This is a collection of approximately 1018 real photo postcards portraying African Americans, dating from approximately 1905 to approximately 1946. Real photo postcards are actual photographs which were typically printed in tiny editions, from one to perhaps twenty copies; regular postcards are mass produced. In the present collection a few have been mailed as postcards, with ink text and postage on the reverse. Some have informal written notes of identification or greetings to relatives and friends. Most are blank.
This digital collection features items from the Gilman papers' correspondence, which contains a number of letters from prominent, contemporary educators, scientists, politicians, and literary figures. Daniel Coit Gilman was Johns Hopkins University's first president, serving from 1876 to 1902.
The Johns Hopkins University oral history collection is comprised of oral histories recorded with administration, faculty, staff, alumni, and other Johns Hopkins University affiliates, 1999-2004 and 2014-2015.
Digitized negatives from the Laurence Hall Fowler architectural image collection, an extensive collection of architectural drawings and documents created by noted Baltimore architect Laurence Hall Fowler. Through a grant from the Middendorf Foundation, the Sheridan Libraries made a set of archival quality prints and a set of reference prints.
Digital copies of some of the records of the Roland Park Company, incorporated in 1891 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was known primarily as the developer of the Baltimore neighborhoods of Roland Park, Guilford, Homeland, and Original Northwood.