Adams Express Company
- Existence: 1854 - 2015-
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 1877
Abstract The collection consists chiefly of letters written by Samuel Moor Shoemaker by business associates (especially men employed by the Adams Express Company), friends, some Shoemaker family members, and a few politicians (e.g. Schyler Colfax 1823-1885 and James A. Garfield 1831-1881). The letters contain information about Shoemaker's business ventures (especially the Adams Express Company), family news, and expressions of gratitude from the recipients of gifts given by shoemaker. Other letters...
Identifier: MS 1973
Abstract This large collection of material relating to the Shoemaker Family of Baltimore County, Maryland includes: a large amount of personal correspondence to and from various members of the Shoemaker family, 1838-48; business papers relating to the Adams Express Co., Dinsmore and Kyle Company, the Walker-Gordon Company, and the Deder Electric Company, receipted bills, 1853-1933, information pertaining to the Burnside Farm and cattle production there, materials regarding the Shoemakers' interest in...
Identifier: MS 3138
The collection consists of cards and invitations collected by the Shoemaker family of Baltimore. The Shoemaker family gained local and national notoriety as partners and owners in the Adams Express Company.
Dates: 1852-1912; Majority of material found in 1885-1906
Identifier: MS 1968
Abstract This collection relates chiefly to the Shoemaker family of Baltimore, Maryland. While there are some business papers related to the Adams Express Company and various financial receipts and land documents, most of the collection is comprised of correspondence between the various members of the Shoemaker family. For the most part the correspondence is personal in nature and consists chiefly of family news exchanged between members of the Shoemaker clan (including related Ecclestons and...