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Collection — Box: 1
This diary was started by Canby A. Alexander in January 1883, when he was 10 years old and living in Cecil County, Maryland. At 10, Alexander was no longer enrolled in school but instead was occupied with the family farm and the comings and goings of his extended family, neighbors and friends. The Alexanders may have been descendants of Robert Alexander, once a delegate to the Continental Congress, who later defected to the Royal Navy. His estate became the town of Elkton, Maryland. Canby...
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 25
This collection contains seventeen postcards published by the Central Museum of the Revolution in Moscow, printed in Leningrad in approximately 1932. There is no biographical or historical information available on the creator at this time.
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Papers consist largely of Edward Spencer's personal papers although there are some papers of his parents and of his grandson Gellert S. Alleman. Edward Spencer's papers relate to his literary career. The earliest papers are school notebooks from the Trinity School in Baltimore (1848-49) and Princeton University (1853-58). Spencer reused his student notebooks for his later literary work so some of these notebooks also contain his stories. Also in the papers are notebooks and drafts of...
The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection of printed materials, diaries, photographs, and other items created from 1800 to 1988.
1800 - 1988