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02/18/17 - Milburn Family Photograph Collection now available

02/18/17 - Ephemera: Financial Documents now available

02/04/17 - Joseph Kohl Photograph Collection is now processed and available

01/25/17 - Douglas Hamilton Thomas Manuscript Collection now open to researchers. 

01/12/17 - Ephemera: Valentines now available

01/19/17 - Ephemera: Trade and Business Cards now available

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02/18/17 - Milburn Family Photograph Collection now available

The Milburn Family Photograph Collection, PP193 consists of 544 photographs realted to the Milburn family of Maryland

02/18/17 - Ephemera: Financial Documents now available

Ephemera: Financial Documents consists of checks, receipts, drafts and other financial forms from various Maryland businesses

02/04/17 - Joseph Kohl Photograph Collection is now processed and available

The Jospeh Kohl Photograph Collection, PP284 consists of 88 boxes housing over 55,000 images produced by photojournalist Joseph Kohl who covered Baltimore’s cultural “underground” of the 1980s and 1990s, the city’s bohemian scene, nightlife of that era, politics, sports, and more.

01/25/17 - Douglas Hamilton Thomas Manuscript Collection now open to researchers. 

The Douglas Hamilton Thomas Manuscript Collection, 1798-1919, MS 3090, contains newspaper clippings related to the life and career of Douglas H. Thomas, Sr. The clippings document Thomas’ involvement in Baltimore politics, his banking career, and his interest in American history and genealogy, as well as obituaries for his family, friends, and colleagues. Documents related to the sale of enslaved woman Martha Ann “Patty” Atatvis and the Whitridge family, such copies of John Whitridge’s will, are also included in the collection.

01/19/17 - Ephemera: Trade and Business Cards now available

The Ephemera collection of Trade and Business Cards consists of two boxes of cards from Maryland businesses and manufacturers.

01/12/17 - Ephemera: Valentines now available

The Ephemera Collection of Valentines is now available, containing valentine cards dating from 1845 to the present.

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