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Family records

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the various kinds of personal records kept by household members, such as financial and medical documents, to facilitate the conduct of their individual and joint affairs.

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Alice W. Hood collection

Identifier: MS 1318

This collection consists of the biographical and genealogical material concerning the Hood family of Maryland. Also included are the personal letters of Alice Watkins Hood, as well as business records and correspondence of her father, John Mifflin Hood, president of the Western Maryland Railroad Company.

Dates: 1873-1951

Allen Bowie Davis papers

Identifier: MS 0285

This collection contains miscellaneous papers relating to the Wilkins, Glenn, and Davis families. Included are family letters and correspondence, genealogical notes, deeds, journals and diaries. One diary of note is that of Mrs. Mary Wilkins Davis.

Dates: 1723-1945

Ashcom and Reeder family genealogical collection

Identifier: MS 2856

This collection primarily consists of genealogical records pertaining to the families of Ashcom and Reeder, but the families of Muir, Dawson, Thompson, Hooper, Gourley, Gould, Godwin, and Briscoe are also mentioned.

Dates: 1890-circa 1960s

Atkinson and Smith family papers

Identifier: MS 2473

This collection consists of personal papers belonging to the Atkinson and Smith families as well as business papers related to the Baltimore Chemical Works, a firm operated from 1833-1851 by James E. Atkinson (d. 1851) and his brother-in-law, Robert Marsh Smith (1813-1893).

Dates: 1806-1943

Benjamin Henry Latrobe family papers

Identifier: MS 1638

This collection contains correspondence, diaries, journals, accounts, newspaper clippings, and sketches all relating to Latrobe’s family and work in architecture and design.

Dates: 1801-1878

Bosley family genealogical collection

Identifier: MS 2696
Abstract This collection was compiled by genealogist Dr. Richard B. Miller and traces the Bosley family lineage, starting with the first American immigrant, Walter Bosley (1675-1715). Specifically, the collection focuses on the descendants of Walter Bosley's five sons: Joseph, John, James, William, and Charles. Also included, in five index card files, are abstracts of Bosley family wills, names of family members which appear in the collection, two files of Bosley spouses, and names other than Bosley...
Dates: 1975-1985

Carroll-McTavish papers

Identifier: MS 0220

These papers concern the settlement of the estates of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832) and of his grandson-in-law Robert Patterson (1781-1822). The collection includes correspondence, vouchers, legal and land records. There are also some papers of John McTavish (1787-1852) and his wife Emily Caton McTavish (1793-1867).

Dates: 1652-1863

Chase family papers

Identifier: MS 0969
Scope and Contents Photostatic copies of papers and letters to the Chase family of Maryland, particularly of Annapolis, spanning 1714-1855. Letters are to and from Reverend Richard Chase, Reverend Thomas Chase, Thomas Chase (1774-1826), Matilda Chase (d.1829), Judge Jeremiah Townley Chase (1748-1828), Judge Samuel Chase (1741-1811), and Ann Chase (1711-1852). There is also correspondence between Maryanne Caton, Robert G. Harper, and Miss Ann Chase and genealogical information on the Chase, Townley, and...
Dates: 1714-1855

Clayton-Evans family papers

Identifier: MS 3097

The collection consists of documents related to the Clayton-Evans families of Eastern Maryland and Northern Delaware.

Dates: 1780 - 1903

Cockey-Gist papers

Identifier: MS 2682

This collection primarily contains the incoming correspondence of Dr. John Paul Cockey (1796-1859) as well as some incoming and outgoing correspondence of Mordecai Gist (1743-1792). Also included is Cockey family genealogical data and a copy of a memoir of Brigadier General Mordecai Gist.

Dates: 1785-1868