BCLM Works on Paper, Legal, Boxes 7-9

BCLM Works on Paper, Legal, Boxes 7-9

Box 7

Title

Date

Physical Description

Call Number

Notes

Painting of interior of unknown building

no date

painting

CA21C

Painting of interior of unknown building attached to cardboard backing.

A Number of Bills against the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore

1799

print

CL121

List of "interesting items" and/or services purchased by the people of Baltimore for the funeral rites of General George Washington Esq. held on January 1, 1800. These include the tolling of the bell of the "Prespeteryan Church" and black rosets four fourteen silk "scarfs."

Roster for the 117th Trench Motar Battery

1917

print

CD181

A roster taken in Baltimore, Md. for the 185 men in the 117th Trench Mortar Battery of WWI.

Wood engraving of the Baltimore Municipal Museum

no date

print

CB265

A print of a wood engraving of the Baltimore Municipal Museum by Edwin Tunis.

The Bollmann Family & their Vinegar Business

1932

print

MD496

Contains a small book in German, describing three generations of the Bollman family and their vinegar business by Ernst Martin Bollmann. A copy of a short sketch record of the founder of the Germania Club in Baltimore, Md, Martin Friedrich Bollmann (1817-1907) by his son E.M. Bollmann. There are also two small photographs of Jakob Friedrich Bollmann (1776-1846) and his wife.

British Currency: Shillings

ca. 1756

print

MX515

Contains six pieces of British currency: two twenty shilling (dated 1756 & 1773), two fifteen shilling (dated 1759 & 1773) and two five shilling (dated 1759 & 1771).

Trader's License

1903

print

MX526

A trader's license from Baltimore City to William J. Miller "of 28 E. Balto. St."

Catalogue of Exhibits at City Library, City Hall, Baltimore

1908

print

MD785

A catalogue that contains descriptions and some photographs of exhibits and rooms within the City Library, City Hall, of Baltimore 1908.

Booklet of Alex. Brown & Sons Collection

April 17-20, 1929

print

MD1223

Cover: "Booklet of the Collection of Old Prints, Ship Models, Historic Documents and Other Objects Associated with the History of Baltimore and the History of Alex. Brown & Sons. Assembled for the Visitors to The National Foreign Trade Convention Baltimore, April 17-20, 1929."

Short sketch of Archbishop Martin J. Spalding

1873

print

MD1748

A page from "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Family Almanac for 1873." A short sketch of Archbishop Spalding's (1810-1872) life and accomplishments accompanied by a portrait.

Scribner's Monthly The Baltimore Bonapartes

May 1875

print

MD1760

Volume X issue I of the Scribner's Monthly for May 1875. Entitled the Baltimore Bonapartes, dealing mostly with the youngest of Napolean's brothers, Jerome Bonaparte and his wife Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte.

B&O Dining Cart Child Menu

no date

print

MD1926.8

Cover: "The Dining Car the B&O Built. Baltimore and Ohio. This is the lovely dining car, That runs on the B&O, Where little children love to eat, While traveling to and fro." The inside lists the child menu for breakfast, dinner, supper, and a la carte.

Reprint of Portraits in The Court House

1936

print

MD1969

Cover: "Portraits In The Court House By Joseph R. Byrnes Deputy Clerk of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City."

The Johns Hopkins University Circular

1908

print

MD1963

December issue of the Johns Hopkins University Circular in memoriam of Daniel Coit Gilman (1831-1908), first President of the Johns Hopkins University 1876-1901. The circular describes the assembly exercises that occurred on November 8, 1908 in McCoy Hall in honor of his memory.

Correspondence of President John Adams

September 15, 1809

print

MD2126

Cover: "The Correspondence of John Adams, Esquire, Late President of the United States of America, Concerning the British Doctrine of Impressment; and Many Interesting Things which Occurred During his Administration." Published in Baltimore at the office of The Evening Post, by H. Niles (originally published in The Boston Patriot).

Box 8

Title

Date

Physical Description

Call Number

Notes

Engraving of Baltimore Mayor George Proctor Kane

no date

print

MB1407

Engraving of George Proctor Kane (1820-1878) who was Mayor of Baltimore from 1877-1878.

