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Hendricks and Hamilton families papers


Hendricks and Hamilton families papers
Hendricks and Hamilton families
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244 items
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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:

The Hendricks, Hamilton, Carter, and Wheeler families were longtime residents of the state of Maryland, particularly the Baltimore area. The Hendricks and Hamilton Families papers date from 1845 to 1961, with the bulk of the material from 1861 to 1920. The collection consists of financial documents, calling cards, ledgers, correspondence, ephemera, documents pertaining to family events, a Methodist hymnal, photographs, daguerreotypes, and other various memorabilia items. These items cover subjects such as family events (visits, marriages, deaths); the financial life of the family; day-to-day events during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; friendships; and religious life of the mid-nineteenth century.

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