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Chapman family papers

Identifier: MS 2036


The material in this collection ranges in dates from 1744-1969. Most of the material consists of deeds, leases, bonds, loans, papers of the family, and the letters and papers of Mrs. Lottie Chapman Antrim dealing with her search for proof of Revolutionary War soldiers who were ancestors. There is also a history of the Principio Company, a history of the Mt. Paran Church, and two original copies of the sale of negro slaves.


  • 1744-1969


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0.83 Linear Feet (2 full Hollinger boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert B. Chapman, III.

Guide to the Chapman family papers
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Revision Statements

  • 2020-01-08: 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