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
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


Frank Building, Sinai Hospital Nurses Home, Sinai Hospital, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Frank Building at Sinai Hospital. Original Hebrew Hospital. Now Johns Hopkins Hospital. Shows buildings 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
1994.42.052


Royal Arcanum Building, Saratoga Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Royal Arcanum Building. 18 West Saratoga Street, Baltimore. Formerly the home of Johns Hopkins.
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
1994.42.053


Mount Clare Mansion, Washington Boulevard, Carroll Park, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Mount Clare Mansion. 1400-1600 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore. Carroll Park.
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
1994.42.054


Mount Clare Mansion, Washington Boulevard, Carroll Park, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Mount Clare Mansion. 1400-1600 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore. Carroll Park.
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
1994.42.055


House, Residence, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified house. Probably north 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
1994.42.056


House, Residence, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
4304 St. Paul Street, Baltimore. Previously owned by the Stieff Family of Stieff Pianos.
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
1994.42.057


House, Residence, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified house. Near Guilford Reservoir.
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
1994.42.058


House, Residence, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified house. Possibly Guilford.
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
1994.42.059


House, Residence, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified house. Possibly Guilford.
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
1994.42.060


Games