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Cecil County, Maryland Poor School Fund records

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030051423]
Identifier: MS-0205
The collection consists of 18 accounts submitted to the Cecil County (Md.) Poor School Fund by teachers wishing to be reimbursed for the tuition of scholars who were unable to pay from 1828-1856.

Dates

  • 1828-1856

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (18 items)

Biographical / Historical

No biographical or historical information is available at this time.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 18 accounts submitted to the Cecil County (Md.) Poor School Fund by teachers wishing to be reimbursed for the tuition of scholars who were unable to pay. The accounts include the children's names, number of days attended, the name of the school and/or teacher, and the amount requested. There are accounts for the years 1828, 1829, 1833, 1850, 1851, 1853-1856.

Custodial History

The collection had been shelved with MS.0014 Hermann Collitz papers, but was removed in May 1988.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were purchased from a Philadelphia autograph dealer Frederick Welty, August 1, 1942.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Cynthia H. Requardt in May 1988.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA