Found in 210 Collections and/or Records:
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.
J. Montgomery Gambrill (1880-1953) was a historian and professor at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists largely of typed and handwritten correspondence, subject files, and teaching files reagarding his research and administrative duties, from 1794 to 1966.
James Ryder Randall (1839-1908) was a native of Maryland and penned the poem,
Maryland, My Maryland! which was adopted as the state song in 1939. The collection includes autograph transcriptions of a letter to Charles F. Gunther of Chicago and the accompanying aforementioned poem.
This collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic items donated by Jean Marie Goulemot, ranging from the 1790s to approximately 1806, includes four manuscript items, and two committee badges. The letters are state correspondence to Le Ministre de la Justice, Prefécts des departements, and Le Ministre de l'Intérieur.
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.
John Gurnels Alexander was born March 8, 1888 in Franklin county, Georgia. The collection consists of letters dating from 1909 to 1952 to and from family, friends, soldiers and businesses; as well as Army documents from the war period.
This small collection contains photographs, a calling card, and letters relating to American novelist John Dos Passos (1896-1970). Included in the collection is a letter from Dos Passos to Spanish academic José Robles regarding Robles' translation of Dos Passos' novel Manhattan Transfer into Spanish. The papers range from approximately 1899 to 1922.