Robert Gilmor Collection, MS 3198

Finding Aid to the Robert Gilmor Collection, MS 3198

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

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Collection summary

Title

Robert Gilmor Collection

Call number

MS 3198

Inclusive dates

1661-1990; not dated

Extent

3 boxes; 3 oversize folders

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscript materials, newspaper clippings, ephemera and photographs related to Robert Gilmor I – VI and the Gilmor family of Baltimore.

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 Elizabeth Gilmor Wills and William Gavin Gilmor, December 2016

Accession number

Acc# 2016-046-LIB

Processing note

Processed by Judith Hallfrisch and Damon Talbot, May 2017

Biographical Note

Robert Gilmor I (1748 – 1822)

Merchant; founder of house of R. Gilmor &Son, East India importers; President Chamber of Commerce; President St. Andrews Society

m. Louisa Airey, 1771

Children:

Robert (1772 - 1772)

Robert II (1774 – 1848)

William (1775 – 1829); father of Robert Gilmor III

Elizabeth (1779 - )

Jane (1780 - )

Thomas (1782 – 1782)

Louisa and Peggy (1783 - )

Robert Gilmor II (1774 – 1848)

Merchant; ship owner; East-Indian importer; Collector of art, rare books, autographs, coins, antiquities, stamps, minerals and rocks. 

m. Sarah Reeve Ladson, 1807

Robert Gilmor III (1808 – 1875)

Baltimore County farmer; member of Harvard College Class of 1828; Build his home “Glen Ellen” on 1,000 acre property north of Towson; Son of William Gilmor (1775 – 1829)

m. Ellen Ward, 1832

Children:

William (1832 – 1904)                                                      

Robert IV (1833 – 1906)

Ellen (1835 – 1909)

Charles (1836 – 1899)

Henry (1838 – 1883)

Richard Tilghman (1840 – 1908)

Howard (1840 – ca 1863)

[Campbell] Graham (1841 – 1920)

Arthur (1844 – ca 1864)

Meredith (1845 – 1900)

Mary (1847 – 1908)

Robert Gilmor IV (1833 – 1906)

Judge, Baltimore City Supreme Bench, 1867-1882; City Counselor of Baltimore 1886-1887

m. Casilda Manella Hidges,(1849 – 1871), 1868

Children:

Anna (1868 – 1957)

Bertha (1870 – 1955)

m. Josephine Albert (1849 – 1928), 1878

Children:

Josephine (? – 1963)          

Frances (1883 – 1982)

Ellen (1884 – 1975)

Robert V (1871 – 1934)

Albert (1880 – 1971)

Jean ( 1885 - ?)

Robert Gilmor V (1871 – 1934)

Broker, New York Stock Exchange

m. Olina Maxwell Gilmor

Children:

Robert Gilmor VI (1909 - 2003)

Mrs. John Hubert 

Robert Gilmore VI (1909 - 2003)

m. Elizabeth Robert Gilmor

m. Elizabeth Kavanaugh Gilmor

Children:

Robert Gilmor VII (1935 - 1989)

Elizabeth Gilmor Wills

William Gavin Gilmor

 

Scope and Content

The Robert Gilmor manuscript collection consists of three boxes and three oversize folders of correspondence, journals, ephemera, etchings, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to Robert Gilmor I to Robert Gilmor VI.

The collection is broken down into 6 series. Items are arranged chronologically within each series.

Series 1: Robert Gilmor I and Robert Gilmor II

This series consists of correspondence to Robert Gilmor I and II, and other addresses. Correspondents include Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, Jerome Bonaparte, Charles II King of Great Britain, Charles Calvert, George I King of Great Britain, Francois I, Emperor of Germany, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Pinckney Jr., Lord Byron, Marquis de Lafayette, Duke of Wellington, Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Winfield Scott, and others. There are also two volumes of travel journals kept by Robert Gilmor II during a trip to England in 1799-1800, and etchings of both Robert Gilmor I and II.

Series 2: Robert Gilmor III

This series consists of Robert Gilmor III’s last will and testament, correspondence and a brief biographical sketch of Robert Gilmor III.

Series 3: Robert Gilmor IV

This series consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, an etching, and other materials related to Robert Gilmor IV.

Series 4: Robert Gilmor V

            This series consists of correspondence and an obituary for Robert Gilmor V.

Series 5: Robert Gilmor VI

This series consists of correspondence and other materials related to Robert Gilmor VI and art work of the Gilmor family. There are also some photographs of paintings owned by Robert Gilmor II.

