Subject Source: Fast
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Thomas family papers
Abstract Included is a large group of letters and ephemera from the Thomas family, a family with deep Maryland roots known for its ancestors, politicians John Hanson and John Hanson Thomas. John Hanson (1715-1783) was the first elected President of the United States in Congress Assembled, the first to serve a one-year term under the provisions of the Articles of Confederation. Dr. John Hanson Thomas (1813-1881) was a renowned Maryland legislator arrested during the Civil War for voting for Secession,...
Dates: 1835 - 1976
Found in: Special Collections / Thomas family papers
Victorian-era scrapbook collection
Personal assemblages illustrating the Victorian preoccupation with collecting and arranging pictures, 1876-1896.