Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Adolf Katzenellenbogen, internationally known art historian, was born in Germany in Frankfurt-am-Main on August 19, 1901. He was educated at the universities of Freiburg, Leipzig, Munich, Frankfurt and Giessen in 1924, and he received a doctor of philosophy degree in 1933 at the University of Hamburg. Katzenellenbogen joined the faculty of Vassar College in 1940 and remained there until 1958 when he came to Johns Hopkins University as full professor and department chairman. A specialist in the...
Overview Born in 1884 in Wales, Amy Evans was an operatic soprano who performed in Britain and the United States in the early 20th century. The Amy Evans papers contain personal documents, correspondence, greeting cards, address books, and photographs from Evans and her husband, baritone Fraser Gange.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030133338], Folder: 2
Overview A collection of about 1,000 20th century postcards, chiefly depicting libraries but also featuring about 100 postcards depicting scenes related to book reading, bookselling, and book collecting. The collection was named in honor of Charlotte Tufts, the librarian and deltiologist who created the collection.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034438071], Folder: 25
Overview This collection contains seventeen postcards published by the Central Museum of the Revolution in Moscow, printed in Leningrad in approximately 1932. There is no biographical or historical information available on the creator at this time.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030066769]
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 399 letters written from Corporal Bernard E. Rabinowitz (179th Infantry Band)to his family in Baltimore, MD. The letters are dated from 1942-1945 and were sent from US bases, Sicily, North Africa, France, and Italy. This collection gives a first-hand account of one soldier's experiences during World War II. There are 230 letters, 140 V-mail, and 29 postcards.
Correspondance adressee a Berthe Schuster, marraine de guerre [Correspondence addressed to Berthe Schuster, war godmother]
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118974]
Overview Starting in the spring of 1915, during World War I, some women in unoccupied France volunteered for the role of "war godmothers," marraines de guerre. To provide the moral support these men, so-called "war orphans," could not receive from their families, women in unoccupied areas became their pen pals. Berthe Schuster was one of these war godmothers and lived during the war on 51 Malakoff Avenue in Paris. This collection includes 124 pieces of correspondence, including illustrated letters,...
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055572]
Scope and Contents The scrapbook (1914) which forms this collection was assembled by Baltimore judge, Emory Hamilton Niles. Many of the items in the scrapbook are in German and reflect a brief but significant few months, July to November, in 1914. The scrapbook contains tickets, postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings collected in Europe prior to and immediately following the outbreak of World War I. Tickets and photographs in the scrapbook indicate that Niles traveled from London to Amsterdam...
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 includes...
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030134492]
Overview Copied from dealer description: [Erotic Art] A Set of 8 1920s French or German Naughty 'Hold-to-the-Light' Cards. An interesting set of 8 'hold-to-the-light' cards with French & German instructions stamped at the top, featuring ladies in various states of undress doing various things with various props. One features Josephine Baker in her banana dress. The effect of the hold to the light feature is oddly unimpressive. 8 cards. 3.5"x5.5". Minor soil, light wear.