Series 6: Miscellaneous

This series consists of a genealogy of Thomas Airey’s family, newspaper clippings about the the Gilmors and the Glen Ellen, the Gilmor family home in Baltimore County, and other manuscript items. There are also two unidentified photographs, possibly Gilmor family members.

Container List

Series 1: Robert Gilmor I and Robert Gilmor II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Description/From

To

# of items

Box

Folder

 

 

 

 

 

 

undated

Thomas W. Benton

Honourable Wm. Taney, Sec. of the Treasury

1

Box 1

Folder 1

undated

M & Mme Jerome Bonaparte [Elizabeth Patterson Bonarpate and Jerome Bonaparte]

dinner invitation Mr. Robert Gilmor

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 2

undated

Chief Cadiz of Constantinople

document with translation; Representation to Grand Union; Annotation to Sultan; Decree

2

Box 1

Folder 3

undated

Archbishop J. Carroll, 1st President of the Library Company of Baltimore [John Carroll]

Robert Gilmor Jr.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 4

undated

General Count De Willot (in French)

General C.C. Harper, Paris

1

Box 1

Folder 5

April 16 ?

General C.C. Harper

Robert Gilmor

1

Box 1

Folder 6

undated

Engraving of Junot

 

1

Box 1

Folder 7

undated

Invitation from Countess of Pembroke

Mrs. Robert Gilmor, St. James Hotel

2

Box 1

Folder 8

undated

Le Cardinal de Richelieu

Engravings

2

Box 1

Folder 9

undated

Schelling

Baron von Raumer

1 envelope

Box 1

Folder 10

undated

I.K. Tefft (John Oglethorpe signature attached)

Dr. Coming

1

Box 1

Folder 11

undated

J. Thomson

Monsieur Gilmor, Hotel l'Europe

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 12

undated

D. Warren, Secretary of the Embassy at The Hague

Monsieur le Comte Roger de Caux

1 envelope

Box 1

Folder 13

undated

Marchioness of Wellesly (mourning stationery)

Robert Gilmor, Esq.

1 envelope, 2 notes

Box 1

Folder 14

May 17, 1661

Charles II King of Great Britain

Seigneurs of the States of the Province of Zeeland

letter, seal, engraving

Box 1

Folder 15

July 31, 1712

The Spectator

 

1 Numb CCCCXLV

Box 1

Folder 16

August 30, 1712

The Spectator

 

1 Numb CCCCLXXI

Box 1

Folder 17

November 1, 1712

The Spectator

 

1 Numb DXXV

Box 1

Folder 18

May 25,1726

Honorable Charles Calvert

Gentlemen of the Vestry of Great Choptank Parish

1

Box 1

Folder 19

September 2, 1726

George I King of Great Britain

[torn bit of letter in German]

1

Box 1

Folder 20

December 9, 1729

Francois I, Emperor of Germany

Signed proclamation, engravings

2

Box 1

Folder 21

December 26, 1735

George I, King of Great Britain

Signed proclamation (in German)

1

Box 1

Folder 22

November 20, 1769

Rev. Dr. John Witherspoon, Baltimore, Md.

Robert Gilmor, Dorchester County, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 23

November 30, 1769

Robert Gilmor, Dorchester County

M. Samuell Purviance, Baltimore

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 24

April 6, 1778

Wm. Skinner Ennalls, Esq., husband of Leah Airy

Certificate of Adherence to the Revolutionary Group

1

Box 1

Folder 25

April, 1779

Thomas Bourk, Cambridge

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 26

January 15, 1780

Horace Walpole

My Lord

1

Box 1

Folder 27

November 7, 1785

John Witherspoon, Tusculum

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

1

Box 1

Folder 28

June 15, 1786

George Gibson, Rotterdam

Robert Gilmor, London

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 29

May 1, 1791

Thomas Jefferson, Philadelphia

Messrs Robert Gilmor & Son, Baltimore

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 30

December 19, 1792

Robert Morris, Philadelphia

Robert Gilmor, Esq.

1

Box 1

Folder 31

March 29, 1795

Thomas S. Lee, Governor of Maryland, Georgetown

Arch Deacon Moncrieff, Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 32

May 26, 1796

Mordecai Seurs

Mr. William Gilmor

1

Oversize MS Flat File

OS Folder 1

November 16, 1796

Colt, Baker, Day & Co.

