Scope and Content of Collection
This collection includes the papers of Edwin A. Warfield (1848-1920), Governor of Maryland, politician, and gentleman farmer, and of his son, Edwin Warfield, Jr. The collection includes correspondence, clippings, financial records, diaries, scrapbooks, maps, pamphlets, memorabilia, and photographs. Topics covered include banking, European trips, the Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland, historical societies, the Maryland National Guard, Maryland politics, St. John's College, and World War I. Among the significant correspondents represented in the collection are William Jennings Bryan, Woodrow Wilson, J.P. Morgan, James Cardinal Gibbons, Louise Warfield, Joshua Warfield, Blair Lee, and W.W. Kenly.