Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
The Alger Hiss to Robert Knowles letter, June 8, 1973, documents Hiss's thoughts on a speech given by an individual named Williams at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. Alger Hiss graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University and earned his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1929. He is best known for being accused of espionage and Communist Party membership in 1948 and being convicted and sentenced to prison for perjury committed during his trials.
The C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter, February 5, 1910, describes Spainer's visit to the Phillippines and his life in the small Japanese town of Takamatsu. Spanier composes the letter on a long piece of decorated rice paper to show Neisendorfer the daintiness of Japanese art.
The Father John G. Hacker collection, 1920-1950, contains letters and biographical information about Father Hacker, incoming letters to Father Hacker from friends and Maryland government officials, reviews of his "Catholic Hymnal" book, and pages of music he composed or used for religious services. Father John G. Hacker, S.J. was born August 21, 1877 in Buffalo, New York. He was a celebrated German professor and music prefect at Loyola College until his death on September 11, 1946.
The Kate Greenaway letter and drawing, undated and 1895, contains a letter written by Kate Greenaway to Mrs. Evans and a drawing of a young girl. The letter addresses Greenaway's indecision about a return date because of an unknown male's illness. The drawing is of a young girl holding a rose and is on cardboard backing.
The Kit Reed collection, 1987-1989, contains correspondence between Reed's editor and publisher regarding her 1989 book Revision, as well as galley proofs and an edited manuscript of her 1987 book Catholic Girls. Kit Reed was born Lilian Hyde Craig on June 7, 1932 in San Diego, California. She began writing stories as a child. Reed graduated from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 1954.