Mr. William Gilmor of the Ship India, Calcutta

1

Box 1

Folder 33

December 24, 1796

General Noailles, Philadelphia

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 34

May 7, 1797

General Harry lee, Stratford

Robert Gilmor

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 35

June 19, 1797

Duke D'Orleans, Pittsburgh

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 36

1798

Au General EnChef Bonaparte (commission order)

Au Quartier-General du Caire de la Republic francaise

1

Oversize MS Flat File

OS Folder 2

July 13, 1799

George III, King of England + engraving

Mr. Hammond, Under Secretary of State of the USA

2

Box 1

Folder 37

July 30, 1800

Count de Lowenstein? The Hague

Mr. R. Gilmor, Amsterdam

1

Box 1

Folder 38

November 16, 1801

Viscomt de Noailles

Robert Gilmor Junior, Baltimore, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 39

December 15, 1801

Joseph Dennie, Philadelphia

Robert Gilmor, Esq., Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 40

May 28, 1804

Bishop Thos. Geo. Claggett, Protestant Episcopal Church of Maryland

Confirmation Certificate of Louise Gilmor

1

Box 1

Folder 41

August 6, 1804

O.W. Wolcott, New York (introduction to Robert Gilmor, Esq.

Honorable Thomas Dwight, Springfield, Mass.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 42

August 6, 1804

O.W. Wolcott, New York (introduction to Robert Gilmor, Esq.

Honorable Jonathan Mason, Boston, Mass.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 43

January 25, 1805

M. & Mme. Jerome Bonaparte,  Baltimore (invitation) [Elizabeth Patterson Bonarpate and Jerome Bonaparte]

Robert Gilmor

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 44

January 30, 1806

S. Smith & Wm. MacCreery, Washington

Robert Gilmor & J.A. Buchanan Esqrs., Baltimore

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 45

September 30, 1807

Eliza Bonaparte, Springfield (Steward? Portrait) [Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte]

Robert Gilmor Junior, Baltimore

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 46

August 30, 1809

Isaac Smith, Northampton

Wm. Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

1

Box 1

Folder 47

1810

Hamilton, pencil sketch from bust by Tho. Middleton

In possession of Robert Gilmor, Jr.

1

Box 1

Folder 48

January 28, 1812

Thomas Pinckney Jr. Georgetown

R. Gilmor, Esq., Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 49

June 13, 1812

John Eyre, Northampton

Wm. Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

1

Box 1

Folder 50

March 16, 1813

Raffael Morghen, engraving, & Certificate en francais

Robert Gilmor

2

Box 1

Folder 51

October 16, 1813

Birth certificate:  Robert Gilmour, lawful son of Gavin Gilmour, Jean Spier

Born November 10, 1748 in Paisley, certificate extracted from Register of Births

1

Box 1

Folder 52

February 10, 1815

Dr. John W. Webster, Boston, Mass.

Robert Gilmor Jr., Baltimore, Md.

1

Box 1

Folder 53

June 25, 1815

Byron, London (en francais) [Lord Byron, George Gordon Byron]

M. Fauvel, French Consul at Athens

1

Box 1

Folder 54

September 28, 1816

General Emanuel de Grouchy, New York (en francais)

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 55

March 31, 1817

Richlieu, Minister of Foreign Affairs

French Consulate in the USA, King's Ordinance #5

1

Box 1

Folder 56

October 31, 1817

John Eyre, Eyre Hall

Wm. Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 57

1818

Marquis de Lafayette, Paris

Madame Robert Gilmor, Hotel Wagram, Rue de la Paix

1

Box 1

Folder 58

January 10, 1818

Henry Ellis, British Museum, thanks for minerals

R. Gilmor, Esq., Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 59

February 21, 1818

Duke of Wellington, Paris, France

Mr. Robert Gilmor, Hotel Wagram

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 60

March 6, 1818

Lucas, Paris

Mr. Gilmor, mineralogist

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 61

March 7, 1818

T. de Menou ?, Paris (en francais)

M. Gilmor

1

Box 1

Folder 62

May ?, 1818

Count Michel Woronzow,

Mr. Gilmor, London

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 63

April 27, 1819

Lord Byron, Venice, denial of authorship "The Vampire"  [Lord Byron, George Gordon Byron]

Editor,  Galignani, 18 rue Vivienne, Paris

1

Box 1

Folder 64

June 16, 1821

George IV, Coronation command, engravings:George IV, Prince of Wales

John-James, Earl Waldegrave

3

Box 1

Folder 65

1821, 1841, 1875

Wedding anniversary drawings, news clipping, pen drawing, envelopes

Robert Gilmor, mourning badge worn as W.H. Harrison pall bearer

6

Box 1

Folder 66

November 23, 1821

Elisha De Butts & Wm. Howard, University of Maryland

Robert Gilmor, Jr.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 67

December 7, 1821

Juan D'Evereux, Republica de Colombia

Robert Gilmor, Esq.

