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Aleine Austin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0397
Abstract

Aleine Austin was historian and author born in New York City, July 19, 1922. The papers, dating from 1940 to 1991, consist of student notes, lecture notes, published articles, manuscript notes, recordings, photographs, correspondence, and a selection of papers that document Aleine Austin's interest and work in the American labor movement.

Dates: 1940-1991

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

Broadus Mitchell papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-015
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1928-1929, 1979-1986

Francese Hubbard Litchfield Turnbull papers

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Identifier: MS-0229
Scope and Contents This small collection gives a glimpse of the literary life of Baltimore in the late nineteenth century. Francese Turnbull was an author and patron of the arts. This collection is not her complete papers but deals with two of her interests: the patronage of Sidney Lanier and her membership in the Woman's Literary Club of Baltimore. The material on Lanier briefly describes the Turnbull's friendship with Sidney and Mary Day Lanier and details some of the activities the...
Dates: 1870-1927

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

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

Marianne Moore correspondence with Stephen Garmey

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0696
Abstract Marianne Craig Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and wit. Stephen Garmley was a friend a Moore's an a longtime vicar of Calvary Eposicopal Church. Garley was also the author of Gramercy Park: An Illustrated History of a New York Neighborhood (1984). The collection spans 1957 to 1962 and chiefly is made up of letters...
Dates: 1956-1962

Raymond Dexter Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0024
Abstract Raymond Dexter Havens, educator and author, was born in Rochester, New York in 1880. In 1925, he joined The Johns Hopkins University faculty as Caroline Donovan Professor of English, a post he held until his retirement in 1949. In 1931, Havens was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.The collections consists of correspondence; reprints, articles, and clippings; outlines, course note, study guides, and bibliographies; an autograph album contains holographic messages...
Dates: 1769-1954

Richard Frary collection of 20th-century authors' materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0398
Abstract

The collection includes letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other material related to 20th-century authors, including John Dos Passos, the artist Rockwell Kent, Sinclair Lewis, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris, Timothy Leary, and Carl Van Vechten, 1897-1990.

Dates: 1897-1990

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

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 - 2011

Sidney Offit papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0395
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings...
Dates: 1932-1997

Spelman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0392
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

Dates: 1726 - 1972

Stephen Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

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American Center of P.E.N. 1
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Authors Guild Foundation (U.S.) 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
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Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
Benoît-Smullyan, Mary Louise, 1914- 1
Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
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Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 1
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971 1
Bready, James H. 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990 1
Brown, Bob, 1886-1959 1
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1
Cassady, Neal 1
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
Charcoal Club (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Claire, William F. 1
Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 1
Cleveland, E. E. (Edward Earl), 1921- 1
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 1
Columbia University 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 1
Curry, Kenneth 1
Darbishire, Helen, 1881-1961 1
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Dixon, Stephen, 1936-2019 1
Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764 1
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 1
Draper, John William, 1893- 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Edel, Leon, 1907-1997 1
Everett, Henry A., 1856-1917 1
Everett, Leolyn Louise 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Garmey, Stephen, 1933- 1
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Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 1
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 1
Gohn, Ernest Salisbury, 1922- 1
Gough, Richard, 1735-1809 1
Gregg, William, 1800-1867 1
Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943 1
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Hart, Richard, 1908- 1
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Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
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Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 1
Jacobsen, Josephine, 1908- 1
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Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 1
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Leary, Timothy (Timothy Francis), 1920-1996 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 1
Longsdorf, Kenneth 1
Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 1
Maliszewski, Paul 1
Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812 1
Martin, Marty 1
Mencken, August, 1889-1967 1
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 1
Milton, John, 1608-1674 1
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