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Clifford Lewis III Research Collection

  • MS 2000.99
  • 3301 items

Research materials compiled by Clifford Lewis III (b. 1904–d. 2000), including notebooks containing summaries of his research; publications which resulted from Lewis’ research and correspondence concerning his publications; photographs and negatives of research sites and family members; materials regarding his research related affiliations; also, correspondence with researchers, libraries and booksellers, family members.

Collection consists of research materials created and compiled by Clifford Lewis III for his research concerning Sir Edmund Plowden (1590–1659), who was granted a charter by King Charles I to colonize present-day Maryland, Delaware, and New York, an area Plowden called New Albion.

See also the Plowden Family Papers (MS 2005.8).


Inventory

Folder Contents Date
Box 1
1 Affiliations: Maryland Historic Trust 1974–1989
2 Affiliations: Maryland Historical Society 1933–1935
3 Affiliations: Miscellaneous, Invitations 1936–1940
4 Affiliations: St. Mary’s Co. Historic Society 1975–1992
5 Affiliations: Soc. of Architectural Historians 1956–1975
6 Correspondence: Francis L. Berkeley, Jr. 1953–1954
7 Correspondence: Burford Butcher 1936–1937
8 Correspondence: Lucy Drucker 1937–1940
9 Correspondence: Margaret Franklin 1965–1966
10 Correspondence: Peter Guilday & Qilliam Keller 1941–1960
11 Correspondence: Mary Hoss Headman 1933–1937
12 Correspondence: F.H.T. Jervoise 1939–1956
13 Correspondence: Walter J. Kaye 1934
14 Correspondence: Miscellaneous 1927–1942
15 Correspondence: Miscellaneous 1943–1991 & n.d.
Box 2
1 Correspondence: Philip C. Plowden 1932–1935
2 Correspondence: Philip C. Plowden 1936–1939
3 Correspondence: Philip C. Plowden 1940–1959
4 Correspondence: Philip C. Plowden 1960–1969 & n.d.
5 Correspondence: Hilda S. Reid 1935–1936 & n.d.
6 Financial Records 1933–1939, 1958, 1973
7 Miscellany 1940–1988 & n.d.
8 Notebook: “1642–1648 America” ca. 1930s
9 Notebook: “1642–1648 America” ca. 1930s
Box 3
1 Notebook: “Beauchamp Plantagenet” 1951
2 Notebook: “Direction for Adventurers,” Description of the Province of New Albion” n.d.
3 Notebook: “Direction for Adventurers to Plowden’s New Albion” n.d.
4 Notes on Sir Edmund Plowden n.d.
5 Plowden Memorandum for Mr. Kaye 1934
6 Original Records relating to Sir Edmund Plowden and his Province of New Albion”
7 Photographs and Negatives 1938
8 Photographs and Negatives: Annotated Beauchamp Plantagenet
9 Photographs and Negatives: Bushwood
10 Photographs and Negatives: “Direction for Adventurers” 1641
11 Photographs and Negatives: Edmund Plowden’s signature 1639
12 Photographs and Negatives: “The Finest Part of America” 1784
13 Photographs and Negatives: Middle Temple Hall, London 1952
14 Photographs and Negatives: People 1986
15 Photographs and Negatives: Plowden Hall and vacation in England 1937, 1950s
Box 4
1 Photographs and Negatives: Resurrection Manor 1993
2 Photographs and Negatives: Unknown
3 Photographs and Negatives: William Batt letter 1656
4 Publications: “Plowden’s New Albion” in Dictionary of American History
5 Publications: “Plowden’s New Albion” in Dictionary of American History
6 Publications: “Plowden’s New Albion” for Numismatic and Antiquarian Society
7 Publications: “Plowden and the New Albion Charter” in PA Magazine of History
8 Publications: “Plowden and the New Albion Charter” in PA Magazine of History
9 Publications: “Extracts relating to Plowden from Minutes,” Wm & Mary Quarterly
10 Publications: “Extracts relating to Plowden from Minutes,” Wm & Mary Quarterly
