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Morrison and related family papers

Identifier: MS 2941


Families represented in this collecton include Morrison, Talbot, Daugherty, Lovelace, Jessop, and Britton. Materials include genealogical notes and charts, correspondence, wills, military orders, journals, account books, legal papers, and real estate contracts.


  • 1852-1960


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.


2.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes; 1 oversized folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts of William G. D. Morrison from July 1980 to January 1984.

Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection contains genealogical information for the following surnames: Talbot; Daugherty; Lovelace; Jessop; Britton; Morrison; Goldy; Hanson; Buck; Eynsham; Peckham; Aucher; Barne; Sandys; Gorsuch; Thomas; Merryman; Worthington; Grant; Cobrath; Ewen; Spicer; Richardson; Camp; Browne; Powell; Waters; and, Kidd.

Genealogical notes are most abundant for the Talbot surname and date from 1649 through the 20th century. An oversize folder contains a genealogical chart for the Talbots which traces lineage to 1649. The collection also includes real estate contracts dating from 1856 to circa 1960.

Guide to the Morrison and related family papers
Under Revision
Anne Williams
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Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-24: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Sandra Glascock

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