Overview

Title: W. Edward Orser papers
Call Number: Coll196
Creator: Orser, W. Edward
Dates: 1988
Size: 53 posters (4 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Includes 53 local history posters about the Catonsville, Oella, Ellicott City, and Frederick Road communities. A subset of the posters were used as an exhibit, produced in partnership with Dr. Ed Orser, UMBC professor of history Dr. Joseph Arnold, and the Catonsville Room at the Baltimore County Publc Library's Catonsville branch. This exhibit preceeded Orser and Arnold's book, "Catonsville, 1880 to 1940 : from village to suburb" (1989).
Citation: W. Edward Orser papers, University Archives, Collection 196, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

W. Edward (Ed) Orser is Professor Emeritus of American Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and the author of "The Gwynns Falls : Baltimore Greenway to the Chesapeake Bay" (2008), "Blockbusting in Baltimore : the Edmondson Village story" (1994), and with Joseph Arnold, "Catonsville, 1880 to 1940 : from village to suburb" (1989).


Scope & Content

Arrangement

Arranged in boxes and flat files by assigned number.


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Accession MSS 2010-07 sent by Dr. Orser; this accession was transferred to the university publications and to Collection 55, UMBC Oral History collection. UARC 2015-19 was sent from the American Studies office; the posters had been on display in the American Studies conference room. Collection may expand.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed. Each poster has been assigned a number.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


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Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission to reproduce is required.


Subject Headings

Creators

Orser, W. Edward

Subjects

Catonsville (Md.) -- History

Ellicott City (Md.) -- History

Cable cars (Streetcars) -- Maryland


Series Description & Container List

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  1. UARC 2015-19

    Extent: 53 posters

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-01 The Summer Home Era, 1880-1900 The Village Center Takes Shape Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-02 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 Schooling in the New Century Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-03 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 The 1910 Census: Race, School, and Homeownership Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-04 All the Kids Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-05 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 The 1910 Census: Place of Origin Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-06 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 A Page from the 1910 Manuscript Census Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-07 The Early Village, 1810-1880 “A Delightful Suburban Retreat” Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-08 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Catonsville Fire Insurance Maps, 1930 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-09 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 A Winter’s Lane Family: The Coes Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-10 The Summer Home Era, 1880-1900 Estates and Summer Homes Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-11 Photograph of County Corner Store Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-12 Photograph of pond Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-13 When Water Goes Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-14 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Holmehurst Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-15 Photograph of child on rock Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-16 Photograph of house Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-17 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 The 1910 Census: Work Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-18 Shops- A Bit of Everything Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-19 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-20 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920: Mapping the 1910 Population Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-21 The Summer Home Era, 1880-1900 Plan of Catonsville, Bromley Atlas 1898 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-22 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Mohler Brothers, Inc.: Catonsville Builders, 1920-1940 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-23 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 Streetcar Housing Developments, 1900-1918 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-24 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-25 Maps Tell a Story Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-26 The Summer Home Era, 1880-1900 Social Life in the ‘80s and ‘90s Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-27 The Summer Home Era, 1880-1900 Catonsville in the 1880 Manuscript Census Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-28 Outhouses- That’s Oella! Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-29 Plan of Catonsville Map Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-30 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Catonsville Fire Insurance maps, 1925 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-31 1920 Ellicott City and Oella Census Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-32 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 A Frederick Road Family: The Harmons Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-33 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Life in Boom Times and hard Times Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-34 “Roll Out the Barrel” Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-35 Main Street, Ellicott City Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-36 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 Sanborn Fire Insurance Atlas of Catonsville, 1910 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-37 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 Social Life in the 1900s and the 1910s Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-38 Plan of Catonsville Map
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-39 Catonsville: Created By Many Generations Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-40 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 A Winter’s Lane Family: The Coes Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-41 Oella- Everybody Knew Everybody Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-42 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Catonsville’s Churches Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-43 Streetcar Suburb 1900-1920 The Frederick Road Commercial Center, 1910-1916 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-44 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Summit Park Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-45 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 The Village Center, 1920-1940 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-46 Work in the Mill Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-47 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 Sanborn Fire Insurance Atlas of Catonsville, 1910 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-48 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 Business Life on Frederick Road Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-49 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 Somerset Group Homes Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-50 Business Life Along Frederick Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-51 Catonsville, 1880-1940: From Village to Suburb Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-52 The Auto Era, 1920-1940 School Life, 1920-1940 Description
      Poster: UARC 2015-19-53 Streetcar Suburb, 1900-1920 Sanborn Fire Insurance Atlas of Catonsville, 1910 Description

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