Social life and customs
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of Benjamin Henry Latrobe's 23 journals written in ink script, with some sketches, describing his activities in Maryland, Virginia, New York, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C. from 1796-1820 as well as 19 bound volumes of letterbooks containing primarily business information from 1803-1817.
The collection consists mainly of letters written by or to members of the Brune family of Baltimore. The letters date roughly from 1831 to 1897. The majority of the letters concern family and personal matters rather than business affairs.
The Brune-Randall Family Papers includes papers relating to 68 members of this extensive Baltimore family. The bulk of the papers are those of 6 individuals: Frederick W. Brune (1813-78), his wife Emily [Barton] Brune (1826-1908); their daughter Susan Katharine [Brune] Randall (1860-1937), her husband Blanchard Randall (1856-1942), their daughter Elizabeth Blanchard [Randall] Slack (b. 1892) and her husband Harry Richmond Slack (1888-1957). The papers span the period 1782 to 1972.
The Calvert C. McCabe World War II Letters consist of approximately five hundred letters written by McCabe and addressed mostly to his widowed mother, Mrs. C.C. McCabe. The correspondence, from June 1942 through October 1945, spans McCabe's entire military career.
This collection contains 30 items written to, by, or about Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832). Included are personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous accounts, records, and invoices.
The collection contains Charles J. and Ellen C. Bonaparte’s correspondence with Ellen’s cousin, Mabel B. Whitney and her husband, Dr. David E. Wheeler. The letters discuss family matters, including travel arrangements and health.
This collection contains over 8,000 images taken by staff photographers. The collection is arranged in four series: Portraits; Buildings, Businesses, Events, Places; Negatives; and Prints. Portraits of prominent business people, lawyers, and other professionals from the 1970s to 1990s comprise the bulk of images.