Shoemaker family papers
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 road construction and improvement in Maryland, genealogical information, letters and papers relating to Samuel Eccleston Harper, printed ephemera, and miscellaneous materials such as passports, awards, and newsclippings.
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This collection is open for research use.
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9.59 Linear Feet (23 full Hollinger boxes)
Language of Materials
The first 10 boxes of correspondence are arranged chronologically with undated materials near the end. The remaining materials are arranged according to subject.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Moor Shoemaker (Helen Smith), February 1973.
- Guide to the Shoemaker family papers
- Under Revision
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- 2020-01-07: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.