Engraving of the entrance to Druid Hill Park

ca. 1873

print

MB1533

Engraving of the entrance to Druid Hill Park in Baltimore as shown in the book, "Monumental City Past History and Present Resources" by George W. Howard, pg. 86.

Program for the Benefit for the Monument to Dead Sailors of the U.S. Battleship Maine

March 24, 1898

print

MD1967

Cover: "Souvenir Program for Benefit of Fund for Erection of Monument to Dead Sailors of the U.S. Battleship Maine at Ford's Grand Opera House Thursday Afternoon March 24th 1898." Contains a short history of the Maine and advertisements for companies that support the monument.

Invitation to Beverley W. Bond Jr. Lecture on Cecil Calvert, Founder of Maryland

ca. 1900s

print

MD2030

Event hosted by The Maryland Society of The Colonial Dames of America, The Committee of the Emilie McKim Reed Memorial. Lecture by Beverley W. Bond Jr. (1892?-1961) on Cecil Calver, Founder of Maryland given on the Tuesday afternoon of February 23 at 3 pm in the Lecture Hall, Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Correspondence of the Trustees of the Bank of Maryland

1835

print

MD2129

Cover: "Extracts from the Correspondence and Minutes of the Trustees of the Bank of Maryland, Published by J.B. Morris & R.W. Gill, Two of the Trustees, Having Relation Principally to their Intercourse with Poultney, Ellicott & Co. and Evan Poultney."

The Baltimore Gas and Electric News

ca. 1931

print

MD2300

Newsletter containing stories such as, "Presentation of Old Stone Carving to the Restored Peale's Museum" by Charles C. Krausse and "B.G. & E.A. Men's Bowling Banquet" by C.O. Schobel.

Program of the Opening of the Homewood House

1932

print

MD2391

Cover: "Program of the Opening of the Homewood House Built by Charles Carroll in 1801 and now Restored and Refurnished through the Generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Francis P. Garvan May 11, 1932 The Johns Hopkins University Homewood, Baltimore.

The Libby Prison Hymn

ca. 1864

print

MD2448.1

Title Statement: "The Libby Prison Hymn. Composed and Written by a Dying Soldier in Libby Prison, for the benefit of a Crippled Soldier."

Claim of Maryland: Message from President of the United States

March 9,1826

print

MD2128

Cover: "19th Congress, 1st Session. Message from the President of the United States, with Documents Relative to the Claim of Maryland for Interest on Money expended in the late War, for Defence of that State."

Memorial of the Merchants, Ship Owners, and Manufacturers of Baltimore

February 20, 1826

print

MD2125

Two copies of, "19th Congress, 1st Session. Memorial of the Merchants, Ship Owners, and Manufacturers of the City of Baltimore, in the State of Maryland." First copy is that of the Senate, second copy is that of the House of Representatives and contains the same title with this exception, "[Doc. No. 99] British Colonial Trade..."

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Program

1942-1943

print

MD2142

Cover: "The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Reginald Stewart Conductor Season 1942-1943 First Subscription Concert Thursday, November 19, 1942 at 8.30 THE LYRIC."

Public Housing in Baltimore

1941-1942

print

MD2232

Booklet published by the Housing Authority of Baltimore City discussing the progress made in the production of public housing such as the Edgar Allan Poe Homes, the Latrobe Homes and the Fairfield Homes.

Art and Archaeology Vol. XIX, Nos. 5-6

Jun-25

print

MD2294

Cover: "Baltimore as an Art Center Double Number Art and Archaeology the Arts Throughout the Ages. Published by the Archaeological Society of Washington affiliated with the Archaeological Institute of America." Contents include, "Baltimore's Heritage," Architecture in Baltimore," "The Peabody Institute," and more.

National Symphony Orchestra Magazine

1943

print

MD2145

Cover: "National Symphony Orchestra Magazine Hans Kindler Conductor." Contains regular program and "Annual Request Program." (3 copies).

The First Parishes of the Province of Maryland

1942

print

MD2146

Title Page: "Programme of Services and Pilgrimages Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Thirty Original Parishes in the Province of Maryland in 1692 and the 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Right Reverend Thomas John Claggett, D.D., First Bishop to be Consecrated on American Soil."

