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National Endowment for the Humanities


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Margot Wells Backas and James J. Backas papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: BMC-M136
Overview Margot and Jim Backas were strong supporters of the arts in the Washington, D.C./Baltimore area. They held numerous leadership and administrative positions in various arts organizations. Margot was artist Anne Truitt’s literary executor and good friend. Included in this collection are letters from Truitt, newspaper clippings and advertisements for art exhibits.
Dates: 1970 - 2004

Machteld J. Mellink papers

Identifier: BMC-2010-01
Overview Machteld Johanna Mellink, celebrated archaeologist and professor of archaeology at Bryn Mawr College from 1949 to 1988, was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1917. She received her BA in 1938 and MA in 1941 from the University of Amsterdam, and her PhD from the University of Utrecht in 1943. The Machteld Mellink papers cover Professor Mellink’s academic and archaeological career from the late 1950s to the early 2000s. Included in the collection are her writings and notes, photographs,...
Dates: 1938 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1958 - 2001