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John H. B. Latrobe family collection

Identifier: MS 0526


This collection consists of John H. B. Latrobe's writings as well as materials related to the Civil War military careers of John's sons Osmun Latrobe and R. Steuart Latrobe; and one item relating to R. Steuart's son Osmun Latrobe (1874-1939).


  • 1828-1947


Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.


0.42 Linear Feet (1 full Hollinger box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts of Ellsworth Eliot, Jr. in 1944 (acc.49712) and W. Clairborne Latrobe in 1958 (acc.55861) and in 1964 (acc.59054).

Related Materials

MS 0523, John H. B. Latrobe papers, 1796-1853

MS 0523.1, John H. B. Latrobe poetry, 1821-1853

Materials Specific Details

Benjamin Henry Latrobe items are on microfilm.


Robert E. Lee letter, 1867 [missing as of August, 1993]

Copy of West Point Memoranda [missing as of May, 1977]

1 Volume of plays as of May, 1977

Guide to the John H. B. Latrobe family collection
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Revision Statements

  • 2019-08-05: 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