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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.

Walter Vincent Johnson collection on slavery

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030046407]
Identifier: MS-0201
Overview Walter Johnson began a study of slavery in Delaware in 1910, but died two years later. The collection consists of notecards on sources from the time of the Swedish settlements (approximately 1690) through 1860, including his own interview with a formerly enslaved person.