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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.

Dates

  • 1871-1975

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742
301-405-9212