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Carbery Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-120223
The Carbery Family Collection constitutes an extensive collection of materials about a number of related families which were prominent in the history of the state of Maryland. The following families are represented: Boyle, Brown, Carbery, Key, McSherry, Scott, Shriver, and Taney, among others. Many types of documents are preserved, including correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and genealogical charts. The documents derive mainly from the 19th and 20th centuries. The Carbery Family Collection complements other collections about Maryland history found in the Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections.

Gift of Anne F.B. Alexander, February 2012.

Dates

  • 1810-2011
  • Majority of material found within 1840-1993

Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Extent

7.75 Linear Feet (13 boxes + framed miniature painting of James McSherry (transferred to University Art Collection))

Provenance

Gift of Anne F.B. Alexander, February 2012.
Title
Carbery Family collection
Status
completed
Author
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C.
Date
10/15/2013
Description rules
local practice
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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