McKim Daingerfield Manuscript Collection, MS 3213

Finding Aid to the McKim Daingerfield Manuscript Collection, MS 3213

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

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Collection summary

Title

McKim Daingerfield Manuscript Collection

Call number

MS 3213

Inclusive dates

1823 - 1977

Extent

3 boxes

Abstract

The McKim Daingerfield Manuscript Collection contains journals, receipt books, albums, and other items related to the McKim family of Maryland.

Administrative summary

Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library

Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

www.mdhs.org

specialcollections@mdhs.org

Access restrictions

Open to the public without restrictions.

Use restrictions

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Provenance

Purchase, Antique Row Stalls, LLC, Estate of McKim Daingerfield, June 2012

Accession number

Acc# 2012-122-LIB

Processing note

Processed by Judy Hallfrisch and Damon Talbot, March 2018

Scope and Content

The McKim Daingerfield Manuscript Collection consists of 31 items in three boxes. These include various family journals from the nineteenth century from Robert V. McKim, Mary A. McKim, and Eliza M. Schroeder. Descriptions of European trips, Surgeon General’s materials and Civil War documents, household and personal expenses are included in these personal journals. Various family letters and lists of documents of the seventeenth and eighteenth century proceedings of the Maryland House of Delegates are also included.

Container List 

Description

Date

Box

Folder

Notes

Album, Eliza M. Schroeder

1823-24

Box 1

Folder 1

Hand-written hymns, poems, letters initialed by EMS and others

Eliza M. Schroeder to Frederick Schley, 10 letters

1833-34

Box 1

Folder 2

Her cousin in Frederick. Paper band, green plaid ribbon

Reverdy Johnson to [?]

1852

Box 1

Folder 3

Fragile.  Difficult to read

Memory:  A Souvenir

1854

Box 1

Folder 4

Presented to Mary S. Albert by her brother William, embroidered bookmark (Henry) within

E. Schroeder's Receipt Book

1867

Box 1

Folder 5

Household expenses, grocery lists, clothing costs

Journal in Europe, Mary S. McKim (Mrs. Robert McKim)

1870 - 1871

Box 1

Folder 6

Begins arrived in Liverpool on board the steamer Cuba.  Expenses, debts, purchases

Baltimore Past and Present.  1729-1871

1871

Box 2

Folder 7

Stamped on cover: Mary S. McKim; from Bertha William, Folkestone

Journal: Paris [possibly Robert McKim's wife]

1872

Box 2

Folder 8

Expenses, inventory of household items.

Journal

1872-73

Box 2

Folder 9

Lots of expense and debt information

Journal, Mary A. McKim, Volume 1

1882

Box 2

Folder 10

Begins sailing on the Britannia to Liverpool..  Grand European Tour.  Index of travels in back

McKim Dangerfield from Mrs. W.G. McCormick

1977

Box 2

Folder 11

In envelope.  Regarding payment for upkeep of grave site

Ancestral Tablets

1885

Box 3

n/a

Filled in by hand by Mr. Daingerfield

Invoices:  Civil War papers, Robert V. McKim

1861-1910

Box 3

n/a

NY Surgeon General's Office papers, Civil War letters, family history, photos of graves, will