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Alice Warder Garrett Papers

Identifier: MS-GAR-035
Abstract Alice Warder Garrett was born Alice Warder in 1877. She was married to John Work Garrett in 1908. For much of their marriage, John worked as a United States diplomat, and he and Alice lived in Rome and other European cities. The collection includes personal papers, art-related material, and other items from Alice's life in Baltimore and Europe. The collection contains correspondence, travel documents and postcards, architecture notes and photographs, theater bills, scrapbooks, datebooks,...
Dates: 1875-1951

Anne Arundel County, Md. court records

Identifier: MS-GAR-038

A minutebook of the court proceedings of Anne Arundel County, MD, 1725-1792.

Dates: 1725 - 1792

Apache playing cards collection

Identifier: MS-GAR-025

The collection consists of four playing cards hand painted on skin prepared by the rawhide method and used by the Native American Apache tribe in the Southwest. An exact date for the cards cannot be established, but most likely they were created approximately 1880.

Dates: approximately 1880

Bamford, William, Captain. Diary.

 Item — Volume: MS GAR 0047
Identifier: MS-GAR-0047

Butterfly classification manuscript in the Johann Siegfried Hufnagel schemata tradition

Identifier: MS-GAR-039

Johann Siegfried Hufnagel (1724-1795) was a German parson and entomologist (lepidopterist). This item is a manuscript on the classification of butterflies and moths, in the tradition of the schemata proposed by Hufnagel and illustrated with ten original hand-coloured illustrations of butterflies. The item was once owned by Freiherr von Malsen-Ponickau or Cordula [?] Ponickau, or both. This manuscript was approximately created in 1780. The creator is unknown.

Dates: approximately 1780

Evergreen map collection

Identifier: MS-GAR-034

This collection consists of maps ranging in date from 1880 to 1930 and of areas all over the world, including Antarctica. The maps feature basic geography, as well as representations of war-time strategy, public buildings, and automobile maps.

Dates: 1880, 1903-1930, undated

Garrett autograph collection

Identifier: MS-GAR-029

The Garrett autograph collection contains signed letters and documents that record U.S. history and culture, including presidents, statesmen, and military figures.

Dates: 1642-1933

George Washington letters

Identifier: MS-GAR-021

This collection includes six letters, two printed certificates, and an inscribed set of two volumes of Buffon's Natural History Abridged, all signed by George Washington between 1776 and 1798.

Dates: 1776 - 1798

Historical Newspapers and Broadsides

 Collection — Container: MSGAR0049
Identifier: MS-GAR-0049
Dates: Majority of material found within 1656-1883

Jacobean Manuscript Collection

 Collection — Volume: GAR0048
Identifier: MS-GAR-0048
Dates: Majority of material found within 1616-1640

James Teackle Dennis collection of artifacts

Identifier: MS-GAR-032

James Teackle Dennis (1865-1918) was a volunteer assistant on several archeological digs in Egypt and traveled extensively through Europe. This collection consists of a wide variety of artifacts collected by Dennis and dating from the ancient world to approximately 1914.

Dates: approximately 950 BCE - 1914

John Work Garrett I scrapbooks of newspaper clippings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-GAR-052
Scope and Contents

Two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings which belonged to John Work Garrett I. The clippings are primarily from the 1870s about Western Union, the Valley Railroad Company, and the competition between the Balimore and Ohio Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Dates: 1870s

John Work Garrett Library records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-GAR-028

The John Work Garrett Library was assembled by two generations of the philanthropic Garrett family. This collection consists of records spanning the 1800s-1940s pertaining to the collection of works in the John Work Garrett library, including correspondence with book and manuscript dealers, book presses, museums, and individuals.

Dates: 1800s-1940s

John Work Garrett Papers

Identifier: MS-GAR-019

Collection consists largely of correspondence and professional papers of American banker and diplomat, John Work Garrett. Included are items from Garrett's foreign service in Venezuela, Argentina, the Netherlands, and Italy. Other materials relate to political events, locally and internationally (1920-1940). Also in the collection is extensive personal correspondence of Garrett and his wife, Alice, which describes personal friendships, travels, entertainments, and cultural interests.

Dates: 1895-1946

Laurence Hall Fowler autograph collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-GAR-026

Laurence Hall Fowler (1876-1971) was a prominent Baltimore architect. This collection consists of approximately 50 letters written between 1613 and 1925 by famous architects, primarily English.

