Collection Title: Sons of the American Revolution in the State of Maryland (SAR)
Inclusive Dates: 1889-2001
Size: 52.7 linear feet
Scope and Contents:
Minutes, correspondence, by-laws, membership applications, quarterly and annual reports,photographs, newspaper clippings, and publications.
The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) is a lineage society for men who trace their heritage to the American Revolutionary War. The Maryland Society was formed on April 20, 1889 in Annapolis and is the eighth oldest state society. The organization is today known as a historical and educational non-profit corporation that promotes patriotism, citizenship, and national unity.
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by James A. McCafferty on October 13, 1992.
The collection has been organized into 15 series:
Series I. Organizational Records
Series III. General Correspondance
Series IV. Financial Records
Series VIII. Photographs/Prints
Series IX. Artifacts
Series XI. Honors and Awards
Series XIII. Local Chapters
Series XIV. General and State Societies of SAR
Series XV. Addresses/Speeches