University LibrariesDigital CollectionsHomeCatalogResearch PortAsk us!Archives UM HomeSpecial CollectionsSearchAbout Archives UMHelpHow Do I...?Site Index A-ZSearch

Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives


Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives
Freeman and Almy, Messrs.
Collection number:
36 items
Bulk dates:
Inclusive dates:
Collection Area:
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:

Messrs. Freeman and Almy operated a shipping company in New York City in the mid-nineteenth century. They had representatives in Baltimore, Maryland,who acted for them securing ships and cargo for their business. The Archives of Messrs. Freeman and Almy encompass the months June through November 1864. The bulk of the correspondence is from Captain Daniel C. Childs to Messrs. Freeman and Almy and concerns Captain Childs's purchase, repair,and outfitting of the brig Gertrude in Baltimore, Maryland.

Important Information for Users of the Collection


This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Publication rights:

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.

Alternate formats:

Digital copies of the letters in this collection are available at in the University of Maryland's Digital Collections.


This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.