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William Buckland manuscript

Identifier: MS 0162


This collection includes a typescript copy of Rosamond Randall Beirne and John Henry Scarff's biography on William Buckland, as well as notes and correspondence accumulated while writing the book.


  • 1958


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The collection is open for research use.

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0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Henry Scarff, 1962.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typescript of chapters of biography of William Buckland, notes on Buckland houses in Maryland and Virginia, notes on research done in London, and large amounts of correspondence accumulated by Rosamund Beirne and John Henry Scarff in writing the biography. Also included are correspondence to various institutions concerning Buckland and a typescript of a lecture made by Mrs. Beirne on Buckland to the Colonial Dames of America in 1956. Also of note are positive photostats of a list of householders, 1737-1738, and negative photostats of various manuscripts in the British Museum.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021-09-25: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States