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The Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, dating from approximately 1949 to 1993. The collection features eleven items related to the life, career, and death of jazz singer Billie Holiday, 1915-1959. Holiday, or "Lady Day," was known for her disctinct vocal delivery and had a profound influence on jazz and blues music.
The Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection which spans from the 18th to the 20th century. The collection consists of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.
Johns Hopkins Facilities & Real Estate (JHFRE) provides full support services for the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus, as well as planning, design, construction, and property management for other Hopkins campuses. These records primarily include files of real estate purchases, renovations, reports, and letters, while another bulk of the records includes the files of the creation of the Shriver Hall Murals. The records range from 1937 to 1971.
Furniture Press Books is a Baltimore-area publisher of handprinted chap/books, pamphlets and zines, as well as full-length books and collections. This collection contains chapbooks published by Furniture Press, from approximately 2004 to 2015.
Copied from information provided by donor: Etching made by Susan Walton Kemp (1918 - 2002) for her fiance Joseph Burnham Gray (1915-1998) who was a chemical engineering graduate student at Johns Hopkins, completing his PhD in June 1941. Although he did not invent Lyrica (spandex), he helped develop the mixing process for it while working for DuPont.
Processing note: The Gas Engineering Building later became the office of the Johns Hopkins University News-letter.
This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).
This is an artificially assembled collection of oral histories recorded with administration, faculty, staff, alumni, students, and other Johns Hopkins University affiliates, 1999-2004 and 2014-present. The early oral history interviews were faciliated by Mame Warren starting 1999, and as of 2014 by Hopkins Retrospective.
This is an artificial collection of printed ephemera purchased since 2004.
Kent D. Currie was a printer and typographer who lived in Baltimore, Maryland. The bulk of the collection is formed by Currie's collection of type samples. It includes brochures from Europe, in particular Holland and United States, with a significant attention to Baltimorean type designers. Noteworthy is also Currie's correspondence. The papers span the 1920s to 1950s.
Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.