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William C. Kerr papers

 Collection 0037-MDHC

This collection relates primarily to the affairs of the Kerr family of Catonsville, Maryland. Subjects include local society, politics, and business and church affairs in Baltimore.


  • 1915-1927

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.


0.25 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The Kerr family resided in Catonsville during the 1920’s. Son William, while beginning in business, moved to Mobile, Alabama and then to Detroit, Michigan. Correspondents are members of his family and the content relates mainly to family activities, local society, politics, business and church. The William C. Kerr Collection covers the period from 1915 to 1927.

Custodial History

The papers of William C. Kerr were accessioned in the University of Maryland Archives in 1972.

Guide to the William C. Kerr papers
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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