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"The History of the Ancient and Honorable Tuesday Club: From the earliest ages down to this present year"
The Tuesday Club, a colonial music club, was founded in Annapolis, Maryland in 1745 by Dr. Alexander Hamilton (1712-1756), a Scottish-born doctor and writer. The collection consists of a two voume history of that club written in 1755.
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.
This collection consists of letters written by two notable Maryland residents, Charles Carroll and Reverdy Johnson, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a 19th century statesman, respectively.
Founded in 1929 as a forum for the study of social problems, the Johns Hopkins University Liberal Club became a controversial and prominent political group among universities. The records of the Liberal Club cover the period 1929 to 1932 and are contained in four bound volumes of the Intercollegiate Conferences, which include not only lists of those who attended, but also newspaper clippings about the Club.
The Lit was a literary journal which began in 1946, was published by undergraduates, containing material written mostly by undergraduates. It included poetry, short stories, reviews and essays with an emphasis on fiction. This record group consists solely of issues of The Lit, published from 1946 to 1947; no other documentation exists for this publication.
Roseanne Traxler Klass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From 1980 to 1991 Klass founded and headed the Afghanistan Information Center at Freedom House in New York, NY.The papers document the various aid groups and human rights organizations involved in the Afghanistan war from the 1970s to the late 1990s. Support groups include the Afghanistan Relief Committee, Free Afghanistan, and Medicines san Frontieres.