings.

Dates: 1893-1945

Hermann Collitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0014
Abstract Hermann Collitz he accepted the newly established chair in Germanic Philology at Johns Hopkins University in 1907. The papers span the period 1846-1935 and consist of correspondence; photographs; newspaper clippings; course outlines and examinations; committee minutes and reports; reprints, dissertations and public lectures of other authors collected by Collitz; drafts, typescripts and reprints of articles by Collitz; notes and notebooks; research notes; lectures and articles. A considerable...
Dates: 1846-1935

H.L. Mencken letters to Robert Loveman

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0527
Abstract

A collection of 16 letters written from H. L. Mencken to Robert Loveman. Mencken touches on issues such as Germany and World War I, beer, lyric poetry, and the Mexican revolution.

Dates: 1911-1920

J. Montgomery Gambrill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0669
Abstract

J. Montgomery Gambrill (1880-1953) was a historian and professor at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists largely of typed and handwritten correspondence, subject files, and teaching files reagarding his research and administrative duties, from 1794 to 1966.

Dates: 1794-1966 and undated; Majority of material found within 1910-1952

John Calvin French papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0070
Abstract

John Calvin French was professor of English and librarian at The Johns Hopkins University and author of "A History of the University founded by Johns Hopkins." The collection consists largely of his research and manuscript notes dealing with the founding and later development of the University dating from 1928-1957.

Dates: 1928-1957

Mencken sheet music volume

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0564
Scope and Contents

Volume of popular American sheet music owned by H. L. Mencken. Approximately 20 individual compositions.

Dates: circa 1880-1920

Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0034
Abstract This is a collection of single item manuscripts or small groupings of materials, 1730s-1983 and undated. This collection includes signatures of Francois Rene de Chateaubriand, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, John Hancock, and Thomas Jefferson; letters from Jefferson Davis, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Gustave Flaubert, James Madison, James Monroe, George Moore, Edgar Allen Poe, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Roger Brooke Taney, Queen Victoria, George Washington, and Woodrow Wilson. There are photostats...
Dates: 1730s-1983 and undated

Nathan Bryllion Fagin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0065
Abstract

Nathan Bryllion Fagin taught at Johns Hopkins in the early 20th century. The collection consists of correspondence with Fagin's literary friends and colleagues; materials relating to the Moscow Theatre Festival of 1932; papers and course outlines from his teaching career at Johns Hopkins University dating from 1925 to 1951.

Dates: 1925-1951

National Lanier Centennial Committee papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0308
Abstract

A committee was formed in 1940 to celebrate the centenary of poet Sidney Lanier's birth, February 3, 1842. The collection consists of the correspondence of Elinor Pillsbury recruiting members of the National Lanier Centennial Committee, dating from 1939 through 1945.

Dates: 1939 - 1945

Samuel Ottmar Mast papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0135
Abstract

Samuel Ottmar Mast (1871-1947) was a biologist and zoologist at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of correspondence, administrative information related to running an academic department, and reprints of articles. The collection materials range in date from 1912 to 1947.

Dates: 1912-1947

Walter Romeyn Benjamin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0009
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters from contemporary literary figures and publishers.

Dates: 1823-1928

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