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Collection Ernest Kempe collection
Call Number Coll025
Creator Kempe, Ernest;
Finding Aids Finding aid available.
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Date 1865-1953; bulk 1929-1938
Description 3 boxes (2.5 linear feet)
Scope & Content This collection was compiled and collected by Ernest Kempe and includes a series of scrapbook pages from twenty binders and a ledger with clippings pasted over the original writing. It contains clippings of articles, broadsides, postcards, negatives and photographs of Baltimore, Maryland. Clippings cover various streets, forms of public transporation, notable residents of Baltimore, and buildings such as hospitals and churches. The ledger also includes handwritten original poetry.
Language English (eng)
Admin/Biographical History Ernest Kempe collected material relating to Baltimore.
Arrangement Organized into 2 series: Series I. Scrapbook Pages, 1885-1953. Series II. Ledger Pages, 1968-1943.
Access Conditions No restrictions.
Copyrights Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.
Citation Ernest Kempe collection, Collection 25, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).
Provenance and Aquisition Information MSS 2002-02; Donation included books in addition to the scrapbooks and ledger.
Processing Information The books were removed from the donation and cataloged with the Arnold collection.
Archivist Peri, Marcia
Format collections (object groupings)
People Kempe, Ernest;
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.);
Enoch Pratt Free Library;
Subjects Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.);
Enoch Pratt Free Library;
Baltimore (Md.);
Year Range from 1865
Year Range to 1953