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Alice Walker ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0822
Abstract

The Alice Walker ephemera collection, 1988 to 2001, contains ephemera relating to American author, poet and activist Alice Walker.

Dates: 1988 - 2000

Estelle Anna Lewis handwritten letter to M. Laird Simons

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0731
Abstract Estelle Anna Blanche Robinson Lewis (1824-1880) was an American poet and dramatist. Lewis was born near Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of John Robinson, a wealthy planter from Cuba of English and Spanish descent. Her best dramatic work was Sappho of Lesbos, a tragedy (London, 1868). She permanently moved to England in 1865, where her last work was a series of sonnets in defence of Edgar Allan Poe. She died in London, England. The item is a 4-page letter (folded...
Dates: 1873 October 7

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Jacobsen collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0561
Abstract

Josephine Jacobsen was a poet, short story writer, and literary critic. She was educated by private tutors at Roland Park Country School and graduated in 1926. Jacobsen's papers include drafts of her works, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. They range from the 1920s to 1982.

Dates: 1920s-1982

Joyce MacIver papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0429
Abstract

Georgette Scott (1904-1999) was a novelist and playwright who wrote under the name Joyce MacIver; she was born and raised in Baltimore and began her writing career at the Baltimore Sun. The collection consists of writings, personal materials, printed material, and photographs dating from the 1940s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1940s-1990s

Larzer Ziff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0639
Abstract

Professor Larzer Ziff became the Caroline Donovan Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University in 1981. He served as chair of the Department of English from 1991 to 1995. This collection consists of the professional and teaching files of Larzer Ziff from the 1960s to 2008. The collection primarily includes course materials, conference papers, and his writings, both published and unpublished.

Dates: 1960s-2008

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0421
Abstract

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1890s-early 2000s

Richard Frary collection of Theodore Dreiser materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0463
Abstract

Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (1871–1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. The collection consists of ten items and includes reviews of Dreiser's works; articles on Dreiser; and a copy of one of his short stories, "The Lost Phoebe." Dates of the items in the collection range from 1943~1949, 1965~1969, and 1986.

Dates: 1943; 1946; 1949; 1965; 1969; 1986

Richard Macksey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0907
Abstract This collection is made up of the papers, letters, photographs, manuscripts, and other ephemera collected by Professor Richard Macksey (1931-2019), who worked in what is now the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute and The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University from 1958 until his formal retirement in 2010. Because of Macksey’s personal interests and his professional work, the time range of the documents is quite wide. The range goes from 1653 to 2009, with most of the dates clustering...
Dates: 1652 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1953 - 2009

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874-2009

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