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Wit and humor

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Crochet patterns album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030070811]
Identifier: MS-0588
Abstract A manuscript album of crochet patterns, recipes, bits of prose, and a list of marriages and deaths compiled by Harriet Anna Winder of Burnham (near Maidenhead) in Dec. 1855. A small history of the founding of Burnham is also included. Neatly written on c62ff (including some blanks), and with one small crochet example loosely inserted. The journal itself is of contemporary half morocco, with marbled boards. There is a slight wear to the head and tail of the spine, but it is otherwise in...
Dates: 1855

John Ayers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0221
Abstract

John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Dates: 1761-1802

The Black and Blue Jay records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-14-090
Abstract The publication of the first issue of The Black and Blue Jay in November 1920 marked Johns Hopkins University's first student magazine as well as its first regular satire and humor publication. The records of The Black and Blue Jay/The Blue Jay consist of bound and loose copies of the publication from 1920 to 1938 and from 1984 to 2010; no correspondence, financial records, or other administrative records are inlcuded. The...
Dates: 1920-1938, 1984-2010; Majority of material found within 1920-1938