|Title:||Margaret J. Bennett Home ledger|
|Creator:||Margaret J. Bennett Home|
|Size:||1 box (.25 linear feet)|
|Abstract:||Comprises one leatherbound registrar with handwritten entries that include names, addresses, ages, references, and notes of residents of the Margaret J. Bennett Home (a Baltimore boarding house/shelter).|
|Citation:||Margaret J. Bennett Home ledger, Collection 31, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).|
Margaret J. Bennett, a prominent member of Baltimore society, died in 1900 and left $150,000 to start the Margaret J. Bennett Home as a shelter for homeless women; her money supported it for nearly 100 years. The boarding house is located at 14 East Franklin Street in Baltimore, MD.
Donated by Mettee, it was transferred from 14 East Franklin Street in Baltimore, MD, the address of the the boarding house.
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Margaret J. Bennett Home
Bennett, Margaret J.