1

Box 1

Folder 68

July 12, 1822

Alexander Baring, London

Robert Gilmor, Esq.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 69

July 12, 1822

W. Holland, London, England

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

1

Box 1

Folder 70

October 8, 1824

General LaFayette, Baltimore, dinner invitation

Judge Ward, Baltimore (note from Robert Gilmor

2

Box 1

Folder 71

1825, 1843, 1855

Edward Everett, Boston, London, 4 letters, 1 envelope

To Mrs. Gilmor, Robert Gilmor, Esq.

originals + photocopies

Box 1

Folder 72

April 24, 1825

Silvestre Rebello, Baltimore, Brazilian Minister

Robert Gilmor

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 73

August 12, 1826

Count Alexis de Noailles, Grenoble

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 74

January 4, 1827

Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C.

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 75

June 26, 1828

Sir. Chas. R. Vaughan, Washington, D.C.

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

1

Box 1

Folder 76

October 17, 1828

D. Lynch, New York

Mr. Gilmor

1

Box 1

Folder 77

October 25, 1828

Henry Clay, Washington, D.C. introduction to Dr. Rose

Robert Gilmor, Esq.

1

Box 1

Folder 78

1829

Chas. [Charles] Carroll of Carrollton

Robert Gilmor, Esq.

1

Box 1

Folder 79

March 16, 1831

Susan A.L. Sedgewick, Stockbridge

Robert Gilmor, Esq., Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 80

June 19, 1834

Charles, nephew of Robert Gilmor, letter, cut signatures, embossed seal

Robert Gilmor, Esq. Baltimore, Md.

6

Box 1

Folder 81

April 15, 1837

Lord Shaftsbury, thanks for the pamphlet

Mr. Sullivan

1

Box 1

Folder 82

July 5, 1838

Hon. Chas. A. Murray, Queen Victoria signature, Buckingham Palace

Dr. Macaulay

originals + photocopies

Box 1

Folder 83

October 19, 1839

W. Cranch, Washington D.C.

Honorable Chr. Neale, Alexandria, Va.

1

Box 1

Folder 84

November 18, 1840

Chas. A. Murray, Buckingham Palace, Prince Albert autograph

Dr. Macaulay

originals + photocopies

Box 1

Folder 85

Novembe 30, 1840

Ad. De Bacourt (en francais)

dinner invitation ?

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 86

May 5, 1841

Winfield Scott, New York

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 87

May 14, 1841

Joshua Bates, Exchange Hotel (regret, black-edged stationery)

Robert Gilmor, Esq.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 88

16-Mar-42

Charles Dreissens, Washington, D.C. (sight draft)

Messrs. R. Gilmor & Sons

1

Box 1

Folder 89

April 7, 1842

Lord Ashburton, Washington, D.C.

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 90

July 21, 1842

Lord Ashburton, Washington, D.C.

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 91

July 9, 1843

John Sastain, Philadelphia

R. Gilmor, Esq., Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 92

1846

Lord Ashburton, London

Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md.

original + photocopy

Box 1

Folder 93

1847

Burning of Moscow, newspaper clipping

 

1

Box 1

Folder 94

June 24, 1847

Tickets to the House of Lords, Andrew Jackson autograph

 

4

Box 1

Folder 95

July 13, 1847

Ticket to Windsor Castle

Mr. Gucsh?, party of five

1

Box 1

Folder 96

January 19, 1849

Maryland Historical Society Library Committee

Mrs. Robert Gilmor & Wm. Gilmor executors

1

Box 1

Folder 97

December 4, 1880

"Jo" Jefferson, actor order for photographs

Mr. Robellon, Baltimore

1

Box 1

Folder 98

after 1927

Postcard, Robert Gilmor  [I] by Gilbert Steuart, The Baltimore Museum of Art

 

1

Box 1

Folder 99

not dated

Etching, Robert Gilmor I [?]

 

1

Box 1

Folder 99

not dated

Etchings, Robert Gilmor II; Robert Gilmor II, [?] ()young man

 

2

Box 1

Folder 100

undated

Bound notebook

Mrs. Robert Gilmor Jr. Residence Lawrence--List of letters and signatures in collection

1

Box 1

101

undated

list of 37 miscellaneous family documents

Robert Gilmor Jr, 135 East 74th St.

