Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
The material is diverse, including engravings, drawings, posters, and medals, ranging from the 18th to the 20th century. Much of the collection is oriented toward the avant-garde, so even the 18th-century material tends to be literature of the margins. It is especially strong in 19th and 20th century avant-garde material (Symbolisme, Cabaret literature, political and social satire, Surrealism).
Georgette Scott (1904-1999) was a novelist and playwright who wrote under the name Joyce MacIver; she was born and raised in Baltimore and began her writing career at the Baltimore Sun. The collection consists of writings, personal materials, printed material, and photographs dating from the 1940s to the 1990s.
Lloyd Logan was a chimst and Johns Hopkins professor born in Nova Scotia in 1890. The collection consists of material relating to Lloyd Logan's days as a student at Johns Hopkins, his service in World War I, and his research and patents spanning 1918-1939.
Jack Kerouac (1922–1969) was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent. This collection consists of a poster, a publication annoucement, a bibliographic checklist, and a photograh of a painting. The items date from 1975, and roughly 1981-1991.
The papers of geologist, Robert Balk, include research files, photographs, writings, correspondence, and approximately 50 field notebooks. The materials date from 1922 to 1956.
Collection of physicist, Robert Williams Wood, contains a small amount of correspondence, printed biographical material, and copies of reports and proceedings from scientific societies dating from 1927-1942.
Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was the fifth owner of the Phoenix Bookshop in Greenwich Village, which he ran until it closed in 1988. The collection consists of materials dating from 1938 to 2006, including correspondence, photographs and copies of Wilson's published writings.