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The Hodson family was a prominent Maryland family that began in Dorchester, Maryland. "Colonel" Clarence Hodson, who founded the Beneficial Corporation (originally the Beneficial Loan Society), was a Hodson descendant. The Hodson Family papers consists of materials related to the Hodson family spanning 1665 to 1950, with the bulk of the materials from 1665 to 1920. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and genealogical information, but also includes newspaper advertisements,...
1665 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1665 - 1920
Johns Hopkins (1795-1873) was a highly successful Baltimore merchant and philanthropist. He left much of his wealth to found a university and hospital in Baltimore. This collection contains manuscripts, photographs and printed material by or about Johns Hopkins and his ancestors, 1743-2005.
1714 - 2005