The Barnes Foundation - Archives, Libraries, and Special Collections
The Barnes Foundation audiovisual materials collection documents many different aspects of the Barnes Foundation. The bulk of the materials pertains to the Great French Paintings tour, in which select masterpieces from the Barnes Foundation collection went on tour from 1993-1995 while the gallery building in Merion was renovated. The collection also contains copies of radio talks given by Dr. Albert C. Barnes in 1936 and 1942, interviews with various persons associated with the Foundation, and a documentary made about Dr. Barnes entitled Citizen Barnes. Some "home videos" from the 1990s document events at the Barnes Foundation, and there is also a small amount of material relating to various Foundation legal cases
University of Maryland
The papers of state climatologist and University of Maryland faculty member W. Joseph Moyer consist primarily of climatological data from various weather stations in Maryland. The collection also includes historic data on weather conditions at selected sites around the state
University of Maryland
Correspondence, memos and minutes, writings, research materials, publications, educational records, teaching and lecture notes, speeches, reports, conference programs, photographs, ephemera, audio recordings, blueprints, drawings, memorabilia, and personal records documenting the history and development of the historic preservation movement in the latter half of the 20th century -- The collection dates from 1923 to 2004, with the bulk of the material dating between 1942 and 1998. Documenting the career of William J. Murtagh in both the public and private sector, the collection offers a perspective on the evolution of the training and role of the historic preservation professional. Murtagh's papers also demonstrate the respective roles of government and the private sector in preservation activities and offer insight into preservation outside of the United States
University of Maryland
Daniel Alfred Prescott (1898-1970) was a Professor of Education at the University of Maryland, and also served as Director Emeritus of the Institute for Child Study from 1947-1960. He was recognized as one of the most distinguished writers and scholars on the subject of child psychology, and his work with troubled children included a trip to Germany in 1948 to work on a long-range plan to bring democracy to the youth of that country. His papers include publications, educational materials, correspondence (including letters written to his mother while Prescott was serving in the military during World War I), manuscripts, photographs, film, audiotape, awards, and bibliographies
University of Maryland
The Aaron S. Oberly Papers consist of six letters dating from 1863 and 1865. Five are "love letters" from Oberly to his future wife, Anna M. (Maria A.) Woodford. Among the details he provides, including his affection for Maria, are those of his health, the weather conditions, a train ride from New Haven, CT, to Baltimore, hotels he stayed in, and conditions of the ships and sailors
University of Maryland
Collection documents the career of Helen J. Sioussat, director of Talks Department, CBS. Types of documents include: correspondence, memoranda, press releases, scrapbooks, periodicals, photographs. Notable correspondents include Richard M. Nixon, Kitty Carlisle, Herbert Hoover, Thomas E. Dewey, J. Edgar Hoover, Bess Truman, Edward R. Murrow
University of Maryland
The Duckett family papers consist of correspondence, financial records, and legal documents. More specifically, they include correspondence from 1943 between Marion Duckett, Jr. and agricultural statistician C. E. Burkhead and between Burkhead and R. F. Hale concerning the papers of Duckett's grandfather, Dr. Thomas Duckett. This set of correspondence, which comprises the bulk of the collection, include bills dating during and after the Civil War that document the prices of goods and services at the time, as well as a certificate of exemption from the Civil War draft for one of Thomas Duckett's slaves
University of Maryland
Dudley Dillard was a professor of economics at the University of Maryland from 1942 to 1991. He served as chairman of the department from 1951 until 1975. He was also acting provost of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences from 1976 until 1977. Dillard's papers consist of files from the Economics Department, correspondence, search committee files, and manuscripts. Major topics in the collection include day-to-day operation of the Economics Department, the Council on Economic Education in Maryland, Woodrow Wilson Fellowships, and American Association of University Professor records relating to student riots and other activities
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Betty Bloom attended the University of Maryland from 1935 until 1938. This collection includes snapshots of University of Maryland co-eds, including Bloom, and campus scenes from the mid- to late 1930s. Also included in the collection are receipts for Bloom's tuition, room and board for the first semester of the 1935-1936 academic year and her bid letter from the Alpha Sigma sorority. A preliminary inventory is available
University of Maryland
The Arthur Wise papers cover the period from 1901 to 1972; the bulk of the materials date from 1909 to 1970. The collection consists of published and unpublished writings; notes; programs; scores: published and manuscript; correspondence; education materials; clippings; photographs; and memorabilia related to Wise's work as an author, and as a conductor and music educator in Lisbon, Ohio and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Included in the collection are original programs for ensembles led by Arthur Pryor, Patrick Conway, John Philip Sousa, Wassili Leps, Theodore Thomas, Nathan Franko, Walter Damrosch, and Victor Herbert