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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2027
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, obituaries, reports, photographs, slides, newsletters, booklets, membership data, programs, brochures, minutes, and by-laws. The material dates from the early 1800s to 2021 with the bulk of the material falling between 1954-2013. This material relates to the history of both the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association.
Dates: circa 1800-2021

G. Fred Blackburn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2161
Abstract Collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, correspondence, and other materials related to the C&O Canal, the hike of 1954, and subsequent reunion hikes. The materials date from 1850-1993.
Dates: 1850-1993

Jack Rottier photographs and papers of the C and O Canal

 Collection
Identifier: MS2037
Abstract Jack Rottier (1910-1988) was a photographer for the National Capital Region of the National Park Service from the early 1960s until he retired in 1975. Collection contains photographs and tranparencies. The material dates from 1952-74.
Dates: 1952-1974

Orville W. Crowder's Chesapeake and Ohio Canal collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2152
Abstract This collection contains newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, maps, guide books, certificates, color slides, reports, pins, membership cards, and other memorabilia. The material dates from 1927-1997, but the bulk of the material dates from 1951-1974. The material was collected by Orville Wright Crowder and relates to his tour and preservation work on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Much of the materials consist of maps of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Ohio.
Dates: 1927-1997; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1974

Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2196
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, audio and video tapes, and cloth materials. The material dates from 1943-2011. The material in the collection covers the history of the Potomac Area Council of American Youth Hostels, especially the activities of its former Executive Director and board president, Don Messersmith.
Dates: 1943-2011; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2005

Ralph Donnelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2057
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, photographs, newsletters, maps, meeting minutes, reports, and surveys. This material convers the years 1954-94 and documents the activities of the C & O Canal Association and relate specifically to the C & O Canal.
Dates: 1838-1994

The Thomas Hahn Chesapeake and Ohio Canal collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2020
Abstract Collection contains materials related to Thomas Hahn's involvement in the C&O Canal Association, as well as other canals related to the C&O, and canals in general. A large part of the collection consists of photographic negatives, slides and prints of the C&O Canal. Most of these photographs, negatives, and slides relate to illustrations in publications that he authored or co-authored. Other items include reference material for his books, correspondence, and maps.
Dates: 1939-1993