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Saxon Barnes papers

 Collection 0020-LIT
Abstract Saxon Barnes (1902-1991) was the fourth child of Wald and Elizabeth Barnes and a brother of Djuna Barnes. He was a successful banker at Citibank for thirty-six years. The collection includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, biographical information, and printed matter. Correspondents include Andrew Field, Edith Brownman, Silas Glossop, Fran McCullough, and others. Subjects of the photographs include Djuna Barnes, Miss Barnes's family and friends, and silverpoint drawings by Thelma...

Judge Norris S. Barratt papers

 Collection 0262-MDHC
Abstract Judge Norris S. Barratt was a Philadelphia lawyer and author of Barratt's Chapel and Methodism. The Judge Norris S. Barratt papers consist of fourteen letters Barrat received from James H. Preston sent during Preston's first term as mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, (1911-1915) and three of Barratt's letters sent to Preston. The letters are both political and personal in nature. Also included are an invitation to a Symbolic Silver Service for James Cardinal...

Clara Barton papers

 Collection 0015-MDHC
Abstract

The Clara Barton (1821-1912) papers document the life of Barton, humanitarian and founder of the American Red Cross, specifically Barton's Red Cross efforts and her involvement in the National First Aid Association. Also included are records of the Women's Relief Corps which highlight efforts to urge Congress to pass a bill granting pensions to nurses of the Civil War.

AFL-CIO International Affairs Department, European Office, Paul Barton papers

 Collection 0553-LBR
Abstract

Paul Barton was a European Representative for the AFL-CIO, who served in the Paris Office during the Cold War. He worked for the AFL-CIO International Affairs Department from 1968-1994. His records represent the AFL-CIO’s international relationship with European countries from the 1960s to the 1990s. Materials include his personal writings, published manuscripts, and transcripts of radio broadcasts. Notable topics are the Prague Spring, and labor and Communism in Eastern Europe.

Isabel Bayley papers

 Collection 0049-LIT
Abstract Isabel Bayley (1911-1993) met Katherine Anne Porter at the Kansas University Seminar, where Porter was teaching, in 1948. They became good friends, and Porter encouraged Bayley to write professionally. Her first published story, "The Great White Owl," appeared in Accent in 1954. In 1953, Porter authorized Bayley to work on the marginalia in her personal library for possible publication, a project that was never completed. In 1974, Porter named...

Virginia W. Beauchamp papers

 Collection 0002-GWP
Abstract Dr. Beauchamp graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a degree in English in 1942. She later went on to earn a master's degree at the same institution in 1948. After World War II, Beauchamp worked for the International Red Cross in the Philippines and the occupied territory of northern Japan. Soon after finishing her work, she moved to Nigeria with her husband and three small children. Beauchamp began her teaching career at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1965....

Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences records

 Collection 0032-UA
Abstract These records relate to the decennial accreditation review of the University of Maryland. As part of the review each division, college, and department provides a self-study on services and research, strengths and weaknesses, and statistical information. The records in this collection document primarily the 1975 accreditation reviews for the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Included in the files are evaluations, reports, and correspondence generated by the Division itself as well...

Georgia K. Benjamin papers

 Collection 0058-MDHC
Abstract Dr. Georgia K. Benjamin (born 1896) was an educational researcher, community advocate, and promoter of democracy throughout the world. Just prior to World War II, she established a home near College Park with her husband, then dean of the college of education at the University of Maryland. During the years she spent in Maryland (1939-1951), Georgia was active in local civic groups, but she also traveled to foreign countries and promoted international human rights. The small collection...

Lois Beno papers

 Collection 0003-GWP
Abstract In 1947, Lois Beno and her two children joined her husband in Kurume, Japan. He was in the Air Force, but on loan to the Army, and was in charge of a Counter Intelligence Corps (the CIC) unit in Fukuoka. The family initially lived in Kurume and later moved to Fukuoka.The Beno Papers include 64 photographs, an interview with Lois Beno (audio and transcript), and her short description of Japanese customs. In the interview, Beno discusses housing for military dependents, food,...

Berwyn Heights Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) records

 Collection 0059-MDHC
Abstract

The Berwyn Heights Elemenatry School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) was a volunteer organization founded to promote good home, community, and school relations. The PTA's records are comprised of the operating records of the association, such as budgets, reports, minutes, and publications.

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