11 Publications: “Extracts relating to Plowden from Minutes,” Wm & Mary Quarterly
12 Publications: “Some Notes on Plowden and his Province of New Albion”
13 Publications: “Some Notes on Plowden and his Province of New Albion”
Box 5
1 Research Papers: Archbishop Carroll & Father Charles Plowden 1975
2 Research Papers: Bachelor’s Hope 1985–1990
3 Research Papers: Books and Libraries 1937–1941, 1956
4 Research Papers: Books and Libraries, Virginia Colonial Records Project 1955–1957
5 Research Papers: Bushwood Manor 1933–1986 & n.d.
6 Research Papers: Bysshe opinions on Plowden’s title as Count Palatine 1881–1935
7 Research Papers: Beauchamp Plantagenet’s “Description of New Albion” 1951–71
8 Research Papers: Beauchamp Plantagenet’s “Description of New Albion” 1938–39
9 Research Papers: Beauchamp Plantagenet’s “Description of New Albion” 1939 & n.d.
10 Research Papers: Beauchamp Plantagenet’s “Description of New Albion”
11 Research Papers: Beauchamp Plantagenet’s “Description of New Albion” 1938
Box 6
1 Research Papers: Beauchamp Plantagenet’s “Description of New Albion” 1938–39
2 Research Papers: Beauchamp Plantagenet’s “Description of New Albion” 1964 & n.d.
3 Research Papers: Eltonhead family 1935–1936, 1965
4 Research Papers: English records 1937–1964
5 Research Papers: Georgetown University gift 1935–1955
6 Research Papers: Thomas Gerard, 1608–1673 1935, 1959
7 Research Papers: New Albion Indian Tribes 1945–1979
8 Research Papers: Irish Records 1939–1943, 1964
9 Research Papers: Sir Thomas Jervoise 1651
10 Research Papers: Maps, Correspondence 1934–1966
11 Research Papers: Maps, charts and notes 1924–1964
12 Research Ppaers: Martin’s Hundred 1979–1980
13 Research Papers: Maryland Church Records 1968–1973
14 Research Papers: MD Historical Magazine, query responses 1940–1941
15 Research Papers: Maryland Records 1938–1960
16 Research Papers: Maryland Tourism 1975 & n.d.
Box 7
1 Research Papers: Edward D. Neill n.d.
2 Research Papers: C.A. Weslager, “New Albion Boundary” 1965
3 Research Papers: New Albion Charter 1933–1974
4 Research Papers: New Albion Petition n.d.
5 Research Papers: new Albion Spoon 1887
6 Research Papers: New Jersey Records 1940–1964
7 Research Papers: New Netherlands and New York Records 1936–1965
8 Research Papers: Newspapers
9 Research Papers: Plowden Genealogy 1767–1975 & n.d.
10 Research Papers: Plowden Genealogy, Bible Records 1972
11 Research Papers: Plowden Genealogy, Corrrespondence 1933–1995
12 Research Papers: Plowden Genealogy, Notes 1934–1987 & n.d.
13 Research Papers: Plowden Genealogy, Pedigree Charts n.d.
Box 8
1 Research Papers: Plowden Genealogy, reports 1933–1935 & n.d.
2 Research Papers: Plowden Manuscripts, photocopies 1965–1966
3 Research Papers: Report: “Plowden Notes” n.d.
4 Research Papers: Sir Edmunds Plowden, articles 1804–1972 & n.d.
5 Research Papers: Sir Edmund Plowden, correspondence 1933–1991
6 Research Papers: Sir Edmund Plowden: notes, reports 1804–1972
7 Research Papers: Plowden’s Commentaries 1815–1939 & n.d.
8 Research Papers: Resurrection Manor 1992–1993
Box 9
1 Research Papers: St. Mary’s County, MD, brochures, maps, etc. 1959–1989
2 Research Papers: Settlers and Partners of New Albion 1940–1953
3 Research Papers: Clifford Lewis III, “Plowden’s New Albion Revisited” 1989
4 Research Papers: Sotterley 1934, 1986–1994 & n.d.
5 Research Papers: Strafford Papers 1938
6 Research Papers: Streeter Claiborne manuscript 1934–1966
7 Research Papers: Swedish Records 1934–1940
8 Research Papers: Charles Varlo 1933–1939
9 Research Papers: Virginia Records 1934–1956
10 Research Papers: Thomas Young & Robert Evelin 1944–1960

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