Manuscript/Archive , Print in English

McKendree Llewellyn Raney papers : 1929-1954

  • .2 linear ft. (.5 document box)
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    Ms. 46 c. 1
Also known as
  • Raney (McKendree Llewellyn) papers
  • Raney papers
Local Subjects
  • Collection consists largely of typescripts of poems by Carl Sandburg with inscriptions by the poet. Some letters of writers, Lizette Woodworth Reese and George F. Whicher, are included as well as clippings describing literary figures of the period. A final item is Raney's holographic essay about the English poet, Mary Webb.
Other information
  • Cite as: McKendree Llewellyn Raney Papers Ms. 46, Special Collections, Milton S. Eisenhower Library, The Johns Hopkins University.
  • Restrictions: Permission to publish material from this collection must be requested in writing from the Manuscripts Librarian, Milton S. Eisenhower Library, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218.
  • Historical information: Biographical Note: McKendree Llewellyn Raney was Librarian of The Johns Hopkins University, 1908-1927 having served as Acting Librarian beginning in 1903. Raney received the A.B. degree from Centre College and the Ph. D. degree from Hopkins in 1904. At Hopkins, Raney contributed to the plans for Gilman Hall, completed in 1915, and constructed to preserve the design of the University's departmental library system. Raney was appointed Director of the University of Chicago's Libraries in 1927.
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 49308230
  • OCLC: 49308230