Wit and humor
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Crochet patterns album
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030070811]
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...
Found in: Special Collections / Crochet patterns album
John Ayers papers
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).
Found in: Special Collections / John Ayers papers
The Black and Blue Jay records
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
Found in: Special Collections / The Black and Blue Jay records