Austin McLanahan papers
Collection of letters and speeches written and delivered by Austin McLanahan (1871-1946) at meetings of the Politics-Literary Club, a private literary society.
- McLanahan, Austin, 1871-1946 (Person)
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Collection is unrestricted and open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Austin McLanahan was a Baltimore, Md. banker; Alex. Brown & sons, 1894-1922, partner 1902-22; president The Savings Bank of Baltimore, 1922-45; chairman of the Board, 1945-46; Officer, director and trustee of numerous other financial and civic institutions.
1 Linear Feet (1 box (41 items))
Language of Materials
Collection is arranged by format, and then chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Mr. John A. Luetkemeyer; June 1980.
Scope and Contents
Comprises handwritten and typescript copies of 35 speeches on varied subjects, 1903-42, written and delivered by Austin McLanahan (1871-1946), Baltimore banker, at meetings of the "Politics-Literary Club," a private literary society. One additional speech, circa 1910, was read to a meeting of the Bank Clerks Assoc. Also includes correspondence (5 items) between Alexander Brown and August Belmont, Mar. 27-April 3, 1906, and between Austin McLanahan and John J. Dolan, May 17-19, 1938, pertaining to McLanahan's speeches.
- Guide to the Austin McLanahan papers
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- 2020-02-12: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Emily Somach.