Dates: 1613-1925

Le Jeu des Monumens de Paris, game

Identifier: Gar-042

Map Collection of the John Work Garrett Library

 Collection — map-case: MSGAR0050
Identifier: MS-GAR-0050

Maryland State House architectural plans

Identifier: MS-GAR-022

The Maryland State House is located in Annapolis, Maryland and is the oldest U.S. state capitol in continuous legislative use, dating to 1772. The collection consists of an undated elevation and ground plans of the State House, two contracts for plastering and carpentry dating from 1792, and an eight-page "House Account Book" from 1818.

Dates: 1792, 1818

Narcissus Luttrell Ephemera

Identifier: MS-GAR-037
Abstract Copied from dealer description: "Narcissus Luttrell, 17 September 1724, MS Memorandum on Purchasing News & Print in His Absence; Memorands Left with servants Nan Bird & Mary Stevenson at Chelsea on [this instant?] 17 September 1724." Narcissus Luttrell (1657–1732) was an English historian, diarist, and bibliographer, and briefly Member of Parliament for two different Cornish boroughs. He published a chronicle of the Parliaments of England and Great Britain from 1678 to 1714,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1722-1724

Parks Collection of A. W. N. Pugin Manuscript Collection

Identifier: MS-GAR-0045
Dates: Majority of material found within 1821-2018

Political memorabilia collection

Identifier: MS-GAR-031

This collection consists of American political memorabilia dating from approximately the 1840s through the 1980s. Materials include bumper stickers, pins, banners, placemats, signs, hats, and various other items.

Dates: approximately 1840s-1980s

Sarah Elizabeth Freeman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-GAR-030

Sarah Elizabeth Freeman received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke in 1928, and her Ph.D. in Archaeology from Johns Hopkins in 1934. From 1935 until 1944, she worked as a research assistant in the Johns Hopkins Archaeology Department; in 1944 she was named Curator of Fine Arts for the university. The collection documents Freeman’s work on the Johns Hopkins University coin and medal collection with material dating from 1944 through 1969.

Dates: 1944-1969

Signers collection

Identifier: MS-GAR-020
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of holographic letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence. Many of the letters describe the proceedings in Congress and some contain information relaitng to the progress of the Revolutionary War. One signer, Lewis Morris (1726-1798), is not included in the collection.

Dates: 1764-1828

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Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930 1
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Ellery, William, 1727-1820 1
Evergreen House (Johns Hopkins University) 1
Falkener, Edward, 1814-1896 1
Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867 1
Faulkner, Waldron 1
Ferguson, James, 1808-1886 1
Floyd, William, 1734-1821 1
Fowler, Laurence Hall, 1876-1971 1
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 1
Garrett, Alice Warder 1
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1872-1942 1
Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814 1
Gibbons, Grinling, 1648-1721 1
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Gravatt, William, 1806-1866 1
Gwilt, Joseph, 1784-1863 1
Gwinnett, Button, approximately 1735-1777 1
Hall, Lyman, 1724-1790 1
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 1
Hardwick, Philip, 1792-1870 1
Harris, Chauncy D. (Chauncy Dennison), 1914-2003 1
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Hart, John, 1711?-1779 1
Hastings, Thomas, 1860-1929 1
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 1
Hewes, Joseph, 1730-1779 1
Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809 1
Hooper, William, 1742-1790 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hopkins, Stephen, 1707-1785 1
Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791 1
House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938 1
Hufnagel, Johann Siegfried, 1724–1795 1
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 1
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Jones, Inigo, 1573-1652 1
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874 1
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 1
Key, V. O. (Valdimer Orlando), 1908-1963 1
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Lee, Francis Lightfoot, 1734-1797 1
Lewis, Francis, 1713-1803 1
Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974 1
Livingston, Philip, 1716-1778 1
Luttrell, Narcissus, 1657-1732 1
Lynch, Thomas, 1749-1779 1
Marburg, Theodore, 1862-1946 1
Marconi, Guglielmo, Marchese, 1874-1937 1
Martin, Glenn L. 1
McHenry, James, 1753-1816 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Middleton, Arthur, 1742-1787 1
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806 1
Morton, John, approximately 1724-1777 1
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