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Creator:Tilghman, Edward, 1750-1815
Title:Edward Tilghman note to John Bordley
Date(s):1783
Call No:MSS 0098, F0014
Abstract:A note relaying news that a Spanish ship, whose size required 24 feet of depth in the water to operate, could not make it up to Baltimore from Annapolis and[...] had to turn back.
Subjects:Maryland--History--1775-1865
Creator:McCann, Richard
Title:Richard McCann papers
Date(s):1920-2008
Call No:MSS 0616
Abstract:The Richard McCann papers document the personal life and professional career of this American author, poet, and educator. The collection includes McCann's early creative writing; teaching materials; reviews, essays, and[...] critical writing; personal and professional correspondence; and extensive drafts of McCann's poetry and fiction. McCann's fiction has autobiographical roots, often drawn from family relationships and personal experiences, as illustrated in photographs and family memorabilia also included in the collection.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | American literature--20th century | American literature--21st century | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Garrigues, Mary
Title:Mary Garrigues journal
Date(s):1764-1782
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0132
Abstract:This journal was created by Mary Garrigues, who described her experiences at Quaker Meetings in the Mid Atlantic, her travels to those Meetings, and her preaching against slavery. She also[...] copied a portion of a 1759 manuscript by English Quaker Christopher Wilson.
Subjects:Quaker women | Quaker abolitionists | Quaker preaching | Slavery--Maryland | More Subjects
Creator:Jones, William R.
Title:William R. Jones papers
Date(s):1858-1863
Call No:MSS 0098, F0095
Abstract:The papers contain three items related to William R. Jones. Includes is a handwritten will (amendment?) for Jones, which provides for the emancipation of his slaves after his death. Also[...] included is a letter from Captain Daniel Woodall to Mrs. Jones, outlining the movements of the Delaware First Regiment from the time they left Norfolk, Virgina, through the Battle of Antietam, and descrbied the type of conditions the troops endured on the march and in battle. A letter from Jones to his wife descrbed his experience as a farmer and merchant during the civil war and his interpretation of the reaction of the citizens of Baltimore to the war.
Subjects:Slaves--Emancipation--United States | Baltimore (Md.)--History--19th century | Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Creator:Voshell, Robert J.
Title:Robert J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks
Date(s):1925-2004
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0119
Abstract:Delaware native Robert J. Voshell spent his career working for the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles and served as a State Senator representing the Milford area from 1993-1998. The Robert[...] J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks contains 17 volumes and 2 albums of flyers, clippings, bumper stickers, newsletters, brochures, posters and other ephemeral material pertaining to local, state and federal elections, Delaware government and politics.
Subjects:Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century | Postcards--Delaware | Advertising, Political--United States | Elections | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Travel journal through the Mid-Atlantic
Date(s):1935
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0142
Abstract:This journal of an early twentieth-century woman contains autograph entries describing eating, drinking, sightseeing, and shopping in New York City and several excursions within the Mid-Atlantic region in the 1930s.[...] The entries are accompanied by numerous black and white photographs of locations visited during her trips.
Subjects:Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Delaware--Description and Travel | Maryland--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:McKee, Robert B.
Title:Robert B. McKee papers
Date(s):1861-1901
Call No:MSS 0416
Abstract:The Robert B. McKee papers consist of correspondence, military orders, medical supply inventories, casualty reports, and other material related to service as a surgeon in the 1st Delaware Calvary regiment[...] during the Civil War.
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Subjects:Soldiers--Medical care--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Soldiers--Health--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Soldiers--Correspondence--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Surgeons--Correspondence--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865 | More Subjects
Creator:Fisher, Milton M. (Milton Metcalf), 1811-1903
Title:Diary of Journey taken for health in 1834 - from Franklin - South to Mount Vernon Virginia, back through Western Maryland Pennsylvania N.Y. Niagara, Canada - Rochester Oswego - then home - from April 21 to August 14th
Date(s):1834
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0028
Abstract:This journal chronicles abolitionist Milton M. Fisher’s 1834 journey from his home in Franklin, Massachusetts, to Virginia, and back. The trip, taken for both health reasons and as an information[...] gathering expedition for anti-slavery efforts, took Fisher through numerous northern states, the Mid-Atlantic region (including Maryland and Delaware), and Washington, D.C., to Virginia. Along the way he commented on the various towns, cities, and institutions he visited and recorded conversations with locals including both free and enslaved African-Americans.
Subjects:Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century | Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Connecticut--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Welliver, Miriam E.
Title:Miriam E. Welliver travel diary
Date(s):1934
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0172
Abstract:The Miriam E. Welliver travel journal documents this Pennsylvania school teacher's month-long, 5,100 mile automobile trip across 19 states and Canada via handwritten journal entries, black-and-white photographs, postcards, telegrams, plant[...] specimens, pamphlets, and other miscellaneous materials.
Subjects:Automobile travel--East (U.S.)--History--20th century | Automobile travel--Southern states--History--20th century | Automobile travel--Canada--History--20th century | Tourist camps, hostels, etc--History--20th century | More Subjects