Banks Family Manuscript Collection, 1768-2004, MS 3109

Finding Aid to the Banks Family Manuscript Collection, 1768-2004, MS 3109  

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

 

Collection summary

Title

Banks Family Manuscript Collection

Creator

Banks Family

Call number

MS 3109

Inclusive dates

1768-2004

Bulk dates

1830-2004

Extent

2 boxes, 2 oversized folders

Abstract

Contains notes on the Banks family genealogy and associated families. This includes letters between family members, print outs and photocopies from various genealogical resources, and marriage announcements and obituaries from newspapers in Maryland and Virginia. Extensive research was conducted on Colonel Julius Heileman and Alexander Wilson. A limited amount of original documents also comprise the collection, including the deeds to family home in Reisterstown, “Chatsworth,” wedding invitations, and letters.

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 Richard J. Thomas, January 2009

Accession number

2009-022-LIB

Processing note

Processed by Lara Westwood, November 2015

Scope and Content

The collection primarily contains notes on the Banks family genealogy and associated families. This includes letters between family members, print outs and photocopies from various genealogical resources, and marriage announcements and obituaries from newspapers in Maryland and Virginia. Extensive research was conducted on Colonel Julius Heileman and Alexander Wilson. A limited amount of original documents also comprise the collection, including the deeds to family home in Reisterstown, “Chatsworth,” wedding invitations, and letters.

The collection is arranged by individual and by family group. The documents pertaining to individual family members were originally housed in envelopes in rough chronological order which has been retained.

Photographs from this collection have been removed to the Banks Family Photograph Collection, PP268, which includes in-depth biographical information about the Banks family.

Container List

Contents

Dates

Box

Folder

Banks Family Genealogical Notes

No date

1

1

Daniel Bower

1933, July 5

1

2

Godwin Family Genealogical Notes

No date

1

3

Rebecca Elizabeth Godwin Banks

1906, February 4

1

4

Emma Godwin Banks

No date; 1955

1

5

Andrew Banks

No date

1

6

Anne Mason Wilson Banks

No date

1

7

Anne Mason Wilson Banks

Ca. 1880-1939

1

8

Wilson Family Genealogical Notes

No date

1

9

“Descendants of Alexander Wilson”

No date

1

10

“Descendants of Alexander Wilson”

No date

1

11

John Bullock Wilson

No date

1

12

Heileman Family Genealogical Notes

No date; 1863-2004

1

13

Celestine Huger Heileman Wilson

No date

1

14

Julius Frederick Heileman

No date; 1830-1998

1

15

Robinson Family Genealogical Notes

No date; 1986-2003

1

16

Stuart Family Genealogical Notes

No date

1

17

John Alexander Wilson

No date

1

18

Heileman Wilson

No date; 1875

1

19

Robert Willis Wilson

1925

1

20

Andrew Banks, Jr.

No date; 1955

1

21

Lucy Hyde Diggs Banks

1977, May 24

1

22

Lucy Hyde Banks McBee

1950

1

23

Anne Mason Banks Thomas

No date; 1984-1919

1

24

Alma Blechstein (?) bible

Ca. 1888

2

 

Banks Family Tree

No date

 

OS Folder 1

Chatsworth Deeds

1768-1793

 

OS Folder 2

 

 

 

Games