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Collection #
Collection Name Collection #
Author Date
Description
Microfilm Number
Series Number

Mary A. Dodge Collection

MSA SC 564
Dates1664-1895
MediumOriginals, photostats, copies, extracts, microfilm, transparencies
RestrictionsNo restrictions for all but two original items. Entire collection is available on digitized microfilm. Contact Department of Special Collections for access to MSA SC 564-1-93 and MSA SC 564-1-94 originals.
Storage00/09/06/02; 00/09/06/02 (numbers 1-59); 00/09/06/03 (numbers 60-92); RB/01/02/Shelf 5 (numbers 93-94); 00/09/06/04 (numbers 95-103); 303/01/03 (transparencies)
Film Number(s)SCM 1397, SCM 1446
Description
Papers, account books, and other items relating to the Anthony family, Caroline and Talbot counties. Account books are for the most part personal records kept by Aaron Anthony (d. 1826) 1794-1826. Ledger "A" includes births of Aaron's children and slaves, one of which was Frederick Douglass. Collection includes Douglass' My Bondage and My Freedom with a frontispiece portrait of the author and marginal comments by Aaron Anthony's granddaughter. Other items include deeds, surveys, and wills relating to land on the Tuckahoe 1664-1826; bills of the Anthony family, 1826-1864; and two letters from a nephew of Frederick Douglass to members of the Anthony family written in 1894.

NOTES: MSA SC 564-1-94, Ledger "A" and
MSA SC 564-1-93, My Bondage and My Freedom with marginal comments reside in the Rare Book Room; color transparencies of the Douglass portrait engraving are stored at room 303.

History
Microfilm covers entire collection.

Collection Inventory
Series 1: Anthony Family Papers
Microfilm Inventory
Microfilm Series

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