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
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PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Saint Paul's Presbyterian Episcopal Church, Charles Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Saint Paul's Presbyterian Episcopal Church. 200 block, North Charles Street, Baltimore.
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
November-December, 1925.
1994.42.030


Westminster Presbyterian Church and Cemetery, Fayette Street, Greene Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Westminster Presbyterian Church and Cemetery. 511-513 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, at Greene Street. Shows church in serious disrepair.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.031


Grace St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church, Park Avenue, Monument Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Grace St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church. 701 Park Avenue, Baltimore, at Monument Street.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.032


Zion German Lutheran Church, Holliday Street, Fire Department, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Zion German Lutheran Church. 201 North Holliday Street, Baltimore. Also shows Park and Fire Department building, automobiles.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.033


Mount Calvary Pentecostal Faith Church, Dolphin Street, Eutaw Place, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Mount Calvary Pentecostal Faith Church. Looking northwest on Eutaw Place from Dolphin Street. Baltimore.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.034


Park Bank Building, Lexington Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Park Bank Building. 100-102 West Lexington Street, Baltimore, at Liberty Street. Tenants: Park Bank, Park Bank Mortgage and Ground Rent Company; Harry E. Jacobi Jewelers.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.035


Stewart and Company, Department Store, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Stewart and Company (Stewart's). Howard Street and Lexington Street, Baltimore.
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
Ca. 1926
1994.42.036


Isaac Hamburger and Sons Company, Baltimore Street, Hanover Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Isaac Hamburger and Sons Company. Mens and boys clothiers and outfitters. Baltimore Street and Hanover Street, Baltimore.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.038


Hochschild Kohn and Company, Department store, Howard Street, Lexington Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Hochschild Kohn and Company (also written Hochschild's; Hochschild-Kohn) department store. Howard Street and West Lexington Street. Built 1897.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.039


Hearst Newspaper Production Building, Pratt Street, Commerce Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Newspaper, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Hearst Newspaper Production Building. The Baltimore News and The Baltimore American. Pratt Street and Commerce Street, Baltimore. Shows automobiles and neighboring buildings.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.040


Auditorium Theatre, Howard Street, Theaters, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Auditorium Theatre. 516 North Howard Street, Baltimore. Also known as Kernan's Auditorium. Featuring "The Monkey Talks"
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.042


Lyric Theatre, Mount Royal Avenue, Theater, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Lyric Theatre. 128-130 West Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore. Also shows The Calvert Tire Company, Don Julian Cigars, and automobiles.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.043


Recreation Center, Bowling Alley, Howard Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Recreation Center Corp. Bowling Alley. 610 North Howard Street, Baltimore. Also shows H. Chambers Company Decorators, 604 North Howard Street.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.044


Automobile Club of Maryland, Mount Royal Avenue, Cathedral Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Automobile Club of Maryland. 137 West Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, at Cathedral Street. Also shows Neill Buick Company, and automobiles.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.045


Association of Commerce, Oriole Cafeteria, Light Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Association of Commerce Building. Oriole Cafeteria. 22 Light Street, Baltimore. Oriole Cafeteria, Inc. office was located here in Room 403. Also shows automobiles.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.046


Bourse Building, Water Street, Commerce Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Bourse Building. 408 Water Street, Baltimore, at Commerce Street.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.047


Calvert Station, Railroad, Calvert Street, Centre Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Calvert Station. Railroad station. Calvert Street and Centre Street, Baltimore. Shows people outside.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.048


Union Station, Pennsylvania Station, Railroad, Charles Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Union Station (Pennsylvania Station). Railroad station. View from Charles Street Bridge. 1500 North Charles Street, Baltimore. Shows sign for Savarin Restaurant.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.049


Washington Baltimore and Annapolis Electric Railroad Company, Howard Street, Lombard Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Electric Railroad Company (WB&A) terminal station. 100 South Howard Street, Baltimore, at Lombard Street. Shows people outside and automobiles.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.050


United Railways and Electric Company Power Plant, Pier, Pratt Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
United Railways and Electric Company Power Plant, Pier 4. 601 East Pratt Street, Baltimore.
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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.051


Games