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Morris Ames Soper

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“As for me, I like him”: H.L. Mencken, Judge Morris Soper, and the Vice Squad

A recent find in the Morris Soper Papers brings to light a fascinating series of correspondence between Judge Morris A. Soper and famed Baltimore journalist Henry Louis Mencken (who was featured in last week’s birthday post). This correspondence between the two men gives unique insight into their personalities,  reveals their professionalism and ethics, and hints [...]

Morris A. Soper Papers – Coming Soon! (or 25 years late…)

After a brief hiatus, processing has recommenced full tilt on the Morris Soper Papers. Recent Goucher graduate and MdHS intern Micah Connor is now working on a full time basis processing collection. He joins volunteer Susan Gillett, who has been devoting Saturdays to working on the project for more than a year. We hope to [...]

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