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Robert Garrett and Sons archives


Robert Garrett and Sons archives
Garrett, Robert and Sons
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2.00 linear feet
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State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

This collection is comprised of the business records of Robert Garrett and Sons, a Baltimore firm involved in wholesale grocery, transportation, and hotel ventures. These records include correspondence, purchase orders, checks, account books, and receipts for goods and transportation. A significant portion of the collection relates to the firm's involvement in transportation concerns, among them the B & O Railroad, New Railroad Line, and the Patent Portable Car Body Line.

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This collection is open for research.

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Robert Garrett and Sons archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


This collection is PROCESSED. The finding aid is currently unavailable online. Please contact the Curator of State of Maryland and Historical Collections for more information.