Male Free School of Baltimore and Colvin Institute for Girls collection
This collection contains miscellaneous receipts (1828-1886) of the Male Free School and the Colvin Institute for Girls.
- 1828 - 1886
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Biographical / Historical
The Male Free School was founded in January, 1892, under the direction of the Methodist Church of Baltimore, with "the object of educating poor children without regard to creed." Miss Rachel Colvin of Baltimore bequeathed the school ten thousand dollars so that it could extend the same education to girls.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Rev. Edwin Schell.
Scope and Contents
Included in the collection are receipts from banks, stock brokers, coal merchants, booksellers, newspaper advertising departments, insurance companies, water companies, etc.
- Guide to the Male Free School of Baltimore and Colvin Institute for Girls collection
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- 2020-09-17: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.