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Blanche D. Coll (1916-2003) was an author and historian whose main area of research was the history of social welfare in the United States. Collection ranges in dates spanning 1908, the 1930s, and 1969 and consists of 26 photographs; two published volumes of Mary E. Richmond, a founder of modern social work; Coll's thesis; an oral history transcript; and four audio tapes.
1900s; 1930s; 1969
Scope and Contents
This small collection gives a glimpse of the literary life of Baltimore in the late nineteenth century. Francese Turnbull was an author and patron of the arts. This collection is not her complete papers but deals with two of her interests: the patronage of Sidney Lanier and her membership in the Woman's Literary Club of Baltimore. The material on Lanier briefly describes the Turnbull's friendship with Sidney and Mary Day Lanier and details some of the activities the...