The Counting Room of The Equitable Trust Company

1941

print

MD2147

Booklet Cover: "The Story of The Counting Room of The Equitable Trust Company Special Edition -- Equitable Echoes -- Spring, 1941." Written by Robert G. Merrick.

A Defence of the Religious Society of Friends

1839

print

MD2445

Booklet Cover: "A Defence of the Religious Society of Friends, Who Consitute the Yearly Meeting of Baltimore, Against Certain Charges. Circulated by Joseph John Gurney. Baltimore: Printed by W.W. Wooddy. 1839."

Independent Union Ticket

no date

print

MD2390

Independent Union Ticket. Contains votes/nominations for Members of the House of Delegates of Maryland from the City of Baltimore, Comptroller of the Treasury Department, Commissioner of the Land Office, Commissioner of Lotteries, Commissioner of Public Works for the Third District, Judge of the court of Appeals from the Third Judicial District, etc.

Report to the People of Theodore R. McKeldin

1943

print

MD2488

Cover: "Report to the People of Theodore R. McKeldin Mayor of Baltimore October 1st, 1943." Contains "a report upon progress made in carrying out [his] campaign promises."

Advertising Club of Baltimore Transcontinental Telephone Demonstration

1916

print

MD2393

Flyer Title: "Advertising Club of Baltimore Transcontinental Telephone Demonstration by The Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. Friday, June the Sixteenth Nineteen hundred and sixteen Eight P.M. Hotel Belvedere, WM. W. Cloud, President, Presiding." Followed by a schedule of the day's lectures and events from 8:50 pm to 10:14 pm.

The Baltimore Hunt Club of 1793

1940

print

MD2290

Article by Margery Whyte taken from Maryland Historical Magazine Volume XXXV pages 160-162.

Box 9

Title

Date

Physical Description

Call Number

Notes

Dinner to the Mayors of the Atlantic-Coast Cities

1918

program

MD1925.5

Program Cover: "Dinner to the Mayors of the Atlantic-Coast Cities by the City of Baltimore Southern Commercial Congress Atlantic Deeper Waterways at the Residence of Honorable James H. Preston Mayor of Baltimore." Contains list of musical entertainment, menu, speakers, and guests.

Concordia Lodge, No. 13

1918

program

MD1925.22

Program Cover: "Concordia Lodge, No. 13 A.F. & A.M. James H. Preston." 125th Anniversary program to be held at the Masonic Temple in Baltimore, Md. Contains menu, toasts, musical entertainment, Roll of Honor, officers, members, and "The American Creed" by William Tyler Page.

Gridiron Club Ninth Annual Dinner

January 27, 1894

program

MD1925.15

Gridiron Club program to the Ninth Annual Dinner containing menu, toasts, guests, committees, and members. Program belonged to Col. W.F. Jackson of Baltimore (name card included, used to mark page where Jackson is listed under "Distinguished Men."

Lord Baltimore Hotel Opening

1928

menu

MD1925.19

Cover: "Formal Opening The Lord Baltimore Hotel Saturday, December 29th 1928." Contains the food menu.

Testimonial Dinner to Harry Busick

1929

menu

MD1925.9

Cover: "To Harry Busick Native Marylander and Lover of its Traditions, whose Vision, Acumen and Energy as Creator of the Lord Baltimore Hotel have Shown the Way to a New and Mightier Baltimore. This Token is Presented by his Friends in Appreciation of his Achievements." Contains list of guests and food menu.

Harford and Baltimore County Bar Association

1931

program

MD1925.16

Cover: "The Harford and Baltimore County Bar Association Dinner in honor of Honorable Stevenson A. Williams Saturday May the Second Nineteen Hundred and Thirty One Bel Air -- Maryland." Contains food menu and list of speakers.

Certificate of Non-Liability to Military Duty

November 30, 1863

certificate

MD520.1

Certificate of non-liability given to William G.W. Norris of 7th Ward, Baltimore City, Maryland, "having given satisfactory evidence that he is not properly subject to do military duty, as required by said act, by reason of paying commutation, is exempt from all liability to military duty for the term of three years."

Civil War Draft Notice

November 30, 1863

letter

MD520.2

Letter to Henry C.B. Norris from the Provost Marshal's Office notifying him of his draft into the service of the United States for a term of three years.

