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Family Correspondence and Personal Documents, 1871-1975

 Series 1
This series includes letters exchanged between Reckord and his mother during World Wars I and II. There is also correspondence between him, his daughter, and his son-in-law during World War II. A group of letters expresses sympathy to Reckord upon the death of his wife, Bessie Payne Roe Reckord, in 1943. Other materials consist of awards, citations, and commission appointments; biographical data; the Reckord family coat of arms; deeds to family land in Harford County, Maryland; material relating to the Maryland Jockey Club; newspaper clippings; Reckord's retirement diary, begun on January 1, 1966; and obituaries marking Reckord's death on September 8, 1975.

Arrangement is alphabetical by folder. The original order has been kept within folders.


  • 1871-1975

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.


2.00 Linear Feet

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742