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Other Ord Family Members

Identifier: 1264

Series-level Scope and Content Note

Consists of documents, mostly correspondence, by and about members of the Ord family other than Edward Otho Cresap Ord and Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Notable family members represented in this series include historian Bernarr Cresap, American Civil War veteran John S. Mason Jr., Lucy Maude Ord, Pacificus Ord, James Ord, World Wars veteran James Garesche Ord, medical doctor James Lycurgus Ord, and Placidus Ord, among many others. Of special interest is a near-complete run of the family history periodical 'Cresap Society Bulletin' for 1935-1956, some documents about King George IV of England and Mrs. Fitzherbert, and a wealth of letters detailing Ord family history. Materials arranged alphabetically by individual.


  • From the Collection: 1848 - 1969
  • From the Collection: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1923

Collection-level Access Restrictions

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From the Collection: 22 Linear Feet (25 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Note

Series No. in Collection: 6

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
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