Sesquicentennial of Baltimore collection
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
0.47 Cubic Feet (1 legal size document box)
Biographical / Historical
The festivities began on October 11, 1880 and continued until October 15. Many out-of-town dignitaries were invited, and a great number were able to attend. A complete account of the celebration was published the following year: Spencer, Edward, ed. An Account of the Municipal Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Settlement of Baltimore October 11th-19th, 1880, with a Sketch of the History, and Summary of the Resources of the City. (Baltimore: 1881).
Scope and Contents
The material includes petitions from citizens regarding the parade route, lists of subscribers and additional appointees to the Committee, and suggestions from anonymous Baltimoreans.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part of the Special Collections Repository
The Sheridan Libraries
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA