Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Mary Ridgely Brown Lee (1881-1922)
MSA SC 3520-2226
Official Hostess of Maryland, 1895-1896

Sources:


Books-

Warfield, J. D. Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland.  Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1990.

White, Frank F., Jr. The Governors of Maryland, 1777-1970.  Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission, 1970.
 

Newspaper/Magazine Articles-

"Notes," The Evening Capital, January 8, 1896.

"Inaugurated," The Baltimore Sun, January 9, 1896.

"I Remember...The Governor's Mansion in the Gay 90's," The Sunday Sun Magazine, November 1, 1959.

"Home of the Governor" source unknown.
 

Other Sources-

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Newspaper Project) The Baltimore Sun, 11 May 1895, MSA SC 2852.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Frank Brown Collection), MSA SC 778:

    Notes on MSA SC 778 by intern Laura Lisy, 1997.

    "Town Topics: Mrs. Mary Ridgely Brown Dietrich," newspaper clipping, date and source unknown.

    "Spurns Title for American Husband," newspaper clipping, date and source unknown.

    "Daughter of Late Gov. Brown Weds New Yorker Today," The Baltimore Sun, date unknown.

    "Mrs. Dieterich Weds for the Third Time," newspaper clipping, date and source unknown.

    wedding announcement of Mr. Merwyn Ketchum Lee and Mrs. Mary Ridgely Brown-Dieterich.

    "Mary Ridgely Brown Lee Dies in New York City," newspaper clipping, date and source unknown.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Governor Frank Brown Family Bible and Photo Collection) MSA SC 2034.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Brown Collection), 1747-1937, M11762, MSA SC 4704.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Emmanuel Church Collection), 1854-1959, M501, MSA SC 2666.

Maryland State Archive SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Legislative History Project) Governor Frank Brown File, MSA SC 1138-1473, 2/11/11/9.

BALTIMORE CITY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS (Marriage Record), 1869-1882, LFR 6, CR 10,280-1, MSA CM 206-6.

BALTIMORE CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (Death Records), Death Certificate No. A76446, CR 48,098,  MSA CM 1132-54.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD), 1880.


Records for Mary Ridgely Brown Lee-

Last Will and Testament of Mary R.B. Lee:

     SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Frank Brown Collection), Will of Mary R. B. Lee, MSA SC 778.

Inventory of Mary R.B. Lee's Estate:

     BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories), 1922, HWJ 235, p. 19-21, CR 10370-1, MSA CM 200-169.

Administration Account of Mary R.B. Lee:

     BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Administration Accounts), 1922, HWJ 259, p. 481, CR 10025-2, MSA CM 193-203.

Records for Frank Brown:

Last Will and Testament of Frank Brown:

    BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills), 1920, HWJ 134, p. 126, CR 184-3, MSA CM 219-152.

Inventory of Frank Brown's Estate:

     BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories), 1920, HWJ 227, p. 143, CR 10366-1, MSA CM 200-161.

Administration Account for Frank Brown's Estate:

     BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Administration Accounts), 1920, HWJ 245, CR 9639-2, MSA CM 193-189.

Records for Mary Ridgely Brown-

Last Will and Testament of Mary Ridgely Brown:

     CARROLL COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills), 1892-1897, GMP 7, i, 320, CR 112-2, MSA CM 305-9.

Inventory of Mary Ridgely Brown's Estate:

     CARROLL COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories), 1894-1898 GMP 16, p. 302, CR 9170-2, MSA CM 288-16.

Administration Account of Mary Ridgely Brown:

     CARROLL COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Administration Accounts), 1895-1898, GMP 17, p. 193, CR 8983-2, MSA CM 272-17.


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