Collections Online

Welcome to the Maryland Historical Society’s Collections Online Database. Browse through both Museum Department collections and the Special Collections Department of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library by subject or by medium. Here you will see paintings, photographs, manuscripts, decorative arts pieces, lithographs, and more.

With well over one million items housed at MdHS, this database contains merely a fraction of what can be found in the combined collections. Information contained in the records of the Collections Online Database is subject to change as a result of ongoing research.

For information on how to get started, take a look at the About page.  Use or reproduction of MdHS images without permission is not permitted. For more information, see the Terms of Use page. For reproductions or permission to use images, please visit the Rights and Reproductions page

Browse by subject using these links or enter a term in the search boxes below (scroll down for results):

American Civil WarAfrican American HistoryPhotographs
War of 1812Women's HistoryBenjamin Henry Latrobe
PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
African American history, Women’s history, Portrait female, Interior, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-069a


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait female, Interior, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Eliza Benson with mixing bowl
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-068


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait female, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-066


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait female, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-067


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait female, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-069


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait female, Interior, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-069a


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait female, Interior, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson with camera
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-070


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait group, Child, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson with child
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-072


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait group, Child, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson with Ruth Hayden
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-073


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait female, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson at doorway of the Little Stone House
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-306


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait group, Child, Interior, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson holding Anna Bradfor
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-307


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait group, Child, Interior, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Eliza Benson and Kitty [Catherine]
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-308


African American history, Women’s history, Portrait group, Child, Exterior, Baltimore (Md.)
Emily Spencer Hayden
Portrait of Eliza Benson with Anna (Nan)?
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1907
PP92-309


Games