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Patricia McDonald Research Papers

Identifier: R0097-PM

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Scope and Contents

The Patricia McDonald Research Papers contains the research materials on women in 19th century Baltimore which Patricia McDonald collected, created, and used for her 1976 dissertation. Some materials include newspaper surveys, books, census materials, head of household indexes, and research related to cities and towns in Maryland such as Baltimore, Frederick, and Hagerstown.


  • 1970-1976


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Patricia McDonald submitted her PhD dissertation, "Baltimore Women: 1870-1900," to University of Maryland in College Park, MD in 1976. This collection represents the research materials she created and collected while producing that dissertation.


12.00 Linear Feet (13 containers)

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Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Maryland's Hornbake Library in 1977 and transferred to the University of Baltimore's Langsdale Library in 2003.

Related Materials

Patricia McDonald's thesis, "Baltimore Women 1870-1900" can be found through the library catalog and is located at University of Maryland, College Park.

Finding aid for the Patricia McDonald Research Papers
Finding aid prepared by archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (2022).
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA