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Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was an expatriate American poet, literary critic, a highly influential figure in the development of Imagism, as well as a major contributor to the early modernist poetry movement at the turn of the century. This collection represents the manuscript portion of a larger holding of materials created by or relating to poet Ezra Pound, compiled by collector Richard Frary. The holdings range in time from 1909 to 1986, with most of the materials dating from 1909 to 1960.
Jacobus Henricus (Henry) van 't Hoff (1852-1911) was a chemist credited with founding the science of stereochemistry, and in 1901 he was awarded the first Nobel Prize in chemistry. The majority of the papers are those reflecting family affairs or honors accorded van 't Hoff for his work. This collection does not contain his scientific or working papers except for notes of two lectures and copies of his published papers. The papers are mostly in Dutch. The papers span from 1837 to 1924.
This collection includes donations from Johns Hopkins University alumni that document student life, frequently reflecting the donor's personal experience as a student at Johns Hopkins University. The collection includes photographs, letters, student notes, and other material. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.
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.
Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.
The records of the Office of Public Information/News and Information range in date from 1945 to 2005 and relate to the office's coordination and publicity of university activities, particularly special events. Materials include subject files of people, places, and events associated with Johns Hopkins University, press releases, photographs, newsletters and newspapers including copies of the Johns Hopkins Gazette, and faculty files.
The collection consists of the personal papers of Dr. Barnes covering his work in infrared spectrocopy, infrared physics, and the electron microscope. The collection spans the 1920s through the 1980s.
On January 1, 1946, the Johns Hopkins University established a full-time office of public relations under Lynn Poole: to inform the public of scholarly achievements and activities at the University. The records of the Office of the Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs span the years 1982 to 2002. Record types include minutes of various meetings, financial records, correspondence and reports.