4 copies-@ 4 pages

Box 1

101

1661-1880

3 x 5 index cards listing correspondence found in folders 1 - 98

Sender and receiver and content listed, sometimes date

82

Box 1

101

1799-1800

Journal of a Tour Through Different Parts of England & Wales and a winter's residence in London by Robert Gilmor Jr.[Robert Gilmor II], two bound volumes

Through Different Parts of England & Wales and a winter's residence in London

2 Bound Volumes

Box 2

n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series 2: Robert Gilmor III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Description/From

To

# of items

Box

Folder

September 21, 1838

Directions for Tom Gilmor whilst in Europe

To William [Gilmor], Glen Ellen

2

Box 3

Folder 102

1877

In the Circuit Court of Baltimore City

Robert Gilmor's last will and testament, Exhibit C.

1

Box 3

Folder 102

not dated

Brief handritten biographical sketch of Robert Gilmor III

 

 

Box 3

Folder 102

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series 3: Robert Gilmor IV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Description/From

To

# of items

Box

Folder

undated

Copy of will of R. Gilmor, unsigned

Envelop of Gilbert, Lewis & Gilmor, 36 Wall street,

2

Box 3

Folder 103

undated

Robert Gilmor Law Offices, 500 & 302 Equitable Bldg, Baltimore, Md.

Empty envelope, pencil note:  Letters of Louis Philip & Thomas Jefferson to Gilmor

1

Box 3

Folder 103

undated

Letter of introduction from L.T. Brides?

Friends:  Col. F. L. Campbell, Lt. Bonnilly, Scots Guard, Gen'l Lyon Freemantle, other

1

Box 3

Folder 103

undated

Letter to Lindsay Swift

From Morris Gray

1

Box 3

Folder 103

undated

Note with genealogical data

Robert Gilmor, Scotland 1748

1

Box 3

Folder 103

July 10, 1855

Robt. Winthrop, Boston

To R. Gilmor, Esq.

1

Box 3

Folder 103

May 10, 1878

Exparte Tax Sale Levy No. 109

Robert Gilmor to pay Moses Hecht for lot, signed James R. Brewer, in envelope

2

Box 3

Folder 103

April 10, 1882

Black-edged  funeral invitation? En francaise

Madame la Comtesse de Montcabrier, nee de Ydiaquez y Corral de Ducs de Granada de Ega

letter + envelope

Box 3

Folder 103

December, 1884

Letter of introduction

To County Ferdinand de Lesseps for Robt. Gilmore from G. Halsted Boyland

1+ envelope

Box 3

Folder 103

December 4, 1884

Invitation to membership of the Union Club

From A.F. Reach to Judge Gilmor

1

Box 3

Folder 103

December 5, 1884

Letter of introduction

To Emanuel Lord Wolseley for Judge Gilmor from L.T. Brides ? At the Manhattan Club

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 103

December 5, 1884

Letter of introduction

To General Sir F.C.A. Stephenson for Judge Gilmor from L.T. Brides

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 103

December 6, 1884

Letter of introduction

To Joseph E. Boyland Esq. Vienna for Judge Gilmore from G. halsted Boyland

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 103

December 8, 1884

Letter from O.J. Nonis?

To Judge Gilmor, mentions Col Bridges, Judge Allen, Mr. Fowler

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 103

September 12, 1891

Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Beverly Farms, Mass.

To Judge Gilmor, 500 Park Avenue, Baltimore, Md.

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 104

August 3, 1892

Letter to My dear Sir ?

From Judge Robert Gilmor, Baltimore

1

Box 3

Folder 104

August 20, 1897

Letter to Robert Gilmor, Esq, 500-501 Equitable Building, Baltimore, Md.

From John Sartain, Cor. Broad & Master, Philadelphia regarding etching plates of Gilmors

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 104

August 25, 1897

Letter to Robert Gilmor, Esq, 500-501 Equitable Building, Baltimore, Md.

From John Sartain, Cor. Broad & Master, Philadelphia regarding marble effigy of Morghan

1

Box 3

Folder 104

October 5, 1899

Letter to Robert Gilmor, Esq, Baltimore, Md.

