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
Drovers and Mechanics National Bank, Eutaw Street, Fayette Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Drovers and Mechanics National Bank, main office. Northwest corner of Eutaw Street and Fayette 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
1994.42.018


National Central Bank, Central Fire Insurance Company, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
National Central Bank, Central Fire Insurance Company. Corner of North Holliday Street and East Baltimore Street, Baltimore. Also shows Bamboo Inn Chop Suey, Frank and Company Clothes, Modern Stamp Manufacturing Company, and part of City Hall dome.
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
1994.42.019


Savings Bank of Baltimore, Baltimore Street, Charles Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Savings Bank of Baltimore. Southeast corner of Baltimore Street and South 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
Ca. 1925
1994.42.020


Union Trust Company, Charles Street, Fayette Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Union Trust Company of Maryland. Northeast corner of Charles Street and Fayette Street, Baltimore. Also shows Katz Jewelers, Piano company, automobiles, streetcar tracks.
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
1994.42.021


Western National Bank, Eutaw Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Western National Bank. 14 North Eutaw 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
1994.42.022


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Baltimore Street, Calvert Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Alex Brown and Sons building. Southwest corner of East Baltimore Street and South Calvert 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
1994.42.023


Mutual Life Insurance Company, Baltimore Trust Company, South Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Mutual Life Insurance Company office. 15 South Street. Baltimore Trust Company office. 17 South Street, Baltimore. Also shows streetcar tracks.
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
1994.42.024


Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, Preston Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation. 24 West Preston Street, Baltimore. Also shows Lyric Opera House, automobiles, streetcar tracks.
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
1994.42.025


Babcock Memorial Presbyterian Church, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Babcock Memorial Presbyterian Church. 1100-1122 West North Avenue, Baltimore. Northwest corner of North Avenue and Madison Avenue. Shows automobiles and streetcar tracks. The church was built in stages between 1893-1902. Babcock leaves in 1949 and Whatcoat Methodist Church (African American Congregation) uses the building until 1954. The church is now (2012) known as Union Temple Congregation or Union Temple Baptist Church.
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
1994.42.026


First Church of Christ Scientists, Tuscany-Canterbury, University Parkway, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
First Church of Christ, Scientists. 102 West University Parkway, 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
1994.42.027


Temple Oheb Shalom, Synagogue, Eutaw Place, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Temple Oheb Shalom, Reform Synagogue. 1301-1307 Eutaw Place, Baltimore. Corner of Lanvale Street and Eutaw Place. 1961, Prince Hall Freemasons. 2013: Masonic Temple
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
1994.42.029


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


Games