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letters (correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 217 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Forster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0658
Abstract

Robert Forster was a professor in the Johns Hopkins History Department for almost 50 years, where he became renowned for his work on the history of early modern France. These are the professional papers of Forster dating from 1946-2003, including, but not limited to, research notes, typed drafts of his writings, correspondence, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1946 - 2003

Robert H. Roy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0354
Scope and Contents The collection of Johns Hopkins University professor and engineer, Robert H. Roy, is formed largely by his published articles on engineering science and technology. The written work, 1938-1981, reflects Professor Roy's career and demonstrates the way in which he applied his engineering background to both industry and to teaching and administration. The papers do not include lecture notes, research notes, personal items, or administrative items from his sevice as Dean, School of...
Dates: 1938-1991

Robert Martin Douglas letter

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055762]
Identifier: MS-0288
Abstract

The collection consists of one thank-you letter written to Clark E. Canby by R.M. Douglas, the son of Stephen Douglas. Canby wrote a biography of Stephen Douglas.

Dates: 19 November 1909

Robert W. Waite papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0052
Abstract

Robert W. Waite was a cellist for the Saturday Night Club. His collection includes personal papers from his time spent as a member of the group.

Dates: 1949-1994
Found in: Peabody Archives

Rodney Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0063
Abstract

Rodney Hansen was an organist and choirmaster who graduated from the Peabody Conservatory of Music and spent much of his career in Baltimore. His personal papers include correspondence, concert programs, and clippings related to his career.

Dates: 1961-1987
Found in: Peabody Archives

Roland Park Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0504
Abstract The Roland Park Company was incorporated in 1891 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was known primarily as the developer of the Baltimore neighborhoods of Roland Park, Guilford, Homeland, and Original Northwood. The records date from 1865-1970 (bulk 1891-1960), and consist primarily of correspondence, including every day activities, sales, and management of land and resources. The collection also contains the governance and operational records of the Roland Park parent company and its subsidiaries;...
Dates: 1865-1970 (bulk 1891-1960); Majority of material found within 1891 - 1960

Ronald W. Clark letters

 Collection — Box BW-13: [Barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0266
Abstract

Ronald W. Clark (1916 - 1987) was a writer and biographer of Bertand Russell and Albert Einstein. Collection consists of two letters and one postcard of Ronald W. Clark to Mrs. E.C. Goodall thanking her for assistance.

Dates: 1972-1973

Samuel Bland Arnold letters to William B. Kines

 Collection — Box BW-18: [Barcode: 31151030132371], Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0888
Abstract Samuel Bland Arnold (1834-1906) was one of several co-conspirators in the plot to kidnap Abraham Lincoln (1809-65) that preceded his assassination by John Wilkes Booth (1838-65) on April 14, 1865. The collection contains four letters to William B. Kines, City Editor for the Baltimore American newspaper, from Samuel Arnold, and one letter from Kines to a collector. From December 8–20, 1902, Kines published sworn statements by Arnold and excerpts from his memoir under the title, ...
Dates: 1902-1903 and 1921

Samuel H. Bryant correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0631
Abstract

Dr. Samuel H. Bryant, of Baltimore, Maryland, was born on March 25, 1905. This collection consists of about 350 letters written by Dr. Samuel H. Bryant of Baltimore, Maryland, to his wife, Edna C., between May 14, 1941 and November 15, 1944. Most of the letters were sent from undisclosed locations in the South Pacific (around the islands of Fiji).

Dates: 1941 May 14 - 1944 November 15

Saul Roseman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0968
Scope and Contents

Research, teaching, and other materials related to Saul Roseman's professional career from approximately 1980 to approximately 2010. Roseman (1921-2011) was a biochemist who was faculty in the Biology Department at Johns Hopkins University. Boxes 1 through 10 contain paper files. Boxes 11 and 12 contain floppy disks, CDs, and zip disks which have been digitized and are available to access. Contact Special Collections for additional information about the collection.

Dates: approximately 1980-approximately 2010

Sergeant Samuel Donald D'alfonzo correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0621
Abstract

Samuel Donald D'alfonzo was originally from Catonsville, Maryland and enlisted in the United States Army in October 1942. The collection consists of nearly 220 letters sent during World War II (1940-1946) from his mother, close friends, fellow soldiers, and girlfriends.

Dates: 1940-1946

Sesquicentennial of Baltimore collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0139
Abstract

The collection consists of letters from out-of-town guests as well as Baltimoreans regarding attendance at the sesquicentennial celebration.