From Appleton & Company Publishers of the World's Great Books, Anragsnsett, Long Island

1

Box 3

Folder 104

31-Jan-06

Memorandum, Estate of William Bingham

Appointment of David Stewart as administrator of the Estate of William Bingham

1

Box 3

Folder 104

22-Jun-06

Letter from Henry Romeike, Inc. Newspaper Cutting Bureau, New York

About collected obituaries of Robert Gilmor

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 104

20-Apr-06

Newspaper clippings:  Obituaries for Judge Gilmor

Baltimore Sun, Baltimore American, Washington Post, Baltimore News, Baltimore Herald

4

Box 3

Folder 104

21-Apr-06

Newspaper clipping:  Honor to ex-Judge Gilmor (courts adjourned), funeral

Baltimore Sun, Baltimore American

2

Box 3

Folder 104

24-Apr-06

Newspaper clippings:  Ex-Judge Gilmore's will, Disposition of Eight Estates

Baltimore Sun

2

Box 3

Folder 104

5-May-06

Newspaper clipping:  Obituary for Judge Gilmor, father of Lieut. Albert Gilmor

Army Navy Journal

1

Box 3

Folder 104

16-May-06

Newspaper clipping:  Concerning the Gilmors

Baltimore Herald

1

Box 3

Folder 104

not dated

Etching, Robert Gilmor IV

 

1

Box 3

Folder 105

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series 4: Robert Gilmor V

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Description/From

To

# of items

Box

Folder

September 24, 1890

Letter from Gen'l Lee, Lexington, Va ?

To Mr. Robt. Gilmor, Jr.

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 106

September 5, 1897

Letter Robert Gilmor, Baltimore, Md

2

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 106

19-Jun-03

Secretary, New York Stock Exchange

To Robert Gilmor, Jr. Esq. Letter confirming election to New York Stock Exchange

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 106

30-Aug-04

Letter from Robert Gilmor, Avalon Inn, Green Spring Valley, Stevenson, Md.

To Robert Gilmor, Jr. Esq., Lawrence, Long Island, N

1 + envelope

Box 3

Folder 106

8-Jan-10

Letter from James T. Woodward, Hanover National Bank

Response to letter from Robert Gilmor complaining about hesitance in cashing check

2 letters, 1 envelope

Box 3

Folder 106

1934

Obituary, Robert Gilmor V (2 copies)

 

2

Box 3

Folder 107

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series 5: Robert Gilmor VI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Description/From

To

# of items

Box

Folder

25-Dec-41

Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan, Baltimore, MD letter copied from 1891 info

family bible information for Mrs. Robert Gilmor, Long Island, NY

letter, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

9-May-50

Robert C. Gooch, Chief, General Reference, library of Congress

copy of letter to Mrs. Buchanan for Mrs. Robert Gilmor

letter, note, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

12-Dec-65

Aunt Ellen, Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan

To Robert Gilmor, Cove Road, Oyster Bay, New York

letter, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

5-Apr-71

Envelope from Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan, Chateau de la Borde,

To Mr. Robert Gilmor, 178 Cove Road, Oyster Bay, pamphlet on Glen Ellen

empty envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

29-May-71

Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan, Chateau de la Borde, Cour Cheverney, France

To Mr. Robert Gilmor, 178 Cove Road, Oyster Bay, pamphlet on Glen Ellen

pamphlet, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

13-Jul-71

56, Warwick Square, London, SWI

To Robert Gilmor Esq. 178 Cove Road, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY

letter, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

9-Oct-71

Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan Sr, Chateau de la Borde, Cour Cheverny, France

Copy of letter from Maryland Historical Society, note to Robert Gilmor

2 letters, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

31-Dec-71

Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan Sr, Chateau de la Borde, Cour Cheverny, France

Letter to Robert Gilmor, 178 Cove Road, Oyster Bay

letter, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

23-Nov-73

Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan, Sr. Chateau de la Borde, Cour Cheverny, France

Letter to Robert Gilmor, 178 Cove Road, Oyster Bay, typed poem, Thomas Buchanan

letter, poem, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

21-Dec-73

Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan Sr., Chateau de la Borde

Letter to Mr. Robert Gilmor

letter, envelope

Box 3

Folder 108

undated

Copy of page from Trans Amer Phil Soc

Rutledge:  Artists in the life of Charleston, p 160 (mentions Robert Gilmor)

1

2

Folder 109

undated

Newspaper clipping

The Gilmors--Men in the Street, by Henry C. Rauch

2 copies

2

Folder 109

5-Apr-19

Letter/envelope

To Robert Gilmor Esq, NYC from Waldo B. Fay, Southborough

2

2

Folder 109

15-Apr-05

Letters between Robert Gilmor & harry Worcester Smith & John L. O'Connor

Regarding portraits of horses

2 letters, 6 pages

2

Folder 109

23-Apr-33

Transcript of Baltimore Museum of Art broadcast

Discussion of Gilbert Stuart's portrait of Robert Gilmor

1

2

Folder 109

1938 & 1939

Letters between Mr & Mrs Robert Gilmor from Frick Art Reference Library

Ethelwyn Manning, librarian regarding authentication of Sir Thomas Lawrence portrait

