An Introduction to Hopkins' Rare Books & Manuscripts

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An Introduction to Hopkins' Rare Books & Manuscripts

  1. 1. Rare Books & Manuscripts
  2. 2. Units <ul><li>Archives </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Properties </li></ul><ul><li>Manuscripts </li></ul><ul><li>Rare Books </li></ul>
  3. 3. Process
  4. 4. Protect
  5. 5. Serve
  6. 6. Ferdinand Hamburger University Archives <ul><li>Homewood Campus Divisions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Central University Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carey Business School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Washington, DC, Campus Division </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Archives Fun Facts <ul><li>We’ve got the REAL answers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why the ‘S’ in Johns Hopkins? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is the Library built underground? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it still sinking? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student Files </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph Collection </li></ul>
  8. 8. Cultural Properties <ul><li>Fine Art </li></ul><ul><li>Furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Teaching Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Sculpture </li></ul>
  9. 9. Cultural Properties Fun Facts <ul><li>Robert Hieronimus Mural “Apocalypse” </li></ul><ul><li>Bufano Sculptures </li></ul><ul><li>1917 Transit Telescope </li></ul><ul><li>Collections meant to be used by all for research, teaching, conversation or enjoyment. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Manuscripts <ul><li>Collections focus on individuals associated with the Johns Hopkins University. </li></ul><ul><li>Literary manuscripts of Hopkins-related authors </li></ul><ul><li>History of Higher Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Especially papers of Hopkins presidents and early faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>History of science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Especially physics and chemistry </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Manuscripts Fun Facts <ul><li>John Work Garrett Collection of American Discovery and Exploration </li></ul><ul><li>37 distinct sheet music collections separate from the Lester S. Levy Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Editorial Cartoon collections </li></ul>
  12. 12. Rare Books <ul><li>MSEL </li></ul><ul><li>Peabody </li></ul><ul><li>Garrett </li></ul>
  13. 13. Rare Books MSEL Holdings <ul><li>Hutzler Collection of Economic Classics </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas G. Machen Collection of Incunabula and Fine Printed Books </li></ul><ul><li>The Cage! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Rare Books Peabody Holdings <ul><li>British art and architecture, British and American history, English and American literature, Romance languages and literature, Greek and Latin classics </li></ul><ul><li>Large Map Collection </li></ul>
  15. 15. Rare Books Garrett Holdings <ul><li>Garrett family collections </li></ul><ul><li>Hoffman Kurrelmeyer Bible collection </li></ul><ul><li>Fowler Collection of Architectural History </li></ul><ul><li>Fowler Collection of Architectural Drawings </li></ul>
  16. 16. Special Collections Staff Staff Not Pictured: Liz Mengel, Acting Head of Rare Books & Manuscripts Chella Vaidyanathan, Curator of 19 th & 20 th Century Manuscript Collections Sue Waterman, Curator of European Literary Collections
  17. 17. Gabrielle Dean Curator of 19 th & 20 th Century Literary Manuscripts
  18. 18. Paul Espinosa Peabody Assistant
  19. 19. Earle Havens Curator of Rare Books
  20. 20. Heidi Herr Outreach Coordinator
  21. 21. Amy Kimball Head of Materials Management Unit
  22. 22. Ray King & Chris Case Guest Appearances
  23. 23. Jackie O’Regan Curator of Cultural Properties
  24. 24. Kelly Spring Assistant Curator of Manuscripts
  25. 25. Jim Stimpert University Archivist

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