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A.L. Penniman was a mechanical engineer who worked for Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE). The papers dates from the 1950s-1960s and include information on sitings for power plants, talks Penniman gave, and his membership in The American Society of Mechanical Engineers and on the Maryland Board of Boiler Rules. This collection has not been processed.
The Baltimore Petroleum Company was formed May 5, 1864 in Philadelphia.
This collection of memorabilia relating to Charles S. Garland primarily contains photographs, certificates, clippings, and an audio recording. Materials date from the 1940s to 1960s.
An illuminated and engraved marriage charter on parchment, created in Lyon, France in June 1623. Marriage charters contained a briefly worded declaration of marriage and were blessed by a priest and given by a groom to the bride as a part of their wedding ceremony.
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.
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.
This item is a hand-drawn and illuminated Jewish mourning certificate, created by P.L. Weinstein in the 1880s or 1890s. The certificate appears to have been made on behalf of a son in honor of his late father, David Zelig. The creator, P.L. Weinstein of Baltimore, was possibly a professional calligrapher and illuminator.
Marriage application of a man named Johns Hopkins (not the University's founder), dated 1797. The identity of this Johns Hopkins has not been verified. It is not the founder of Johns Hopkins University. Please see acquisitions correspondence for more information.