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General Society of Colonial Wars Records

Identifier: R0048-GSCW

Scope and Contents

Minutes, bylaws, yearbooks, membership applications, and publications for the General Society and individual State Societies.


  • 1892 - 2006


Conditions Governing Access

To access this collection, please contact Special Collections and ARchives at (410) 837-4253.

Historical Note

The General Society of Colonial Wars was founded in 1892, comprised of male descendants of men who rendered military or civil service to the American colonies between 1607 and 1775. The society is also engaged in historical research and educational programming.


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Custodial History

The collection was deposited at the University of Baltimore on March 8, 1988 by Gustave Adolph Heckscher, GSCW Governor General. On January 3, 2019, all membership records were transferred to the New England Historical Society under the direction of GSCW Executive Director, John Mealey.
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Repository Details

Part of the Hereditary and Lineage Organization Archives Repository

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