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Edwin Litchfield Turnbull (1872-1927) was a musician who helped create both the Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The collection spans the years 1881-1971 and consists of approximately 400 letters, photographs, loose newspaper clippings, juvenile notebooks, and 13 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to musical, social, or other events.
Francis F. Beirne (1890-1972) was a Baltimore businessman and author. The collection consists of 43 bound volumes of household accounts ranging in date from 1919 to 1965. The ledgers list all Beirne's expenses including transactions with local businesses, and a record of monies spent for social events, and travel.
The papers consist of land records, legal documents, family correspondence, family bibles, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs of multiple families dating from 1684 to 1972. The families represented include the Maynard-Owen-Eastman families, the Ridgely family, and the Howard family.
The Goodwillie family came to Baltimore, Maryland from Cleveland, Ohio in 1898. The scrapbook which forms this collection consistly mostly of newspaper clippings relating to the family from the 1890s to 1919.
This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).
Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.
The Merryman-Crane family papers document the nineteenth century life of two families of enslavers related by marriage, 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.