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Box 1


Contains 9 Collections and/or Records:

Berbice plantation collection

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0519
Overview The Berbice plantation collection consists of eight letters written by Hugh McCalmot, all concerning McCalmot's plantations in Berbice in modern day Guyana, South America dating 1809-1840.

Eugene Frederic Viles letter

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0520
Overview Collection consists of a letter (dated 1875) authored by Eugene Frederic Viles, written from Santo Domingo, to his father at Waltham, Massachusetts.

J. P. Piquette journal

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0521
Overview Manuscript natural history journal recording ecological observations in Baltimore, fom February 11, 1899 to March 17, 1901. Also includes Baltimore and suburban history.

Horatio Beauman Young papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0522
Abstract Horatio Beauman Young entered the British Navy in 1819 and was appointed commander of the HMS Hydra in 1843. This collection, dating from 1834-1850, documents ongoing British efforts to suppress the slave trade in that area.

A manuscript account of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0523
Overview A manuscript account (written in 1818) of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back, with a brief description of the former city, and a more lengthy, detailed discussion of the latter. Signed by "Rustic."

Medieval manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0528
Abstract Collection consists of a medieval manuscript granting half a farm, originating from France, dated July 22, 1359. The property is granted by Steue Decalmelas, inhabitant of the castle of Caylus.

Ode (to be Sung by the Young Ladies...) broadside

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0533
Abstract A single broadside dated October 18, 1867. Lyrics of two songs to be sung by the young ladies of the high schools at the laying of the corner-stone of the new city hall in Baltimore.

Prospettiva de pittori e architetti d'Andrea Pozzo

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0542
Overview Handwritten manuscript on perspective for artists and architects dated 1836, based on the work of Andrea Pozzo (1642-1709). Contains pencil illustrations and an index.

Phoenix Shot Tower photograph

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0543
Overview 5x7 inch photograph of Baltimore's shot tower. Matted on 8x10 inch card stock. Appears to be hand tinted. Reads "Emery-Read" in the lower right corner.