Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Archaeological Institute of America, Baltimore Society was the first established, local chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America. The Baltimore Society was officially formed in 1888 by faculty of The Johns Hopkins University and other Baltimoreans who shared a scholarly interest in antiquities and classical studies. Though officially formed in 1888, minutes of the organization show that in 1886, an early iteration of the group was known as the Archaeological Society of The Johns...
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034438071], Folder: 19
Overview A household account book, dated 1826 to 1827, containing a monthly record of foodstuffs and other goods purchased, perhaps for a hotel or private home on the east coast of Canada. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.
Overview The budgets estimate the University's revenue and expenditures for each year, and provide a schedule of appropriations. The budgets list the annual appropriations for all divisions of the University, broken down by department. The financial reports contain balance sheets, statements of income and expenditure, and are usually broken down by division with descriptions of endowment or other funds, including descriptions of how the funds were invested. The records of the budget office, beginning in...
Overview This collection consists of records of the School of Continuing Studies (later the School of Education) at Johns Hopkins University, Division of Administration and Business, including correspondence, proposals, and budget materials, from 1916-1991.
Overview Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr. contributed over fifty years of service to The Johns Hopkins University as a student, faculty member and administrator. The personal papers of Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., spanning the years 1924 to 1986, include professional publications, lectures, addresses, and class and seminar notes. There are also records pertaining to Hamburger's service as Director of Centennial Planning for The Johns Hopkins University, records concerning the founding of the Archives, and files...
Overview 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,...
Overview A native of Baltimore, Gilbert V. Levin obtained his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1947 and his M.S. in Sanitary Engineering in 1948, and received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 1963. He is the founder of Spherix Inc., and the principal investigator of the Mars Viking Mission Labeled Release Experiment. This collection of his papers represents Levin’s professional scientific career, including correspondence with colleagues, the pursuit of over 50...
Overview Globe Poster Printing Corporation was founded in 1929 in Baltimore, Maryland by business partners Harry Shapiro and Norman Goldstein. The shop specialized in printing showcard posters for movie theaters, vaudeville and burlesque acts, the earliest performers of country and Western music, motorsports events, and carnivals. The company later extended its services to a variety of products such as banners, tickets, and bumper stickers, in the process reaching a clientele based in the birth of rock...
Overview The Hodson family was a prominent Maryland family that began in Dorchester, Maryland. "Colonel" Clarence Hodson, who founded the Beneficial Corporation (originally the Beneficial Loan Society), was a Hodson descendant. The Hodson Family papers consists of materials related to the Hodson family spanning 1665 to 1950, with the bulk of the materials from 1665 to 1920. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and genealogical information, but also includes newspaper advertisements,...
Overview This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript materials acquired by Special Collections curators, relating to Latin American history and spanning from the 18th to early 20th century.