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Scott Howe Bowen papers

 Collection 0510-MMC
Abstract Scott Howe Bowen (1888-1941) became active in radio advertising in 1927 and purchased WIBX in Utica, New York in 1931. He was a pioneer in advertising spot sales, persuading nationally known companies to buy commercials in non-network radio programs. Bowen was also a pioneer in the development of the National Association of Broadcasters. This collection documents the early career of Bowen and the early history of WIBX, one of the oldest radio stations in Central New York. The collection...

Charles E. Bowers Family collection

 Collection 0277-MDHC
Abstract The Charles E. Bowers Company, formerly known as the Bowers Moving Company, was founded in the late 1840s in Baltimore, Maryland. The company remained in the Bowers family through successive generations until the most recent owner, Charles E. Bowers, Jr., ("Ed") was murdered in 1973. Edward Friedland purchased the business in 1974. The bulk of documents in the collection relate to the sale of the Charles E. Bowers Company and consist of letters, licensing documents, pamphlets, meeting...

Roger Bower papers

 Collection 0021-MMC-LAB
Abstract Roger Bower (1903-1979) was active in broadcasting from 1925 to 1974. He joined radio station WOR in New York in 1928 and became a combination producer, director, actor, announcer, and sound effects engineer. During that time, WOR became the flagship station of the Mutual radio network, and Bower directed many prominent programs, including It Pays to be Ignorant, and Can You Top This? In the early 1930s, Bower announced the first Macy's...

Bowie Family papers

 Collection 0167-MDHC
Abstract The Bowie Family papers contain genealogical information, correspondence and legal documents documenting the Bowie, Davis, Hall, and Pottinger families as well as important information about plantation life and the family’s history of enslavement before the American Civil War. The Bowie family had a large plantation, Fairview Plantation, starting around 1810, and during this time there are records of the family enslaving many individuals. The 1860 “U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules”...

Mary Eliza Bradbury papers

 Collection 0062-MDHC
Abstract

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.

Franklin B. Brannan papers

 Collection 0339-MDHC
Abstract

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.

Thomas Bray papers

 Collection 0063-MDHC
Abstract

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.

Rudy Bretz Papers

 Collection 0048-MMC-LAB
Abstract Rudy Bretz (1915-1997), who first became involved in television production in 1939, was a pioneer in commercial, public, and instructional television, and as an internationally renowned consultant on media for communication. He was the author of The Television Program: It's Production and Direction (with Edward Stasheff) and Techniques of Television Production. Both were, for many years, the primary textbooks in teaching television...

Daniel Brewster papers

 Collection 0064-MDHC
Abstract

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.

Howard F. Bridges photographs

 Collection 0108-UA
Abstract

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.

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Special Collections and University Archives 1070
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library 370
 
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Agnew, Spiro T. 5
Humphrey, Hubert H. 4
Brown, Irving, 1911- 3
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald 3
McKeldin, Theodore R. (Theodore Roosevelt) 3
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Goldberg, Arthur J. (Goldberg, Arthur Joseph) 2
Goldfinger, Nathaniel 2
Hill, Norman, 1933- 2
Hoover, Herbert 2
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 2
Johnson, Lyndon Baines 2
Lovestone, Jay 2
Meany, George 2
Morrison, Frank 2
Nixon, Richard Milhous 2
Ruttenberg, Stanley H., 1917- 2
Schnitzler, William F. 2
Stevenson, Adlai E., II 2
Uehlein, Joe 2
Woll, Matthew 2
Abel, Iorwith Wilber 1
Adolph Coors Company 1
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Local 63 (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
Anderson, Mary 1
Ayers, Jake 1
Bacon, Denise 1
Baldinger, Wilbur H. 1
Barkin, Solomon, 1907-2000 1
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Blaydes, Laurel 1
Boggs, Michael D., 1948- 1
Braunthal, Alfred 1
Brookwood Labor College 1
Brown, George T. 1
Brown, Theodore E. 1
Bryant, Elise 1
Carranza, Venustiano 1
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association 1
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Agency : U.S.) 1
Cohen, Larry 1
Cornfield, Gilbert 1
Curran, Joseph Edwin 1
Davis, Jerame 1
Delaplaine, Rocky 1
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund) 1
Dubrow, Evelyn 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
El-Shazil, Heba 1
Ellenberger, James N. 1
Epstein, Dena J. Polacheck, 1916–2013 1
Feldman, Gilbert 1
Fernbach, Frank, 1911-1984 1
Food Lion 1
Friedman, Martin L., 1923- 1
Gavran, Peter 1
Glazer, Joe 1
Gold, Robin 1
Goldberg, Harry, 1901- 1
Gomez, Susan 1
Graeve, Cheryl 1
Greater Washington Central Labor Council. AFL-CIO (1896-) 1
Green, Archie 1
Green, Karin 1
Greiff, Helen 1
Greyhound Lines, Inc. 1
Hardesty, Doris Gibson 1
Harriman, W. Averell 1
Harrington, Richard 1
Hays, Claudia C. 1
Henle, Peter 1
Hillquit, Nina 1
Hodell, Chuck 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 49 (Boston, Mass.) 1
Italian Communist Party 1
Italian Confederation of Labor 1
Italian Confederation of Workers' Trade Unions 1
Italian Dressmakers' Union 1
Italian Federation of Labor 1
Italian Labour Union 1
Italian Socialist Federation (U.S.) 1
Italian Socialist Party 1
Italian-American Labor Council 1
J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
Justice for Janitors 1
Kahn, Si 1
Kahn, Thomas 1
Kassalow, Everett M. (Everett Malcolm) 1
Kefauver, Estes 1
Kehrer, E. T., 1921- 1
Kemble, Penn (Kemble, Richard Penn) 1
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