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Baltimore (Md.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Berkeley County, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1288
Overview The papers and receipts of Sheriff Daniel Lefevre that reflect county business and his legal practice, with similar papers of other nearby residents. Also includes letters, documents, and news clippings about the socioeconomic, antebellum, and Civil War history of Berkeley County, [West] Virginia and Maryland. There are slave inventories containing descriptions and prices, and letters about the treatment of slaves and their conduct. Specific reference is made to Harriet Beecher Stowe's ...
Dates: 1835-1889

Charles H. Ambler (1876-1957) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0743
Scope and Contents

Collection includes typescripts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. Highlights include mimeographed statements relating to the Sigma Nu Foundation of West Virginia, Inc.; the inauguration of Dr. Irvin Stewart as president of West Virginia University; West Virginia authors; and the University budget. Also included are twelve typescripts of letters written from St. Petersburg, Russia, by a representative of the Ross Winans' Locomotive Works, Baltimore, Maryland (1859-1862).

Dates: 1859-1862, 1930-1957

Charles R. Nuzum, Collector, Surveyor's Compass

Collection Number: A&M 3783

Surveyor's compass from the collection of Charles R. Nuzum, late of Cumberland, Maryland. Includes brass compass, two sight vanes, and wooden mount. The compass was made by "F.W. and R. King"; the maker's mark is visible on the compass face. Frederick W. and Richard King operated as makers of mathematical and nautical instruments between the years of 1851 and 1875 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates: ca. 1851-1875

Clarksburg Public Library, Collector, Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1653
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers collected by the Clarksburg Public Library, including Harrison County land papers of John Lang, 1782-1821; General Land Office Warrant of Thomas Cunningham, an 1812 veteran for 160 acres in Illinois; letter from Melville D. Long from Point Lookout prison, April 1865; letter to Mrs. John J. Davis, Clarksburg, telling of an unexpected invasion of Baltimore by the Rebels in July 1854; and farm diary, 1856-1861 of P.R. Page, Gloucester County, Virginia. This volumes gives...
Dates: 1782-1865

Fox Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0150
Scope and Contents

All sent to Vause Fox, Romney, (W.) Va., by relatives and others relating to family affairs, prices of farm products, and leather and hides at Baltimore. Writers of letters include Amos Fox, Absalom Fox, Mahlon Lewis, Sam Kercheval, Jr., J.P. Bayless, Geo. Leslie, Henry Leslie, and Wm. Vause.

Dates: 1822-1832

Hardy County Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1745
Overview A travel journal, ca. 1857; a diary, 1941; survey records, 1894-1896; account books, 1788-1811 - 1891-1894; county and parish tax levies, 1800; a book of geographic terms and facts kept by Susan I. Branson in 1836; and a Branson family record book. People mentioned include Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. Places mentioned include: Cincinnati, Ohio; and, in West Virginia, Romney, Evansville, Clarksburg, Parkersburg, Coolville, Athens, Branch Mountain, Moorefield, Front Run Valley, Camp Branch Run,...
Dates: 1788-1941

Isaac McNeel (b.1830) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1451
Overview Correspondence, legal and business papers, mercantile records and tax receipt books of Isaac McNeel, who operated a store at Edray and Mill Point, Pocahontas County, West Virginia, served as sheriff of the county, operated a gristmill, raised livestock, and was appointed provost marshal of the county in 1862 by the Confederate Army. The collection also includes letters and school reports of McNeel's sons, Winters and Summers, while students at Washington and Lee and the Medical and Law...
Dates: 1850-1908

James Wilson, Farmer, Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2533

This diary shows the daily activities of a farm family in Short Run, Maryland. The entries are continuous from 1 January 1915 to 21 July 1915 and intermittent from 22 July until the final entry on 2 October. In the diary Wilson discusses weather conditions, farm work performed by himself and his siblings, trips to neighboring towns and to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland, illnesses and death, and social occasions.

Dates: 1915

John D. Martin Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1531
Overview Letters from John Ruff, Lexington, Virginia, to his son-in-law, John D. Martin, a Methodist clergyman stationed in Lewistown, Pennsylvania; Salem, Lewisburg, Front Royal and Leesburg, Virginia; and Baltimore, Maryland. Also one letter from Martin to his wife, Susan, dated Lewisburg, Virginia, 1841. Subjects include Methodism and meetings in the Lexington-Covington area, slavery controversy within the Methodist Church and in particular the Baltimore Conference, and farming in Lexington,...
Dates: 1839-1851

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2168
Scope and Contents

Selected letters and portions of the diary of John P. Kennedy, a Baltimore essayist and novelist. The letters describe Kennedy's many visits to Berkeley Springs and White Sulpher Springs. These items were copied from the originals which are held by the Library of Congress.

Dates: 1848-1857