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In 1765, a building was erected on an adjacent site of today's Lyceum Theatre by the architect James Payne for exhibitions and, later, for other entertainments. The theatre finally became a licensed house in 1809. One of these entertainments was that of the exhibition of an American Elk in 1792, as noted in this broadside printed in 1792 in London.
Broadside advertising London exhibition of engraved plates depicting Jean-Baptiste Wicar's Florentine art
Broadus Mitchell was an educator, historian, and biographer of Alexander Hamilton. Mitchell taught economics at Hopkins, 1919-1939, and was active in political affairs and issues of social justice in Baltimore. The collection consists of some papers related to Broadus Mitchell's research for his published work, William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South, (1928) and Mitchell's biographical materials. The papers span from 1928 to 1929 and 1979-1986.
A few assorted popular songs and solo piano music.
Numbered series of fifteen chromolithographic postcards depicting bullfighting in Mexico, circa 1900.
These are the professional and personal papers of Burton I. Edelson, who was a commander of the United States Navy, the Associate Administrator for Space Sciences and Applications at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Director for the Institute for Applied Research at the George Washington University.
Charles Grove Haines was a Professor of Diplomatic History born in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania December 10, 1906. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and subject files dating to Haines's time as the Director of the Bologna Center at the School of Advanced International Studies dating from 1970-1976. Some personal items are also included.
C. Harvey Palmer, Jr. is professor emeritus of electrical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, specializing in optics. This collection holds selections of Palmer's research notes and teaching files, loose leaf and in binders, ranging from 1968 to 1990.
C. (Charles) Morton Stewart (1829-1900) was a prominent businessman in Baltimore, Maryland, as well as President of the Board of Trustees at Johns Hopkins University. These papers include several speeches by Stewart and a scrapbook of condolences sent to the family of Stewart after his death in 1900. The collection spans circa 1890 to 1900.