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Collection Margaret J. Bennett Home ledger
Call Number Coll031
Creator Margaret J. Bennett Home;
Digital Link Finding aid:
Date 1903-1907
Description 1 box (.25 linear feet)
Scope & Content Comprises one leatherbound registrar with handwritten entries that include names, addresses, ages, references, and notes of residents of the Margaret J. Bennett Home (a Baltimore boarding house/shelter).
Language English (eng)
Admin/Biographical History Margaret J. Bennett, a prominent member of Baltimore society, died in 1900 and left $150,000 to start the Margaret J. Bennett Home as a shelter for homeless women; her money supported it for nearly 100 years. The boarding house is located at 14 East Franklin Street in Baltimore, MD.
Access Conditions No restrictions.
Copyrights Rights have been transferred to Special Collections. Reproductions allowed for research purposes.
Citation Margaret J. Bennett Home ledger, Collection 31, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).
Provenance and Aquisition Information Donated by Mettee, it was transferred from 14 East Franklin Street in Baltimore, MD, the address of the the boarding house.
Processing Information Collection unprocessed.
Archivist Loeper, Lindsey
Format ledgers (account books)
People Bennett, Margaret J.;
Subjects Wages;
Boarding houses;
Urban life;
Baltimore (Md.);
Bennett, Margaret J.;
Search Terms Workers' housing
Year Range from 1903
Year Range to 1907