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Baltimore (Md.)--History--19th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

John Thompson Brown Letters

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 85, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 00506
Content Description Series of letters, bound into a black volume with gold embossing around its edge. The letters span from 1828- 1857 but the bulk of the letters are from 1830- 1833. Brown writes to an assortment of recipients and from varied places such as Petersburg, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland. Topics in his letters include politics, Brown was a member of the House of Delegates for Virginia, love, business, and family affairs. One later letter laments the ill health of his...
Dates: 1828-1857; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1833

Samuel Owings Hoffman Letters

Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 H67
Scope and Contents

Mostly letters, 1825-1845, from Samuel Owings Hoffman to his wife Louisa Gilmor Hoffman including a chronicle of a trip through Ireland, England and France in 1830.

Dates: 1821-1857

John C. Stubbs Notebook, I

Identifier: Mss. MsV Nc1
Scope and Contents

Notes, 1872-1873, taken by John C. Stubbs, student at Washington University, Baltimore, Md. The notes concern chemistry and medicine.

See also John C. Stubbs Notebook (MsV Nme10) and letters of Stubbs in the Thomas Jefferson Stubbs Papers (Mss. 65 St9).

Washington University in Baltimore became defunct in 1877. See Baltimore: Its History and Its People (New York, 1912), Vol. I, pp. 595-596.

Dates: 1872-1873

Rent Ledger

Identifier: SC 01118
Scope and Contents Ledger (14 pp.), 1883-1884 recording rent for organizations, individuals and a school. The cover of the volume reads "Society Record Ledger" but no further information is given. Rent was collected from Harmony Lodge No.4, Arbeiter Kranken Unterstuetzungs Verein, Sued Baltimore Kranken Unterstuetzungs Verein, Teutonia Hain No. 13, Window Glass Blowers' Union No. 300, Knights of Labor Liberty Assembly No. 2075, Rescue Council No. 1, Butler Club of South Baltimore, American League of...
Dates: 1883-1884

J. W. Smith Letter to "My Dear Friend"

Identifier: SC 00575
Scope and Contents

Letter from J. W.  Smith in Baltimore, Maryland to "My Dear Friend" about buying cotton for his friend; mention of Mr. McAllister being in Baltimore.  October 17, 1850.

Dates: 1850 October 17

Westham Granite Company Minute Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi21 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1874-1896, of Westham Granite Company (Richmond, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland.) The quarry was located in Chesterfield County, Virginiaa. The volumes include loose papers.

Dates: 1874-1896