Dates: 1880

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

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

Sidney W. Mintz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0581
Abstract

Sidney Wilfred Mintz (1922-2015) was an anthropologist best known for his studies of the Caribbean, creolization, and the anthropology of food. The collection spans the years 1950 to 2005, and consists of correspondence, lecture notes, course files, administrative records, talks, manuscript edits, and research files.

Dates: 1950-2006

Signed handwritten letter from Bernard-René Jourdan, Marquis de Launay, governor of the Bastille, to a Mr. Moreau regarding a building project with accompanying engraving of Launay

 Collection — Box BW-2: [Barcode: 31151034438071], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0805
Abstract

This collection is a handwritten letter, dated March 3, 1779, from the Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, governor of the Bastille, with an accompanying engraving of de Launay.

Dates: 1779 March 3

Sir William Brown correspondence to Abbott Lawrence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0717
Abstract Sir William Brown, 1st Baronet DL (1784–1864) was a British merchant and banker, founder of the banking-house of Brown, Shipley & Co. and a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons. He sailed with his father and mother for the United States of America, and at Baltimore, Maryland, where his father continued the linen trade in which he had been engaged in Ireland, received in the counting-house his commercial education. He was known for his philalanthropy, particularly in...
Dates: 1845-1846

Sitwell family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0886
Abstract

The Sitwells were a literary family with a country estate at Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire, England. The collection contains letters, a notebook, photographs, newspaper clippings, and books related to the siblings Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell (1887-1964) and Osbert Sitwell (1892-1969), and their cousin by marriage, Constance Sitwell (1887-1974). The material dates from approximately 1921 to 1962.

Dates: approximately 1921-1962

Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou correspondence

 Collection — Box BW-7: [Barcode: 31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0739
Abstract

The Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou, or the Friends of Isidore Isou, was organized in 1970s France to assist and support Isidore Isou (1925-2007), founder of Lettrism, an art and literary movement which owed inspiration to Dada and Surrealism. This collection primarily includes the society's earliest correspondence, which documents requests for financial contributions to the newly-formed group, spanning 1970 to 1972.

Dates: 1970 - 1972

Sophie Gay letters to Alexandre Guiraud

 Collection — Box BW-5: [Barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0772
Abstract

This collection is a set of six letters from French author Sophie Gay to French poet Alexandre Guiraud written in 1822. Sophie Gay was a French author born in Paris, France in 1776. Alexandre Guirard was a French poet, dramatic author, and novelist born in Paris, France 1788.

Dates: 1822

Soren Lura correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0006
Abstract

Soren Lura was a cellist and conductor who also worked for the Library of Congress. His collection consists of 22 letters by Brahms, Sarasate, Richard Strauss, Moscheles, Spohr, Grainger, Wilhelmj, Saint-Saëns, and others, collected by Lili Scholz and given to Lura in 1950. In 2007, Lura's daughters, Donna Fink and Dody Martin, donated the letters to Peabody in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Peabody Archives.

Dates: 1829-1931 and undated
Found in: Peabody Archives

Stefans Grové correspondence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31857001665468]
Identifier: PIMS-0054
Abstract

The collection contains letters and postcards from composer Stefans Grové to Peabody music librarian Brad O'Keefe from 1972 to 1974, shortly after Grové had stopped teaching at the Peabody Conservatory and returned to his native South Africa.

Dates: 1972 - 1974
Found in: Peabody Archives

Stephen Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

Tau Beta Pi Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-105
Abstract

The Tau Beta Pi Association is the national engineering honor society. The records of the Maryland Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, a national engineering honor society, span the years 1919 to 1975.These records document the various activities Tau Beta Pi and reflect the relationship between the Maryland Chapter and the National Association, particularly since 1950.

Dates: 1919 - 2010

Ted Marshall letters

 Collection — Box BW-7: [Barcode: 31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0663
Abstract Edward "Ted" Athelstan Marshall was born Edward Howard Marshall on May 8, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Johns Hopkins University from 1939 to 1943, where he majored in English Literature. Upon commencement, Marshall joined the U.S. Army infantry the same year. He was killed in combat in Europe on November 10, 1944. This bound volume, commissioned by his family, contains circa 2008 reproductions (high-quality scans) and transcriptions of letters from Edward Marshall to his family...
Dates: 1943 - 1944

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

 Collection — 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Contents A 61 page manuscript item related to black Americana being a typed story written by a woman named Janet Hay Houston. She was a missionary and one of nine children born from Margaret Parks Paxton and noted minister, Samuel Rutherford Houston. "The Flying Brigades" is essentially a story of a missionary who gathers a group of other women to provide Christian outreach to the lumber camps of West Virginia. In lumber camps, the workers referred to itinerant ministers who conducted...
Dates: 1922