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Found in 281 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Garrett autograph collection contains signed letters and documents that record U.S. history and culture, including presidents, statesmen, and military figures.
Overview Collection consists largely of correspondence and professional papers of American banker and diplomat, John Work Garrett. Included are items from Garrett's foreign service in Venezuela, Argentina, the Netherlands, and Italy. Other materials relate to political events, locally and internationally (1920-1940). Also in the collection is extensive personal correspondence of Garrett and his wife, Alice, which describes personal friendships, travels, entertainments, and cultural interests.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of holographic letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence. Many of the letters describe the proceedings in Congress and some contain information relaitng to the progress of the Revolutionary War. One signer, Lewis Morris (1726-1798), is not included in the collection.
Scope and Contents The collection of Johns Hopkins professor of Romance Languages, A. Marshall Elliott, is formed largely by the holographic copies of manuscripts of Marie de France assembled by Professor Elliott from libraries in Europe. The papers are the research for his proposed work on the 12th-century French poet whose writings and background were not well known in the late 19th century/early 20th century. The fables and lays [lais] are written in French and include mostly manuscripts from the...
Collection — Box OB-1: [translation missing: en.instance_container.barcode: 31151034438576], Folder: 4
Overview Abel Wolman was an American inventor, scientist, professor and pioneer of modern sanitary engineering. The papers trace Abel Wolman's active career as teacher, consulting engineer and advisor to local, national, and international agencies and include correspondence, documents, and files documenting his various activities from 1901-1989.
Overview Acheson J. Duncan was born September 24, 1904 in Leonia, New Jersey and was an authority in the fields of industrial statistics and quality control. The collection consists largely of research papers that describe his concentration in the fields of bulk sampling, industrial statistics, and quality control. The collection spans the years 1936 to 1985.
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Overview A.D. Emmart was a journalist at The Baltimore Sun newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland from 1924 to 1972. Included in the collection is a scrapbook containing his editorial writings from 1927 to 1934, book reviews and art criticisms from 1928 to 1960, and many articles from his assignments in Russia from 1928 to 1933, and London in the 1940s.
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 From 1983 until 1990, Agendas International, was a private public affairs company registered with the U.S. Department of Treasury and paid by the Government of Nicaragua. The items in the collection document press involvement in the investigation of the Iran-Contra Affair from 1983 to 1989.