Robert W. Wayland Collection, 1954-1956, MS 3145

Finding Aid to the Robert W. Wayland Collection, 1954-1956, MS 3145

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

 

Collection summary                                                                     

Title

Robert W. Wayland Collection

Creator

Wayland, Robert W. (1898-1959)

Call number

MS 3145

Inclusive dates

1954-1956

Bulk dates

1954-1956

Extent

1 box, 6 folders

Abstract

Contains correspondence and ephemera related to Robert W. Wayland’s participation in various yachting clubs in Maryland and his service to the North American Yacht Racing Union as an Executive Committee member.

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

Permission to quote must be received in writing from the Special Collections Librarian.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Gladys Wayland, March, 1990

Accession number

002939

Processing note

Processed by Lara Westwood, December, 2013

 

Biographical Note

Robert Wier Wayland was born in 1898 to Edith Wier and Martin Houseworth Wayland in Baltimore, Maryland. He lived in Baltimore for several years until moving into Sudbrook Park in Pikesville, Maryland with his wife, Gladys. He was actively involved in many yachting clubs that sailed on the Chesapeake Bay and was an Executive Committee member for the North American Yacht Racing Union, now known as the United States Sailing Association. He died in 1959.

Related collections:

Johnson-Wier-Wayland Family Collection, ca. 1860-1960, PP138

Scope and Content

The collection primarily contains correspondence and ephemera related to Robert W. Wayland’s participation in various yachting clubs in Maryland and his service to the North American Yacht Racing Union as an Executive Committee member. The by-laws for the Sudbrook Club, the homeowners association for Sudbrook Park in Pikesville, Maryland are also included.

The materials are arranged chronologically.

Container List

Contents

Dates

Box

Folder

Sudbrook Club correspondence and by-laws

No date; 1954-1955

1

1

Robert W. Wayland correspondence

No date; 1955-1956

1

2

North American Yacht Racing Union annual dinner reservation card

No date

1

3

North American Yacht Racing Union certificate

1956, January 19

1

4

Poem, “Chaser Men”

No date

1

5