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A. Marshall Elliott papers

Identifier: MS-0142
Scope and Contents The collection of Johns Hopkins professor of Romance Languages, A. Marshall Elliott, is formed largely by the holographic copies of manuscripts of Marie de France assembled by Professor Elliott from libraries in Europe. The papers are the research for his proposed work on the 12th-century French poet whose writings and background were not well known in the late 19th century/early 20th century. The fables and lays [lais] are written in French and include mostly manuscripts from the...
Dates: 1898-1909

Anthony Hecht papers

Identifier: MS-0775

Anthony Hecht (1923-2004), one of the leading poets of his generation, is most well-known for his anthology The Hard Hours (1967), generally seen as his break-through volume. Hecht's small holding of papers, separated from his donated book collection, includes handwritten and typewritten correspondence, as well as clippings, programs, and other forms of ephemera. The materials range from 1982 to 2005, the later years of Hecht's literary career.

Dates: 1982 - 2005

Conrad Aiken papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0345

Conrad Aiken (1889–1973) was an American poet, novelist, and critic. Collection consists of one published poem (1968) titled "A Clear, Brave, Civilizing Force" and was Aiken's contribution to the committee of Arts and Letters for Humphrey.

Dates: 1968

Edward Lucas White papers

Identifier: MS-0056

Edward Lucas White (1866-1934) was a classics teacher and author of historical romances, short stories and poetry. The papers span the period 1885-1934 and consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and personal papers.

Dates: 1885-1934

Edward Spencer papers

Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1803-1960

Eleanor Turnbull papers

Identifier: MS-0055

Eleanor L. Turnbull was a poet and translator born in Baltimore in 1875. The Collection consists of correspondence, translations of Spanish poetry, notes, and personal items. Most of the collection dates from the 1930s through the 1950s, and deals with Turnbull's work as a translator.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1874 - 1960; 1874 - 1992

Elliott Coleman papers

Identifier: MS-0013

Elliott Coleman founded the Department of Writing, Speech and Drama at Johns Hopkins University in September 1946, the predecessor to The Writing Seminars. The collection consist of correspondence, manuscript poems, printed materials, and photographs. It spans the years 1932 to 1980 with the bulk of the material from 1978-1979.

Dates: 1932-1980

Estelle Anna Lewis handwritten letter to M. Laird Simons

 Collection — Box: BW-7
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

Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer collection

Identifier: MS-0385

The collection of German architect, Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer, consists of four bound volumes of letters (1827-1830) to his father and two volumes of his poetry (1819-1859).

Dates: 1819-1859

Hart Crane collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0468
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two items: a photograph of Hart Crane, and a press release regarding Paul Mariani's biography of Hart Crane, The Broken Tower. Items in the collection are from 1999.

Dates: 1999

John Ayers papers

Identifier: MS-0221

John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Dates: 1761-1802

Lloyd Mifflin materials

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0248

Lloyd Mifflin (1846- 1921) was an American poet and photographer. Collection consists of two letters, four photographs and one manuscript sonnet sent to American philologist and Johns Hopkins professor, James Wilson Bright between 1892 and 1910.

Dates: 1892-1910

Marion Buchman papers

Identifier: MS-0141

This collection pertains to the writing career and personal life of Baltimore poet Marion Buchman. The materials cover the period circa 1913 to 2000, and the bulk of the materials date from 1932 to 1986.

Dates: 1913-1986

Maryland Poets collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0321
Scope and Contents Two poets, Lizette Woodworth Reese and John Banister Tabb, are represented in the Maryland Poets Collection. Both writers were closely associated with Baltimore and had formed friendships with persons affiliated with Hopkins. The bulk of the collection consists of clippings from newspapers related to Miss Reese and Father Tabb. The largest group is about Miss Reese; only one folder contains Father Tabb items.The articles (1915-1947) about Miss Reese were removed from Baltimore...
Dates: 1888-1947

Matheson collection of Leonard Bacon poetry

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0317

Leonard Bacon (1887-1954) was an American poet, translator, and literary critic. This collection consists of a small grouping of correspondence and poetry ranging in date from 1928-1953.

Dates: 1928 - 1953

Matheson collection of William H. Gass letters and poetry

Identifier: MS-0315

William Howard Gass (born July 30, 1924) was an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, critic, and former philosophy professor. The collection consists of 6 typescript letters and 2 published poems written by Gass ranging in date from 1961-1985.

Dates: 1961-1985

Padraic Colum postcard

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0270

Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was an Irish poet and playwright. Collection consists of one postcard (dated 1961) from Padraic Colum to Mabel Whiteley of Baltimore.

Dates: 1961

Richard Frary collection of Jack Kerouac materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0461

Jack Kerouac (1922–1969) was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent. This collection consists of a poster, a publication annoucement, a bibliographic checklist, and a photograh of a painting. The items date from 1975, and roughly 1981-1991.

Dates: 1975; 1991 November, undated

Robert Southey letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0226
Scope and Contents The holographic letters which form this collection were written by the English poet, Robert Southey. The letter of August 22, 1825 was written to "Dear Sir." It is likely the person addressed is the London publisher, John Murray, since Southey writes that he is sending copy of the "Vindici‘" and will presently send copy of the "Peninsular War." The letter was written during the period when Southey was responding to Catholic criticism of "Book of the...
Dates: 1825-1837

Sherril Schell portrait photograph of Rupert Brooke

 Collection — Box: BW-14, Folder: 12
Identifier: MS-0868

This collection contains a 1913 photograph of Rupert Brooke, a poet famous for his war sonnets who died in World War I.

Dates: 1913

Sidney Lanier papers

Identifier: MS-0007

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was an American musician, poet and author. The material consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009

Spelman Family papers

Identifier: MS-0392

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

Victoria Lincoln papers

Identifier: MS-0313

Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction and journalistic articles born in 1904. The papers consist largely of drafts of her many articles, stories, poems, and novels. The collection spans 1833-1986, with the bulk of the material from 1925-1985.

Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1925-1985

William Benson Jr. notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0158

The notebook (1865-1885) which forms this collection is a bound, holographic volume containing unpublished poetry and prose of William Benson, Jr. Biographical information of William Benson, Jr. has not been found. It is likely that Benson was a physician residing in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates: 1865-1885

William Hand Browne papers

Identifier: MS-0011

Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.

Dates: 1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912

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