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Civil War newspaper scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030059897]
Identifier: MS-0480
Overview A collection of newspaper clippings dealing with the events of the first year of the Civil War, 1861.

Edward Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Contents Papers consist largely of Edward Spencer's personal papers although there are some papers of his parents and of his grandson Gellert S. Alleman. Edward Spencer's papers relate to his literary career. The earliest papers are school notebooks from the Trinity School in Baltimore (1848-49) and Princeton University (1853-58). Spencer reused his student notebooks for his later literary work so some of these notebooks also contain his stories. Also in the papers are notebooks and drafts of Spencer's...

George B. Coale letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0269
Overview George B. Coale (1819-1887) was an insurance executive in Baltimore. This collection consists of ten letters to George B. Coale ranging in date from 1832 to 1881.

James R. Randall letter to Charles F. Gunther and poem My Maryland!

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0715
Overview James Ryder Randall (1839-1908) was a native of Maryland and penned the poem, Maryland, My Maryland! which was adopted as the state song in 1939. The collection includes autograph transcriptions of a letter to Charles F. Gunther of Chicago and the accompanying aforementioned poem.

Ladies State Sanitary Fair register

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030056141]
Identifier: MS-0328
Overview Collection consists of one bound volume that served as a register for visitors to the Ladies' State Sanitary Fair held at the Maryland Institute in Baltimore, April 1864. Notable signatures include Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; Treasury Secretary, Salmon P. Chase; Secretary of State, William Henry Seward; Maryland Governor, Augustus W. Bradford; and Major General Robert C. Schenck.

Merryman-Crane family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0073
Overview The Merryman-Crane family papers document the nineteenth century life of two allied families, one centered in Richmond, Virginia, and the other in Baltimore County, Maryland. The Merryman family papers consist of land deeds, legal documents, and correspondence spanning 1742-1908 The Crane Family papers consist of correspondence, poetry, prose, and financial documents. The material spans 1821-1908 but mainly dates from 1850-1890.

Mrs. Lawson poem

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0280
Overview The collection consists of a poem, "Maryland," written by a Mrs. Lawson, most likely during the Civil War. The poem was intended as a satirical response to the pro-Southern lyrics of "Maryland, My Maryland," written by James R. Randall.

P. G. T. Beauregard letter

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0245
Overview G.T. Beauregard (1818 – 1893) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Collection consists of one letter, dated November 5, 1873, written to Maryland historian J. Thomas Scharf. Beauregard describes the participation of Maryland troops in the battle of Manassas (also known as the Battle of the 1st Bull Run).

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Overview Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was an American musician, poet and author. The collection spans the years 1838 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1838 to 1972. The material consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, and newspaper clippings.

Thomas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0763
Overview Included is a large group of letters and ephemera from the Thomas family, a family with deep Maryland roots known for its ancestors, politicians John Hanson and John Hanson Thomas. John Hanson (1715-1783) was the first elected President of the United States in Congress Assembled, the first to serve a one-year term under the provisions of the Articles of Confederation. Dr. John Hanson Thomas (1813-1881) was a renowned Maryland legislator arrested during the Civil War for voting for Secession,...

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Names
Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912 2
Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876 2
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 2
Scharf, J. Thomas (John Thomas), 1843-1898 2
Spencer, Edward, 1834-1883 2
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Agle, Nan Hayden 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Alleman, Gellert Spencer, 1913- 1
Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 1
Bradford, Augustus W. (Augustus Williamson), 1806-1881 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Charles Scribner's Sons 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Crane Family 1
Crane, Clara Merryman, 1845-1909 1
Crane, Henry Ryland, 1845-1899 1
Crane, Isabella, 1894- 1
Crane, James Campbell, 1803-1856 1
Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905 1
Dutcher, Salem 1
Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 1
Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880 1
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 1
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 1
Gunther, Charles Frederick, 1837-1920 1
Hamerik, Asger, 1843-1923 1
Hanson, John, 1715-1783 1
Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886 1
Hovey, Richard, 1864-1900 1
James Cummins Bookseller 1
Johns Hopkins University 1
Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute 1
Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898 1
Kirk, John Foster, 1824-1904 1
Lanier, Clifford Anderson, 1844-1908 1
Lanier, Mary Day 1
Lanier, Robert S. (Robert Sampson), 1880-1912 1
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881 1
Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898 1
Lawson, Mrs. 1
LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 1
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 1
Lounsbury, Thomas R., 1838-1915 1
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 1
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891 1
Merryman, Micajah, 1750-1842 1
Merryman, Micajah, 1788-1854 1
Merryman, Moses 1
Merryman, Rachel, 1836- 1
Morgan, John Tyler, 1824-1907 1
Northrup, Milton Harlow 1
Oppersdorff, Mathias T., 1935- 1
Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 1818-1883 1
Princeton University 1
Randall, James Ryder, 1839-1908 1
Sargent, Epes, 1813-1880 1
Schenck, Robert Cumming, 1809-1890 1
Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872 1
Spedding, James, 1808-1881 1
Spencer, Catherine Bradford Harrison 1
Spencer, Edward, 1800-1840 1
Spencer, Eliza Reich 1
Spencer, Guinelda Ethelia Mummey, -1881 1
Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903 1
Spencer, W. Lindsly 1
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 1
Tabb, John B. (John Banister), 1845-1909 1
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878 1
Thomas, Douglas H. (Douglas Hamilton) 1
Thomas, Douglas H., Jr. (Douglas Hamilton) 1
Thomas, John Hanson, 1813-1881 1
Thompson, Launt, 1833-1894 1
United States Sanitary Commission 1
Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916 1
Wheeler, John H. (John Hill), 1806-1882 1
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 1
Wilkinson, James John Garth, 1812-1899 1
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