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MASH Collection Overview

Collection Title: Mash Glass Negatives

Inclusive Dates: 1903-1908

Size: 5.6 linear feet

Scope and Contents:  
588 glass plate negatives and photographic prints, and a scrapbook of the 1904 Baltimore fire compiled by Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Briscoe 

Historical Note:  
The collection was assembled by Nathan Mash, a Baltimore meat packer who developed a method for curing low salt content ham. Mr. Mash served as a member of the Board of Trustees when the University of Baltimore was a private university.

Custodial History:  
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Nathan Mash in 1977.