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Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0826
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1949-1993 and undated

Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0846
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1788 - 1967

Johns Hopkins University Gas Engineering Lab etching

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0712
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1939 - 1939

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0673
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1818-2015

Johns Hopkins University oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0404
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1999 - 2023

Johns Hopkins University Printed Ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0478
Abstract

This is an artificial collection of printed ephemera purchased since 2004.

Dates: approximately 1800s-1950s

Keyser family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Abstract

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.

Dates: approximately 1784-1985; Majority of material found within 1870s-1950s

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

Laurence Hall Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0413
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains most of the working papers from Fowler's architectural practice (1906-1945) as well as photographs documenting other architects' work in the area. These plans, photographs and documents represent one of the most important archives on the built environment of Baltimore.

Dates: 1892 - 1948

Margaret Donaldson Boehm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044-a
Abstract Margaret Donaldson Boehm was born in Baltimore, MD in 1894. She attended Roland Park Country School and later The Johns Hopkins University where she was a student of Arthur O. Lovejoy, professor of Philosophy. The collection consists of 47 diaries (1910-1956) of Margaret Donaldson Boehm; one diary (1883) of her father, G. Herbert Boehm; letters (1928-1951) of Henry Woodd Nevinson and his wife, Evelyn Sharp; and a copy of Miss Boehm's master's essay (1925), "The Conception of Pride in 17th...
Dates: 1883-1956

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Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 2
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Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute 2
Keyser, R. Brent, 1859-1927 2
Lanier, Clifford Anderson, 1844-1908 2
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Locklin, Wilbert E., 1920-2006 2
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Sheridan, R. Champlin, Jr. (Richard Champlin), 1930-2013 2
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American Veterans Committee 1
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Angelos, Peter G., 1929- 1
Appelton-Century-Crofts 1
Arnold, Rosie J. 1
Baker, Russell, 1925-2019 1
Balachandran, Sanchita 1
Ball, Gregory F. (Gregory Francis) 1
Baltimore (Md.). Burnt District Commission 1
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Baltimore City Paper 1
Baltimore Oriole Festival 1
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Barth, John, 1930- 1
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Baughan, Charles 1
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Beyere, Margaret 1
Block, George H., Jr., died 2015 1
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Boyd, Albert 1
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Brody, Linda 1
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Brooks, William Keith, 1848-1908 1
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Brush, Grace Somers 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Buckler, W.H. (William Hepburn), 1867-1952 1
Burrell, Gladys 1
Byron, Nicholas G. 1
Cameron, V. V. , Dr. 1
Carlton, Phebe, Mrs. 1
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Carton, Lonnie Caming, 1928- 1
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Coleman, Elliott, 1906-1980 1
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