Lydia Howard De Roth Photograph Collection, PP180

Finding Aid to the Lydia Howard De Roth Photograph Collection, PP180

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

Collection summary

Title

Lydia Howard De Roth Photograph Collection

Creator

Lydia Howard De Roth (1904-1970)

Call number

PP180

Inclusive dates

1885 – 1937; not dated

Bulk dates

Not dated

Extent

2 boxes

Abstract

This collections consists of photographs, ephemera and prints related to Lydia Howard De Roth, a Baltimore writer and painter and the De Roth, De Ford, Morris, and Howard families.

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

For information about how to purchase digital reproductions and for permission information, please visit the Rights and Reproductions page

Provenance

Gift of Mr. Herbert C. De Roth, Estate of Lydia Howard De Roth, 1972.

Accession number

64118

Processing note

Processing begun ca 2000.Processing completed by Damon Talbot, September 2014.

Related Collections

 MS 2212, Herbert C. De Roth Collection; MS 1906, Lydia Howard De Roth Collection

Biographical Note

Lydia Howard De Ford De Roth (1904-1970), was a writer and poet, who was the wife of the donor Herbert C. De Roth. She was raised in Baltimore and also lived in Boston and England. During WW II, she served as an air raid warden during the London Blitz, and also as a civilian defense worker.

Scope and Content 

The Lydia Howard De Roth Photograph Collection consists of 2 boxes of 228 items including photographs, printed ephemera, and prints relating to the De Roth, De Ford, Morris, and Howard families. It also includes a collection of photographs of paintings of Howard ancestors, including John Eager Howard. There are also images of Severn Teackle Wallis, Hubert Latham, and Joan of Arc.

Two diplomas of Lydia De Ford De Roth, 1915 and 1921, have been removed from the collection and transferred to the Printed Ephemera collection.

Note: This collection is related to un-cataloged De Ford material in BCLM collection.

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Container List

Box 1

PP180.1

Mary Ann Howard (Mother of Prof. Wm. Howard—African-American woman)

 

PP180.2

Wm. H. Murray—Dec. 1898

 

PP180.3

Great Grandfather—John B. Morris

 

PP180.4

Mary Winter Davis

 

PP180.5 - .8

Mary Davis

 

PP180.9 - .26

Lydia De Roth --older woman — as AWR civil defense worker in WWII, 3 caricature postcards

 

PP180.27 - .30

Nancy Howard

 

PP180.31 - .33

Lydia H. Howard (Mrs. Frank Key Howard)

 

PP180.34 - .35

Lydia De Ford in Europe

 

PP180.36

Lydia Hollingsworth Howard

 

PP180.37 - .38

Lydia De Ford De Roth

 

PP180.39 - .40

Herbert Charles De Roth

 

PP180.41

Mrs. William J. De Ford

 

PP180.42

Aunt Lydia Hollingsworth

 

PP180.43

Great Grandfather—John B. Morris

 

PP180.44 - .45

Gen. John Eager Howard

 

PP180.46

Olga Kelly

 

PP180.47

Lydia Howard De Ford

 

PP180.48

Charles Norris Howard

 

PP180.49

Lydia Eliza Hollingsworth Howard

 

PP180.50

Capt. Richard Bennett Lloyd

 

PP180.51

Joanna Leigh

 

PP180.52 - .53

Ann Maria Hollingsworth

 

PP180.54 - .55

Francis Scott Key

 

PP180.56 - .57

Mrs. John Eager Howard & Son

 

PP180.58

Photo of Cowpens medal

 

PP180.59

Chief Justice Benjamin Chew (silhouette)

 

PP180.60

Joan of Arc (print)

 

PP180.61

Charles Morris Howard (print)

 

PP180.62

Latham in his aeroplane flying over Baltimore

 

PP180.63 - .64

“Ingleside” Residence of Eugene Riggin, East Federal St. Snow Hill, MD

 

PP180.65 - .66

Corner of Charles and Mulberry

 

PP180.67

Hollingsworth House—Winchester, VA.

 

PP180.68

J. Forbes-Robertson (autographed)

 

PP180.69 - .74

Herbert Charles De Roth

 

PP180.75

Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Charles De Roth

 

PP180.76 - .84

Lydia Howard (to become Mrs. De Roth) as a child; includes donkey cart, in bathing suit at seashore

 

PP180.85 - .98

Lydia Howard as a young woman up to 1930s—includes on horseback & with pug dog

 

PP180.99 - .105

Lydia & Nancy Howard--together, w/ Mrs. WM De Ford (2),w/ Grannie

 

PP180.106 - .107

Nancy H.H. Venable —includes portrait in Civil defense uniform

 

PP108.108 - .128

Lydia Howard De Ford (Mrs. Wm. De Ford); Includes portraits with dog

 

PP180.129 - .138

Lydia & Nancy De Ford

 

PP180.139 - .147

Wm De Ford —some in costume for “Kermess”, May, 1885

 

PP180.148 - .149

Severn Teackle Wallis

 

PP180.150 - .151

Wm. De Ford (Sr.?)

 

PP180.152

Cecile De Bearn

 

PP180.153 - .154

Charles Morris Howard

 

Box 2

PP180.155 - .161

Frank Key Howard Jr. & Sr.; portrait with penny-farthing bicycle, w/ Lydia De Ford

 

PP180.162 - .164

Civil Defense Group

 

PP180.165

Sculpture studio group (MD Institute?) with Lydia Howard, ca. 1920

 

PP180.166 - .169

Artwork of Lydia De Ford

 

PP180.170 - .171

Hollingsworth Hall, England

 

PP180.172 - .174

Old De Ford House, Newburyport, MA

 

PP180.175 - .176

Arundel Castle (photos of drawings)

 

PP180.177 - .178

“Elberon”, Narragassett Pier

 

PP180.179

29 Mt. Vernon Place

 

PP180.180 - .183

401 N. Charles Street; interior views

 

PP180.184 - .185

House on W. Lanvale St.

 

PP180.186

Nancy Howard “suncatcher” (Glass – FRAGILE)

 

PP180.187 - .196

Unidentified people

 

PP180.197

“Sic te amo”, Emily E. Collier (print)

 

PP180.198

401 North Charles Street, Baltimore (on left), seen from the grounds of the cathedral.

 

PP180.199

Garden of De Ford House on Cathedral Street, Baltimore, ca. 1885/

 

PP180.200 - .202

Nancy Howard De Ford

 

PP180.203 - .204 

Mrs. William De Ford

 

PP180.205 - .208

Lydia Howard De Ford

 

PP180.209

Lydia DeRoth, ca. 1935

 

PP180.210

Joanna Leigh, wife of Richard Bennett Lloyd

 

PP180.211

Aunt Lydia Hollingsworth

 

PP180.212

Miss Olga Kelly?

 

PP180.213 - .215

John Eager Howard (3 of same image)

 

PP180.216 - .217

John B. Morris

 

PP180.218

Charles Howard, son of John Eager Howard

 

PP180.219 - .228

Unidentified portraits 

Games