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Baltimore Business Billheads

Identifier: MS 2490


This collection contains 39 receipts, bills, and letters on illustrated letterhead stationery representing 33 Baltimore businesses.


  • 1858 - 1900

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ed Heyl, April 1980.

Scope and Contents

Most of the documents are paid bills, the majority of which date in the 1860s and 1870s. Many of the bills or receipts are addressed to either Mr. M.R. Goddard (fl. 1871-1898) or some member of the Williamsfamily. Several of the bills have two-cent stamps affixed to them. The buildings for all the businesses represented in the collection are pictured on the stationery.

Guide to the Baltimore Business Billheads
Under Revision
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2020-09-18: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States