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ephemera (general object genre)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Walker ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0822
Abstract

The Alice Walker ephemera collection, 1988 to 2001, contains ephemera relating to American author, poet and activist Alice Walker.

Dates: 1988 - 2000

Anthony Hecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0775
Abstract

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

Arthur Friedheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0041
Abstract

Musical compositions, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, and ephemera of pianist Arthur Friedheim and members of the Friedheim family.

Dates: approximately 1884 - 1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Broadside advertising London exhibition of engraved plates depicting Jean-Baptiste Wicar's Florentine art

 Collection — Box BW-5: [Barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0757
Abstract The headline of the broadside declares the exhibition of: "Pictures, Statues, Basso Relievos, and Engraved Stones, of the Gallery of Florence, and the Pitti Palace, Engraved under the Direction of Mr. Lacombe, Painter, from the Drawings of Mr. Wicar; a Work dedicated To His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Tuscany." The advertisement was printed in approximately 1800. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Wicar (1762-1834) was a French Neoclassical painter and art collector. There is no historical...
Dates: approximately 1800

Corbett Reynolds Rudely Elegant and Red Party photo album and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1005
Abstract

This collection contains a photo album, clothing, and accessories associated with Corbett Reynolds' Columbus, OH gay nightclub he owned, named Rudely Elegant, and the circuit parties, which he called Red Parties, that Reynolds held after Rudely Elegant closed in 1985.

Dates: 1970 - 2000

Counter-cultural ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1011
Abstract

This artificially assembled collection consists of ephemera associated with various alternative lifestyle and counter-cultural movements of the 1960s and 1970s that were concerned with world peace, environmentalism, experimentation with hallucinogenic drugs, vegetarianism, and communal living.

Dates: 1960 - 1981

Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0368
Abstract Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. was born in Baltimore in 1903. During the 1930s, he served in the Maryland legislature. In 1938, he founded the Mount Vernon Improvement Association and spent much of the rest of his life fighting to retain the original architectural integrity of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place. He was also a founder of the Johns Hopkins University Milton S. Eisenhower Library's Friends of the Library. The collection of Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. consists mostly of items related to...
Dates: approximately 1800-1975

Floyd-Urner family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0629
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, ephemera, a small collection of material related to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina," photographs, and a scrapbook. Correspondence is primarily written by and to members of the Floyd and Urner families from the 1890s to the 1930s. The small collection of materials relating to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina" spans 1896 to 1915 and...
Dates: 1800-1984; Majority of material found within 1800 - 1945

Frances Alice Kleeman papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0102
Abstract Frances Alice Kleeman was a music educator who later became a medical translator for the Johns Hopkins International Exchange Program. This collection contains manuscript, facsimile, and printed scores of music by Kleeman and of scores inscribed to Kleeman by several of her former students, including Edward T. Cone, Mathilde McKinney, and Jonathan Elkus. Also included is a note from composer and pedagogue Nadia Boulanger, and correspondence and ephemera related to Elkus's musical drama ...
Dates: 1940 - 1960
Found in: Peabody Archives

Gardner Jencks papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0045
Abstract

Gardner Jencks was a pianist and composer who grew up in Baltimore and earned an artist diploma from the Peabody Conservatory. His papers contain manuscript and printed facsimile scores of his unpublished compositions, papers related to his study of music, and various items of ephemera.

Dates: 1929-1989
Found in: Peabody Archives

George Peabody Library records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-03-017
Abstract In 1857, philanthropist George Peabody gave the amount of $300,000 for the funding of a library in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. The construction of what was then known as the Library of the Peabody Institute (also the Peabody Institute Library) in Mount Vernon-Belvedere neighborhood began in 1858. Due to the difficulties of opening such a library during the Civil War (1861-1865), the building was not officially dedicated to the public until 1866 and 1878, the west wing and east wing,...
Dates: 1860-1980s; Majority of material found within 1860-1970

Gottfried Dietze papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0656
Abstract

Gottfried Dietze was a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) for 50 years, and was most known for his early work, The Federalist. These are the professional papers of Dietze, including, but not limited to, research notes, typed drafts of his writings, correspondence, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1960s-2005

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Abstract

This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Dates: 1900-1996

Heart-shaped Valentine with origami folds and verse

 Collection — Box BW-5: [Barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0767
Abstract

This item is a heart-shaped Valentine with origami folds that hangs from a ribbon. It was created approximately in the 1840s. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Dates: approximately 1840s

Isaiah Bowman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0058
Abstract

Isaiah Bowman, fifth president of The Johns Hopkins University and geographer, was born in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, December 26, 1878. The Isaiah Bowman papers offer a fairly complete view of his many-faceted professional life, and Bowman's service as an advisor to the U.S. government and U.S. State Department, particularly in relation to World War I and II, are well-documented in the papers. The papers span from 1902 to 1950.

Dates: 1823 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1950

John Charles Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0074
Abstract

John Charles Thomas (1891-1960) was a baritone who had a lengthy career as an opera singer and recording artist. His papers include scores, personal and business papers, concert programs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and recordings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1903-1991
Found in: Peabody Archives

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 Paul Robeson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0674
Abstract Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...
Dates: 1924-1978

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

Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0857
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection documents the history of the women's suffrage movement both in the United States and abroad from 1879 to approximately 1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1900 to 1920. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.

Dates: 1879-approximately 1970s; Majority of material found within 1900-1920

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0545
Abstract

This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1830s-1967

Kent D. Currie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0556
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1920s-1950s

LSD buttons, circa late 1960s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394001], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents These four buttons from the late 1960s promote the use of LSD, and drug use in general. An orange button reads, "Make love on LSD." Another button reads, "Make acid a sacrament," around an image with a tab of acid with light radiating from it, overing over a chalice that appears to be struck by electricity in multiple places. A blue button reads, "Acid" and then repeats the word "love" six times beneath it. A white button reads, "God is on a trip." The creators of these buttons are...
Dates: circa late 1960s

Manet Harrison Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0615
Abstract

An archive of letters, notes, documents, research papers, and ephemera handwritten by or to noted Black American activist, educator, and performance artist, Manet Harrison Fowler spanning 1933-1973.

Dates: 1933-1973

National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam "The Pentagon Is Rising" button, 1967 October 21

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394001], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

This pin was created by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam for their October 21, 1967 protest at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. The pin features an orange sky with a floating black pentagon shape over black grass. Beneath the grass is the text "The Pentagon is Rising October 21."

Dates: 1967 October 21