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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
Robert W. Wayland Collection
Wayland, Robert W. (1898-1959)
1 box, 6 folders
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.
H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Historical Society
201 W. Monument St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Open to the public without restrictions.
Permission to quote must be received in writing from the Special Collections Librarian.
Gift of Mrs. Gladys Wayland, March, 1990
Processed by Lara Westwood, December, 2013
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.
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.
Sudbrook Club correspondence and by-laws
No date; 1954-1955
Robert W. Wayland correspondence
No date; 1955-1956
North American Yacht Racing Union annual dinner reservation card
North American Yacht Racing Union certificate
1956, January 19
Poem, “Chaser Men”