Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The collection consists of a poem, "Maryland," written by a Mrs. Lawson, most likely during the Civil War. The poem was intended as a satirical response to the pro-Southern lyrics of "Maryland, My Maryland," written by James R. Randall.
The National Coal Company was headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. This collection consists of one folder of receipts, sales slips, invoices and letters dealing with the day to day business running of the business. Materials date from 1905 to 1917.
G.T. Beauregard (1818 – 1893) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Collection consists of one letter, dated November 5, 1873, written to Maryland historian J. Thomas Scharf. Beauregard describes the participation of Maryland troops in the battle of Manassas (also known as the Battle of the 1st Bull Run).
Ralph G. Murdy was a deputy police commissioner with the Baltimore City Police Department in the 1970s. The collection consists of pamphlets, documents, committee minutes, correspondence, reports, and notes mostly related to the process of criminal justice in the city of Baltimore dating from 1878-1972, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-1972.
This collections consists of one bound volume. It is a scrapbook put together by Dr. Cowles to display his collection of newspaper articles, drawings and photos about the oyster trade in the Chesapeake Bay area. The collection provides a look at the struggle amongst oyster tongers, oyster farmers and the Republican and Democratic parties to find a solution to declining oyster population in the early 20th century.
The collection consists of approximately 230, loose photographs and photostats of title pages used as plates in the published volume: Seventeenth Century Maryland: A Bibliography published in 1949.
Thomas Gresham Machen (born 1886) was an architect and book collector. The collection consists of clippings of Baltimore newspapers from 1859, correspondence from 1909 and 1945 relating to rare books, and an undated biographical sketch of Maryland colonial settler, Margaret Brent.