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This collection consists of the correspondence of Mary Eliza Bradbury, an Elkton, Maryland, schoolteacher who established and taught at her own school, and tutored African-American children on Sundays. The letters, written to Lewis H. Jackson, her friend, suitor, and husband after 1856, offer glimpses of everyday life in mid-19th century Maryland and chronicle local events, Bradbury's school, her family, and her religious experiences in the Methodist Church.
This collection consists of correspondence between Private Franklin B. Brannan in Korea and his family and friends in Baltimore, Maryland during the Korean War. Brannan writes mostly to his mother, Ethel Mae Brannan, and to his aunt, Gertrude Harrison about his daily life in a U.S. Army salvage yard. In their correspondence with Brannan, they discuss their daily lives in Baltimore. The collection also contains newspaper clippings and a photograph.
Dr. Thomas Bray (1656-1730) was a leading figure in the Church of England in colonial Maryland. The collection includes information on colonial religion, libraries, and the Anglican Church Establishment Act contained in petitions, meeting minutes, correspondence, and theological tracts.
This collection documents the career of Daniel B. Brewster as a United States Senator from Maryland. Brewster's files primarily consist of correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings. Important subjects covered are commerce, the tariff, social security, Medicare, unemployment, the armed services, Vietnam, and foreign politics.
The Howard F. Bridges photographs consists of photographs of the 1953 Maryland Football National Championship team. There is an oversized photograph of the team with reproduced signatures of the staff and players and several 8 x 10 photographs of the team and individual posed shots.