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Hannah Purcell Bruton scrapbook

 Collection 0528-MDHC

Hannah "Cary" Purcell Bruton was a young woman living in Baltimore in the 1910s and 1920s. Her scrapbook dates from 1914-1927 and chronicles her life in Baltimore including family and friends, education at Western High School, her involvement in the Girl Scouts, outings at Gwynns Falls and Druid Hill Park, vacations, participation in sporting events, her marriage, and role in the Maryland Feature Film Corporation.


  • 1914-1927

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections reading room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.

Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.

Archival materials may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws or other regulations. While we make a good faith effort to identify and remove such materials, some may be missed during our processing. If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.


0.50 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Content Description

This collection consists of a single scrapbook. The album contains photographs, clippings, ephemera, memorabilia, and correspondence documenting Hannah "Cary" Purcell Bruton's life in Baltimore in the 1910s and 1920s.

Custodial History

Purchased from Michael J. Osborne Books, LLC on October 26, 2018.

Processing Information

These materials were received by the University of Maryland Libraries in 2018. Upon arrival, the album was re-housed into an archival quality box.

Guide to the Hannah Purcell Bruton scrapbook
Finding aid created by Willem Kalbach
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Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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