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Donald Hatch Andrews was a chemist born in 1898 in Southington, Connecticut. The collection consists of correspondence, genealogical information, photographs, yearbooks and publications dating from 1903-1959 related to Andrews and his family.
The Ellicott-King papers (1804-1837) which form this collection consist of a notebook (1804-1826) of Eliza Ellicott, a notebook (1819-1851) of Tacy E. (Ellicott) King, and an autograph album (1835- 1837) of Thomas King. The Ellicott family of Howard County, Maryland settled in Maryland in 1772 on the Patapsco River about 10 miles west of Baltimore, where Ellicott City now stands.
The Janney-White family papers primarily contain material related to Johns Hopkins's great-nephew Richard Janney White (1867-1929), his parents Jane Janney and Francis White (1825-1904), and their immediate and extended families.
John Weatherburn was born in the village of Kenton, England, April 23, 1750 and immigrated to the United States in 1772. The collection consists of a diary, letterbook, daybook, and two journals of Baltimore merchant, John Weatherburn ranging from 1766-1816.
Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.
The collection (1897-1943) consists of three scrapbooks, the subjects of which are the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln and Edgar Allan Poe. The scrapbooks were compiled by Cassandra Moncure Lyne (born 1875) in collaboration with her mother, also named Cassandra Moncure Lyne (1845-1934).
Sumner Chilton Powell (born 1924) was an author and historian. The collection consists largely of research material related to the history of New England, including maps, photographs, microfilm, statistics, and photostats of records and legal documents, from 1948 to 1973.