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Edward E. Ayer typescript memoir

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0719
Overview Edward Everett Ayer (1841-1927) was an American business magnate, best remembered for the endowments of his substantial collections of books and original manuscripts to the Newberry Library and Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. He had over time built an immense fortune out of supplying timber to the 19th century's fast-growing railroad industry. The collection contains a bound volume of a memoir written by Ayer, titled Reminiscences and Travels of Edward E....

Keyser-Wyman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Overview The Keysers and Wymans were two of Baltimore's leading civic-minded and philanthropic families during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The papers consist of diaries, memoirs, correspondence, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, maps, and photographs ranging in date from 1800 to 1968.