5

2

Folder 109

15-Jun-41

Copy of Newspaper article 

What Art Owes Gilmor with portrait, mansion (Royal Oak) picture

3 pages

2

Folder 109

1-Jul-41

Letter to Mr. Robert Gilmor from Baltimore Museum of Art

Adelyn D. Breeskin, Curator thank you for loan

1

2

Folder 109

17-Oct-41

Letter to Mrs. Robert Gilmor from Baltimore Museum of Art

 Mr. Robert Gilmor

15 pages

2

Folder 109

30-Jan-42

Letter/envelopeto Mr. Robert Gilmor from M. Knoedler & Co., Inc

W. F. Davidson, information regarding Sully portrait.

2 pages

2

Folder 109

23-Nov-45

Newsclipping/envelope to Mrs. Robert Gilmor from E.H. Carle, Keswick Va.

Picture & article:  Painting given to pay bar bill, once sold for $0.50 worth $15000

2

2

Folder 109

20-Jan-47

Letter to Mr. Gilmor from Peabody Institute of the City of Baltimore

Anna Wells Rutledge looking for references to Gilmor collection

1

2

Folder 109

4-Feb-48

Letter/envelope to Robert Gilmor from W.P. Robert, Washington, D.C.

National Gallery of Art data on Sully & Sir Thomas Lawrence

2

2

 

4-Feb-48

Letter/envelope to Mr. Robert Gilmor from M. Knoedler & Co., New York

2 typed letters; 2 hand-written notes

5

2

Folder 110

March, 1949

Bulletin of the Walters Art Gallery

Robert Gilmor, Junion and Senior

2

2

Folder 110

1947-9; 1955

Letters to Mr. Gilmor from Walters Art Gallery

Exhibition invitation, letters, notes

9 pages

2

Folder 110

7-Mar-62

Letter to Mr. Robert Gilmor from Knoedler & Co., Inc.

Letter with current market prices of various paintings

1

2

Folder 110

8-Dec-78

Letter to Mr. Robert Gilmor from Gibbes Art Gallery with picture

Martha R. Severens, Curator of Collections asking about Sir Thomas Lawrence portrait

2

2

Folder 110

16-Jul-80

Letter to Sarah & Prescott from National Sporting Library, Middleburg, VA

A. Mackay-Smith, Chairman of the Board to find Troye paintings

1

2

Folder 110

19-Sep-87

Letter/estate listing Elizabeth K. Gilmor from Valdemar F. Jacobsen

Antiques dealer valued items in the estate and lists them

11 pages

2

Folder 110

undated

Typed copy of information on portraits by Frank F. Bunker

Report on Two Portraits in the estate of Mrs. Caroline Parsons Ford [Photographs below relate to report]

5 pages

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph - 5 x 3

"Reality" famous brood mare, Edward Troye

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph - 8 x 10, Frick Art Reference Library (portrait)

Field, Robert; Robert Gilmor, Jr.; Mr. Robert Gilmor - owner

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph - 8 x 10, Frick Art Reference Library (Sketch)

Gilmor, Robert (jr); Mrs. Robert Gilmor (Louisa Airey); Mr. Robert Gilmor - owner

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph - 8 x 10 Frick Art Reference Library (Sketch)

Boucher; Robert Gilmor, jr; Mr. Robert Gilmor - owner

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph - 8 x 10 Frick Art Reference Library (Sketch)

Artist unknown Mrs. Patrick Grant (Jean Gilmor); Mr.Robert Gilmor - owner

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph - 3 x 5 Frick Art Reference Library ( Sketch)

Robert Gilmor Jr; Portrait of a lady; Mr. Robert Gilmor - owner

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph - 4 x 5 Frick Art Reference Library (Sketch)

Robert Gilmor Jr; Robert Gilmor Sr.; Mr. Robert Gilmor - owner

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph - 4 x 5 Frick Art Reference Library (Sketch)

Robert Gilmor Jr; Robert Gilmor Sr.; Mr. Robert Gilmor - owner

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph in sleeve 8 x 10 Frick Art Reference Library (Portrait)

