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This collection consists of American political memorabilia dating from approximately the 1840s through the 1980s. Materials include bumper stickers, pins, banners, placemats, signs, hats, and various other items.
Sarah Elizabeth Freeman received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke in 1928, and her Ph.D. in Archaeology from Johns Hopkins in 1934. From 1935 until 1944, she worked as a research assistant in the Johns Hopkins Archaeology Department; in 1944 she was named Curator of Fine Arts for the university. The collection documents Freeman’s work on the Johns Hopkins University coin and medal collection with material dating from 1944 through 1969.
The collection consists of holographic letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence. Many of the letters describe the proceedings in Congress and some contain information relaitng to the progress of the Revolutionary War. One signer, Lewis Morris (1726-1798), is not included in the collection.
"The History of the Ancient and Honorable Tuesday Club: From the earliest ages down to this present year"
The Tuesday Club, a colonial music club, was founded in Annapolis, Maryland in 1745 by Dr. Alexander Hamilton (1712-1756), a Scottish-born doctor and writer. The collection consists of a two voume history of that club written in 1755.
The Tuesday Club, a colonial music club, was founded in Annapolis, Maryland in 1745 by Dr. Alexander Hamilton (1712-1756), a Scottish-born doctor and writer. This collection consists of a one volume manuscript documenting the records of The Tuesday Club, written in 1755.