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Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

James G. Birney collection of anti-slavery pamphlets

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0378
Abstract

The collection consists of the original anti-slavery pamphlets assembled by the American abolitionist, James G. Birney. The collection spans the years 1784-1909. It contains only the items duplicated by those that were processed as books with individual call numbers and items that were deemed too fragile. In the case of fragility, photocopies were made as use copies.

Dates: 1784-1909

James Louis Kuethe papers

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030053635]
Identifier: MS-0026
Abstract

J. Louis Kuethe (born 1905) served as assistant librarian at Johns Hopkins University for 43 years. The collection consists of articles published by Kuethe in Baltimore newspapers, correspondence related to his writings, and Kuethe's notes for a survey of place names of Maryland all dating from 1939-1968.

Dates: 1939-1968

John Charles Geyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0343
Abstract

John Charles Geyer was as a teacher, writer, and consultant on environmental matters born in 1906. This collection consists largely of writings, subject files relating to environment consulting and teaching at Johns Hopkins University, and some personal items, spanning 1952-1980.

Dates: 1952-1980; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

John G. A. Pocock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0425
Abstract

This collection contains lectures, speeches and writings; reprints; book manuscripts; and the conference papers of John G. A. Pocock, a historian of political thought and professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University. His papers spans the years of 1962 to 2017, with the majority of the materials dating from Pocock's time at Hopkins. This holding notably includes his handwritten manuscripts of Barbarism and Religion (1999).

Dates: 1962-2017

John Higham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0358
Abstract

John Higham was a historian and professor at Johns Hopkins University with a principal field of interest in American social and intellectual history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection consists of holographic course notes, outlines, examination booklets, and other assignments completed during his undergraduate years at The Johns Hopkins University, 1937-1939, as well as material relating to Dr. Higham's teaching and writing career.

Dates: 1937-1990s

John Holladay Latané papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0130
Abstract

John Holladay Latané was a history professor at Johns Hopkins University born in Staunton, Virginia on April 1, 1869. The collection consists of writings, lectures and speeches, correspondence, research material, and material on the invention of the McCormick Reaper spanning 1913-1930.

Dates: 1913-1930

John Stuart Mill letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-HUT-004
Abstract

Collection of English philosopher and economist, John Stuart Mill, consists of over 300 holographic letters written to him by noted economists, philosophers, theologians, and political figures of the nineteenth century. Drafts of Mill's replies are included along with 43 holographic letters written by Mill to Auguste Comte, 1841-1847. Most of the correspondence is published.

Dates: 1819-1873

Johns Hopkins University Artifact Teaching collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0479
Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection of objects largely relating to teaching the history of the book and demonstrating printing techniques in the classroom. The collection is divided among the three Rare Books and Manuscripts libraries.

Dates: approximately 1200s-1900s

Johns Hopkins University collection on John Quincy Adams

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051407]
Identifier: MS-0218
Abstract

John Quincy Adams (1767 – 1848) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and was the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. This artificial collection consists of two holographic letters, one of John Quincy Adams and one of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, and a holographic toast, "Ebony and Topaz", by John Quincy Adams.

Dates: 1827

Johns Hopkins University "May 1968" protests collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0678
Abstract

The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France. At the height of its fervor, it virtually brought the entire advanced capitalist economy of France to a dramatic halt. This artificially-created collection contains posters, protest leaflets, tracts, and photographs from these student protests in May 1968.

Dates: 1968