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Langsdale Library

MDSCW Collection Overview


Collection Title: Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Maryland (MDSCW)

Inclusive Dates: 1893-2000

Size: 4.6 linear feet

Scope and Contents:  
Minutes, speeches, obituaries, membership applications, colonial court records, and publications.

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.   

Custodial History:  
The collection was deposited at the University of Baltimore on March 23, 1972 by John B. Munnikhuysen, MDSCW Secretary.