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.

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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
Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Military camps; West Virginia; Occupation--Military--Soldier
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Seneca Rocks, Elkins, West Virginia. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine. August, 1943.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1943
B1974-16


Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Farming; Baltimore County (Md.)
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Sagamore Farms, Vanderbilt Estate in the Worthington Valley in Baltimore County, Maryland. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine. August, 1966.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1966
B1658-1


Bodine, A. Aubrey; Bowling.; Photographs; Sports
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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B1576


Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Mount Vernon Square; Urban landscape; Baltimore (Md.)
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Mount Vernon Square looking south. Snow scene. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1960
B346-16


Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Baltimore (Md.); Urban landscape
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Looking North from Number 1, Charles Center. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1963
B329-2


Maryland Institute, College of Art., Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Maryland Institute College of Art; Architecture interior
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Maryland Institute Exhibit Gallery. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1966
B172-4-P


Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Peabody Institute; Library; Architecture Interior
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Library Interior, Peabody Institute. John Dos Passos in foreground. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1960
B210-3


Hotel Emerson
Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Baltimore (Md.)--Business--Hotel; Street scene; Urban landscape; Baltimore (Md.)
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Hotel Emerson. Located on Baltimore and Calvert Streets. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1967
B240


Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; Locus Point; Port Covington; Landscape
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
View from Baltimore & Ohio Railroad elevator. Locust Point, Port Covington in foreground. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1932
B317


Street scene; Bodine, A. Aubrey; Baltimore (Md.); Photographs
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Read Street Scene. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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B112-1


Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Architecture; Urban Landscape; Charles Center; Baltimore (Md.)
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970.
Charles Center. Black and White Photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1967
B98-21


Bodine, A. Aubrey; Photographs; Architecture; Urban Landscape; Baltimore (Md.)
Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906
Charles Center. Baltimore, Maryland. Black and white photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine. July, 1967.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1967
B98-19


African American history, Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Portrait female, Women's history, Entertainers, Churches and synagogues, Baltimore (Md.)--Churches and synagogues
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Mahalia Jackson (1911-1972) performing. Possibly Gillis Memorial Church. Reverend Theodore Jackson. Audience in background. Photography by Paul S. Henderson (1899-1988), circa February 1959.
Restricted to copy print only in the Special Collections Department. For more information, please contact specialcollections@mdhs.org
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ca. 1959
HEN.00.A2-270


Lexington Street, Restaurants, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore Theatre, Theater-Movie, Business, Buildings, structures, etc., Architecture, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Loew's Century Theatre (18 West Lexington Street), Bachrach Photographers, Huyler's Restaurant. Unit block west Lexington Street, Baltimore. Now demolished. Built in 1921 after plans prepared by John J. Zink. Prior to the addition of The Valencia Theatre (above The Century Theatre). Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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ca. 1925
1995.62.001


West Franklin Street, Leisure, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Street scenes
Unidentified photographer
Hazazers Dancing Palace. 107-111 West Franklin Street, Baltimore. Also shows Boumi Temple. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.002


Architecture, Buildings, structures, Bowling, Theater-Movie, Leisure, Baltimore Theatre, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue, Baltimore. Shows Elite Quick Lunch, bowling alley, F.J. Wilson Loans, Warner's Metropolitan Theatre (1538 West North Avenue). Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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ca. 1922-1947
1995.62.003


Architecture, Buildings, structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Lehmann's Hall, Café des Arts. 852 North Howard Street, Baltimore. Shows automobile. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.004


Architecture, Buildings, structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Leisure, Theater-Movies, Baltimore Theatre, West Fayette Street
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Palace Theatre. 311-317 West Fayette Street, Baltimore. Columbia burlesque. Also shows streetcar tracks, automobiles, sign for billiards. Also known as Town Theatre, Empire Theatre, and Everyman Theatre (2012). Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.005


Baltimore Street, Business, Theater-Movie, Theater, Baltimore Theatre, Street scenes, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. 400 block, East Baltimore Street, Baltimore. Shows the Gayety Theatre, 403-405 East Baltimore Street. Also shows the Hearst Tower which housed the Baltimore News-American (also known as The Tower Building, originally built by the Maryland Casualty Company), National Central Bank, Frank and COmpany Clothes, automobiles, and streetcar tracks. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.006


Street scenes, Photographs, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Architecture, Buildings, structures, Theater, Theater-Movies, Baltimore Theatre; Howard Street
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Academy of Music and Auditorium Theatre (sometimes referred to as Kernan's Auditorium Theatre). 500 block, Howard Street, Baltimore. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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ca. 1927
1995.62.007


Games