MAN. Manuscript Collections
Found in 600 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of the business papers of the Lowe, Seth and Ensey families, settlers in colonial Maryland. They contain indentures and deeds of land, land surveys, promissory notes, inventories of household goods, receipts for money received, legal papers and deeds pertaining to the Low and Seth families, and mortgages, 1709-1909.
The Sherlock Swann collection contains official reports and correspondence, notes, drafts, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and maps relating to Swann's public service positions. The materials consist of records saved from his positions as head of the Burnt District Commission (1904-1907), President of the Board of Police Commissioners (1908-1910) and his work with the Traffic Commission and Postmaster of Baltimore. The majority of this material spans the years 1904-1923.
This collection contains information on the genealogy of the Shipley family as well as related families. Records include handwritten copies of land grants, wills, inventories, birth records, obituaries, wedding announcements, family histories, bible records, and news articles.
The Shoemaker-Eccleston Collection consists of correspondence, notes, and receipts mainly relating to the wealthy benefactress Augusta Chambers Eccleston Shoemaker (1833-1907) and her father, John Bowers Eccleston (1794-1860), Maryland Court of Appeals Judge from 1851 to 1860.
The collection consists of cards and invitations collected by the Shoemaker family of Baltimore. The Shoemaker family gained local and national notoriety as partners and owners in the Adams Express Company.
This collection consists of bank books and check books, monthly time books, Burnside ledgers, expense ledgers, journals, account ledgers, cash books, church attendance records, breeder's herd records, and similar items. Records were maintained by Samuel Moor Shoemaker, Samuel Moor Shoemaker II, Mrs. Augusta Chambers Eccleston Shoemaker, Mrs. Ellen Whitridge Shoemaker, and Dinsmore and Kyle.
The Shriver collection consists of daybooks, ledgers, cash books, and other accounts of the Shriver family businesses at Union Mills, Carroll County, Maryland (flour milling, saw millings, tanning, stores at Petersburgh and Big Pipe Creek). A majority of the collection is comprised of correspondence between the various members of the Shriver family concerning business and family happenings.
Genealogical data on the Shriver and related families. The collection traces the history of the family from Alsenborn Germany. Ludwig Schreiber originated the Conewago, Maryland branch. He immigrated in 1721 with his parents and brother Andrew who originated the Union Mills branch. Related families include: Forney, Yingling, Davis, Trexell, Koontz, Zahn, Kupsco, Shultz, Fundenberg, Myer, Colbert and Kitzmiller. Also some material on non-related Shriver families.