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
Works on paper; Manuscripts; Manuscripts--Pictorial works
Faris, Hyram, 1769-1800
Shop drawing clock face. Signed Hyram Faris/Annapolis. Hyram Faris may have made this drawing while working in his father's shop" See: The Diary of William Faris: The Daily Life of an Annapolis Silversmith.
Public use restricted to photocopies. 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
1790-1800
MS348


American Civil War, 1861-1865; Works on paper
Omenhausser, John I.
Illustration in John I. Omenhausser's sketchbook
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1865
1945.57.1


American Civil War, 1861-1865; Works on paper
Omenhausser, John I.
Illustration in John I. Omenhausser's sketchbook
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1865
1945.57.1


American Civil War, 1861-1865; Works on paper
Omenhausser, John I.
Illustration in John I. Omenhausser's sketchbook
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1865
1945.57.1


American Civil War, 1861-1865; Works on paper
Omenhausser, John I.
Illustration in John I. Omenhausser's sketchbook
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1865
1945.57.1


Games