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Social life and customs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Archer family letters

Identifier: MS 1920.1
Abstract The entire collection consists of typed transcritps of letters of Archer family members in Harford County, MD and in Texas. The letters of John Archer, Stevenson Archer, Hannah Stump Archer, Thomas Archer, Dr. Robert H. Archer, Dr. George Washington Archer, and other family members are included. The letters provide insight into the actual nature of the westward movement of Americans and also provides clues to the motivating factors behind such migration. The letters contain family and...
Dates: 1846-1871

Archer-Mitchell-Stump-Williams family papers

Identifier: MS 1948
Abstract This collection contains the papers of prominent, intermarried Harford and Cecil County, Maryland families, primarily Archers, Mitchells, Stumps, and Williams. The papers include information on Congressmen, Maryland legislators, Maryland judges, a Navy surgeon who went on tour throughout the world and accompanied Perry to Japan, among others. Also numerous family and personal papers relating to genealogy and also to social, economic, religious, educational aspects. The collection addresses...
Dates: 18th-20th century

Benjamin Henry Latrobe collection

Identifier: MS 2009

This collection is comprised of Benjamin Henry Latrobe's 23 journals written in ink script, with some sketches, describing his activities in Maryland, Virginia, New York, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C. from 1796-1820 as well as 19 bound volumes of letterbooks containing primarily business information from 1803-1817.

Dates: 1796-1820

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

Brune family papers

Identifier: MS 1921.1

The collection consists mainly of letters written by or to members of the Brune family of Baltimore. The letters date roughly from 1831 to 1897. The majority of the letters concern family and personal matters rather than business affairs.

Dates: 1831-1897

Brune-Randall family papers

Identifier: MS 2004

The Brune-Randall Family Papers includes papers relating to 68 members of this extensive Baltimore family. The bulk of the papers are those of 6 individuals: Frederick W. Brune (1813-78), his wife Emily [Barton] Brune (1826-1908); their daughter Susan Katharine [Brune] Randall (1860-1937), her husband Blanchard Randall (1856-1942), their daughter Elizabeth Blanchard [Randall] Slack (b. 1892) and her husband Harry Richmond Slack (1888-1957). The papers span the period 1782 to 1972.

Dates: 1782-1972

Calvert C. McCabe, Jr. World War II letters

Identifier: MS 2844

The Calvert C. McCabe World War II Letters consist of approximately five hundred letters written by McCabe and addressed mostly to his widowed mother, Mrs. C.C. McCabe. The correspondence, from June 1942 through October 1945, spans McCabe's entire military career.

Dates: 1942-1945

Charles Carroll of Carrollton collection

Identifier: MS 1893

This collection contains 30 items written to, by, or about Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832). Included are personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous accounts, records, and invoices.

Dates: 1757-1967

Charles J. and Ellen C. Bonaparte collection

Identifier: MS 3152

The collection contains Charles J. and Ellen C. Bonaparte’s correspondence with Ellen’s cousin, Mabel B. Whitney and her husband, Dr. David E. Wheeler. The letters discuss family matters, including travel arrangements and health.

Dates: 1852-1925

Daily Record photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0320

This collection contains over 8,000 images taken by staff photographers. The collection is arranged in four series: Portraits; Buildings, Businesses, Events, Places; Negatives; and Prints. Portraits of prominent business people, lawyers, and other professionals from the 1970s to 1990s comprise the bulk of images.

Dates: 1953-1999; Majority of material found within 1977-1999