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Adam Goodheart book research on Col. Clarence Hodson

Identifier: MS-0026
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains research for Goodheart’s book The Hodson Century A Legacy of Leadership at Washington College. Much of the research was done in the Presidents of Washington College’s papers and the Board of Visitors & Governors’ papers.

Dates: 1919-2014

Adelphia Literary Society records

Identifier: MS-0097
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two minute books, membership certificates for Ernest A. Howard and Wilbur J. Stenger, and the constitution and bylaws.

Dates: 1901-1932

Alan Eliason photograph collection

Identifier: MS-0150
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains negatives and photographs taken by Alan at various Washington College events and in his capacity as a portrait photographer. The negatives are suffering from vinegar syndrome, a type of degradation common to the plastics used at that time. The negatives have been scanned and are available in digital format.

Dates: 1942-1957

Albert W. Dowling papers

 Collection — Box: Multi 02
Identifier: MS-0015
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains several letters from Albert Dowling to John M. Lord, a friend and Washington College graduate, class of 1935. He has also sent a forward “Voices: The Past Pleads” and numerous poems. Some of the poems note the publications they are in or the date and a few have handwritten notes.

Dates: 1937-1946

Albury Hopkins Moore, class of 1930, negatives

 Collection — Box: Multi 05, Folder: 01
Identifier: MS-0119
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains ninety-one negatives taken in 1926. A majority of the photographs are of Washington College including the campus, sporting events, fellow students, and events. There are also images of friends and family, a visit to the Ohio Canal National Historic Park, and some Chester River scenes.

Dates: 1926

Charles Colfax Long papers

Identifier: MS-0032
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains radio scripts and speeches by Long mostly on patriotic topics. Many of the speeches were to organizations like Sons of the Revolution. There is also research material on George Washington and publications from the George Washington Bicentennial Commission.

Dates: 1927-1942

Charles Smith trigonometry and surveying notebook

 Collection — Box: Multi 03
Identifier: MS-0049
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a notebook kept by Charles Smith started April 3, 1783 while a student at Washington College, Chestertown, MD. It is entitled “Plane Trigonometry and the application of it to the taking of Height and Distances: Also Surveying and the Division of Lands and also the Laying out of New Lands.” Included among the examples is a problem based on the Siege of York.

Dates: 1783

Chestertown Female Seminary advertisement

 Collection — Box: Multi 03
Identifier: MS-0091
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an advertisement for the Chestertown Female Seminary run by Mrs. P. Trible. The ad includes the courses for instruction and the rates for the term. There are notes on the reverse and updates to the rates by Col. Joseph Wickes and his wife who most likely attended the open house in January 1858.

Dates: 1857

Chestertown High School class of 1915 photograph

 Collection — Box: Multi 03
Identifier: MS-0090
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a group photograph for Chestertown High School class of 1915.

Dates: 1915

Col. Oswald Tilghman papers

Identifier: MS-0109
Scope and Content Note This collection contains both personal and business papers belonging to Col. Oswald Tilghman. The personal correspondence deals with family genealogy, societies and organizations, and politics. The business papers deal with some legal work but mostly with real estate transactions for property on the Eastern Shore including Beverly, Wye Heights, Mister’s Farm, Readbourne, Renwick Farm, Morling’s Neglect, and the Harrison property in Talbot County. There are also receipts, banking, and...
Dates: 1884-1940

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