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Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives

 Collection 0303-MDHC
Messrs. Freeman and Almy operated a shipping company in New York City in the mid-nineteenth century. They had representatives in Baltimore, Maryland, who acted for them securing ships and cargo for their business. The Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives encompass the months June through November 1864. The bulk of the correspondence is from Captain Daniel C. Childs to Messrs. Freeman and Almy and concerns Captain Childs's purchase, repair,and outfitting of the brig Gertrude in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates

  • 1864
  • Majority of material found within 1864

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Extent

36 Items

Administrative History

Messrs. Freeman and Almy operated a shipping company in New York City in the mid-nineteenth century. They had representatives in Baltimore, Maryland, who acted for them securing ships and cargo for their business.

Arrangement

The collection is organized in one series:
  1. Series 1: Correspondence

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The University of Maryland Libraries purchased the Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives from Charles Apfelbaum in 2006.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies of the letters in this collection are available at http://digital.lib.umd.edu/results.jsp?index1=dmKeyword&query1=freeman+and+almy in the University of Maryland's Digital Collections.

Processing Information

The materials were placed in acid-free folders and stored in an acid-free box.
Title
Guide to the Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Terry Ann Sayler.
Date
2006-05-01
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

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