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Hawkins collection

Identifier: MS 0438


This collection contains the business papers (1884-1902) of Gilbert Smith Hawkins, a lawyer of Bel Air, Maryland. These include correspondence with lawyers; letters concerning legal cases, bills and receipts; political matters, correspondence with the Maryland Democratic Central Committee; some personal correspondence. Twelve copy letter books 1895-1902, of Gilbert Hawkins letters concerning business, etc. Secretary's book of the Bel Air Fire and Salvage Company minutes taken by Gilbert Hawkins, January 28-June 14, 1898. Three ledgers of Gilbert Hawkins 1889-1902, showing legal fees, settlement of estates, costs, etc.


  • 1884-1902


Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public without restrictions.

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3.46 Linear Feet (1 flat box; 3 full Hollinger boxes; 1 half Hollinger box; 1 record center box)

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Guide to the Hawkins collection
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Revision Statements

  • 2019-08-01: 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