Sir Thomas Lawrence; Robert Gilmor Jr; Mr. Robert Gilmor - owner

1

2

Folder 111

undated

Photograph in sleeve 8 x 10 Frick Art Reference Library (Portrait)

Sir Thomas Lawrence; Mrs. Robert Gilmor Jr (Sarah Ladson) Mr. Robert Gilmor, owner

1

2

Folder 111

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series 6: Miscellaneous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Description/From

To

# of items

Box

Folder

not dated [early, perhaps by Robert Gilmore

Genealogy of Thomas Airey's Family

[early, perhaps done by Robert Gilmor II - note by donor]

 

Oversize MS Flat File

OS Folder 3

undated

Newspaper clippings--Baltimore & Baltimoreans--past & present

Maryland Club, Old Baltimore Families (fragile)

originals + photocopies

Box 3

Folder 112

undated

 

History of "Glen Ellen", other feature stories 7 photographs

6

Box 3

Folder 112

undated

envelope/note

Directions to Glenwood Cemetery, Lot 8046 Section 5

2

Box 3

Folder 112

undated

Copy of picture

Glawgow University, situated on Gilmor Hill

1

Box 3

Folder 112

undated

Copy of newspaper article about the Little Inn at Hopkins Hospital

Hopkins Bedside Manner, Misses Jean & Frances Gilmor

2

Box 3

Folder 112

undated

Newspaper clippings- clipped together

Stories about Brig. Gen. Henry Martyn Robert (Robert's Rules)

 

Box 3

Folder 112

1906

Newspaper clippings--Obituaries

Robert Gilmor, former judge

4

Box 3

Folder 112

ca 1927

Newspaper clipping--Baltimore Sun--Robert Gilmor diary

World troubled century back, diary reveals

1

Box 3

Folder 112

4-Sep-34

Newspaper clipping--Herald Tribune, obituary

Robert Gilmor, Exchange member 31 years, dies

1

Box 3

Folder 112

11-Jan-36

Newspaper clipping--The New York Sun

Bingham 1805 Auction Sale Set Record for that Period

1

Box 3

Folder 112

25-Apr-41

Note & newspaper clipping

Object of the week--Thomas Sully painting of Robert Gilmor

2

Box 3

Folder 112

5-Jun-41

Newspaper clipping--Baltimore Sun & other unlabeled

Gilbert Stuart Original Found at Walters

2, 1-2 pieces

Box 3

Folder 112

15-Jun-41

Newspaper clipping--Baltimore Sun

What art owes Gilmor with portrait

1

Box 3

Folder 112

27-Jul-43

Newspaper clipping - Obituary

Miss Alice Gilmor, daughter of Col. Harry Gilmor, CSA

1

Box 3

Folder 112

ca 1946

Newspaper clipping--Sunday supplement

Maryland's Civil War Commando

1

Box 3

Folder 112

24-Apr-50

Newspaper clipping

Library of Congress, now 150 got first books via Baltimore

1

Box 3

Folder 112

ca 1950

Newspaper clippings--clipped together

Brig. Gen. Henry Martyn Robert--'Robert's Rules of Order'

6

Box 3

Folder 112

7-Mar-54

Newspaper clipping--Baltimore Sun

An Artistic Whodunit, Katherine Scarborough

1

Box 3

Folder 112

26-Oct-57

Newspaper clipping

Object of the week--William James Hubard portrait of Robert Gilmor, Jr.

1

Box 3

Folder 112

15-Nov-64

Newspaper clipping --The New York Times

Heirs of 1804 Trust to divide $838,000--315 heirs

1

Box 3

Folder 112

25-Aug-79

Newspaper clipping--Letter to the Editor, The Sun

Art, the Peabody, the Hopkins

1

Box 3

Folder 112

2-Aug-81

Newspaper clipping--Washington Post

Baltimore's Master of Picturesque Furniture

1

Box 3

Folder 112

1990

Newspaper clipping

A tribute to Gilmor, Baltimore's first great collector

1

Box 3

Folder 112

1859

Printer Poem by Miss Nannie Lemmon

A Valentine to the Maryland Club in 1859

1

Box 3

Folder 113

1939

Newspaper clipping:  Baltimore Day by Day

Carroll Dulaney, Guth, 'Candy King' and fighting man, ex-Baltimorean, another valentine

1

Box 3

Folder 113

undated

Newspaper clipping:  shipping news, obituary--Mrs. Mary Norris,

Seeds, gardening, bulbs, letters to the editor

1

Box 3

Folder 113

not dated

Photographs - [Gilmor family members?]

 

2

Box 3

Folder 114

Games