Mash Glass Negatives
Scope and Contents
This collection includes 588 glass plate negatives and photographic prints dated between 1903 and 1908 showing scenes in and around Baltimore. The collection also contains a scrapbook showing the 1904 Baltimore fire. The glass plate negatives and prints are numbered. The collection was compiled by Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Briscoe.
- Mash, Nathan, 1921-1998 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Gloves are recommended when handling fragile and photographic material.
The collection was assembled by Nathan Mash, a Baltimore meat packer who developed a method for curing low salt content ham. Mr. Mash served as a member of the Board of Trustees when the University of Baltimore was a private university.
5.33 Linear Feet (7 containers) : 588 glass plate negatives and photographic prints
Language of Materials
Collection is arranged in two series:
- Glass Negatives
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Nathan Mash in 1977.
- Finding aid for the Mash Glass Negatives
- Finding aid prepared by archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (2022).
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description