Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Johns Hopkins (1795-1873) was a highly successful Baltimore merchant and philanthropist. He left much of his wealth to found a university and hospital in Baltimore. This collection contains manuscripts, photographs and printed material by or about Johns Hopkins and his ancestors, 1743-2005.
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.
Jean Evans Walter was born in Baltimore in 1920. Walter made a career working in insurance sales and adjustments, yet he attempted to become politically involved in 1970 by running for a seat on the Prince George’s County Council. This collection primarily consists of Walter's works of fiction, with materials concentrated into two time periods: from 1937-1957, and 1970-1971.
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 Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).
Furniture Press Books is a Baltimore-area publisher of handprinted chap/books, pamphlets and zines, as well as full-length books and collections. This collection contains chapbooks published by Furniture Press, from approximately 2004 to 2015.
Josiah Royce (November 20, 1855 – September 14, 1916) was an American objective idealist philosopher. The Royce Collection spans the years from 1878 to 1916 and includes correspondence with members of the George B. Coale family (chiefly Mr. Coale, 1878 - 1887), his unpublished Hopkins dissertation, several manuscript compositions, photographs and lecture notes by a student in one of Royce's philosophy classes at Harvard.
Jorge Guillén y Alvarez was a Spanish poet as well as a university teacher, scholar and literary critic. The collection consists of writings and outgoing letters spanning 1957-1984.
A handmade book of poems accompanied by watercolor landscapes created in 1927 by Lucile West. There is currently no biographical information available on Lucile West or C.S. West, who contributed the watercolor illustrations.