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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview 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.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118743]
Overview 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.
Overview The most sought-after soprano of the 1920s and 1930s, Rosa Ponselle (née Rosa Ponzillo, 1897–1981) began her musical career in a vaudeville act with her sister Carmela Ponselle. Upon hearing Rosa Ponselle for the first time, Enrico Caruso took her under his wing and they appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage together in La Forza del Destino and La Juive. She would go on to sing the title role in the Metropolitan's revival of...