Fred Simmons papers
This collection consists primarily of Volumes I through VI of A History of the White House: A Tavern in Vansville, Maryland (1984), a compilation of information on this 1834 structure edited by John William Wohlfarth. Wohlfarth acknowledged Fred Simmons as the principal researcher in this history, but others contributed as well to the investigation of White House Tavern. The Tavern still stands as part of the Del Haven White House Motel complex on Route 1, just north of College Park, and was built early in the nineteenth century when Route 1 was the Baltimore-Washington Turnpike and the main stagecoach route. The collection is unprocessed but a preliminary inventory is available.
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Fred Simmons papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.
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