Commutation Payment Receipt

December 16, 1863

receipt

MD520.3

Receipt of commutation paid ($300) by Henry C.B. Norris thus discharging him of any liability under the draft.

Enoch Pratt Engraving

no date

engraving

MB1237

Engraving of Enoch Pratt (1808-1896).

Nathan Covington Brooks Engraving

no date

engraving

MB1377

Engraving of Nathan Covington Brooks, LL.D. President of the Baltimore Female College. Engraved by J.C. Buttre from a Daguerreotype.

Arunah Shepherdson Abell Engravings

no date

engraving

MB1359

Two engravings of Arunah Shepherdson Abell, one engraved by Samuel Sartain of Philadelphia and the other by Franklin Engraving and Printing Co., New York. Abell founded the Baltimore Sun in 1837.

Baltimore College of Dental Surgery

ca. 1800s

clipping

MB1494

Newspaper clipping advertising the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery (advertised as "The Oldest Dental College in the World") located on the S.E. Cor. Eutaw and Lexington. Lists faculty and annual sessions. F.J.S. Gorgas, D.D.S., M.D., is listed as the Dean.

National Union Bank of Maryland Engraving

no date

engraving

MB1496

Engraving of the National Union Bank of Maryland by J.P. Sullivan of New York.

The Belvedere Hotel 40th Anniversary

1943

newsletter

MD2451

Two copies of "The Belvedere Hotel Celebrates its Fortieth Anniversary 1903-1943." Contents contain the impact of the hotel on Baltimore, descriptions of various meeting rooms (i.e. the Charles Room) within the hotel and changes made to the interior since its opening in 1903.

Nixon and Zimmerman's Academy of Music

no date

clipping

MD2461

Newspaper clipping advertising the upcoming plays at the Nixon and Zimmerman's Academy of Music including "Elizabeth (Queen of England)," "Magda," "Fires of St. John," "The Jewess," and "Macbeth." Possibly late 1800s or early 1900s.

Emancipation Proclamation 81st Anniversary

1944

program

MD2465

Cover: "Celebration of the Eighty-First Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation by the Most Worshipful United Grand Lodge A.F. & A. Masons, Inc., Maryland and Jurisdiction Bethel A.M.E. Church Druid Hill Avenue and Lanvale Street Sunday, January 9, 1944 - 2:30 p.m." Contains quote from Abraham Lincoln dated March 4, 1865 followed by  "The Order of Exercises."

The Playgoer Ford's Theatre

1944

program

MD2476.2

Advertising a new production, "Porgy and Bess." Also includes various advertisements from supporting businesses.

Porgy and Bess Souvenir Program

1944

program

MD2476.1

Souvenir program of the play "Porgy and Bess." Contains a plot summary (scene by scene), photographs of scenes, and short sketches of the players. Also includes a flyer for the "American Comedy Classic Life with Father."

Old Parsonage Baltimore Lithograph

1933

lithograph

CB2787

Lithograph by A. Hoen of original artwork by T.C. Ruckle entitled, "Old Parsonage Light St. Baltimore."

Reception of Japanese Embassy

May 1860

invitation

CD2882

Invitation and ticket for James Young Esq. for a seat on the Platform at the Maryland Institute at the Reception of the Japanese Embassy. Signed by William McPhail.

The Unitarian Church, Baltimore Engraving

September 1, 1831

engraving

MB3150

Title: "Interior of The Unitarian Church, Baltimore." Originially drawn by W. Goodacre. Engraved and printed by Fenner Sears & Co. London Published September 1, 1831.

Walnut Street Theatre/Nixon and Zimmerman's Academy of Music

August 27, 1869

clipping

MD3310

Two newspaper clippings. One advertising upcoming plays at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia including "Pioneer Patriot" and "An Unprotected Female." The second advertises upcoming plays at Nixon and Zimmerman's Academy of Music including "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Rivals." Also includes envelope addressed to James McGill Municipal Museum from J. Alexis Shriver of the Maryland Commission George Washington Bi-Centennial.

Hall of the Maryland Institute

1852

engraving

MB4466

Title: "Hall of the Maryland Institute, Over One of the City Markets, Baltimore."