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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American Civil WarAfrican American HistoryPhotographs
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PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Mount Vernon Place, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Mount Vernon Place looking northwest. Shows Washington Apartments, 100 North Charles Street at left, monument to Justice Taney, Stafford Hotel Apartments, 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.081


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Fayette Street, looking west from St. Paul Street, Baltimore. Shows Maryland Hotel (16 East Fayette Street), Gunther Building (on right with Harriman Company office), sign for bowling alley, streetcar, 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.082


Charles Street, North Avenue, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Intersection of Charles Street and North Avenue, looking south at 1800 block of Charles Street. Shows elevated traffic booth with officer, traffic, United Cigars, Hotel Waldorf, William M. Fouch Company, Inc. Pharmacists, Log Cabin Candy.
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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.083


Charles Street, Pennsylvania Station, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. North Charles Street looking north. Shows west end of Pennsylvania Railroad Station (Penn Station). Also shows Savarin Restaurant, Kenyon Tires sign, Waldorf Building, pedestrians, 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.084


Howard Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
"Antiques row." North Howard Street, north of Madison Street, Baltimore. Joseph Mask Antiques, 843 North Howard Street. Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 847 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.085


Saint Paul Street, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. St. Paul Street, looking northwest from Fayette Street, Baltimore. Shows Title Guarantee and Trust Company, J.A.W. Iglehart and 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.086


Charles Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Automobiles, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. North Charles Street looking south. East side between Mt. Royal Avenue and Preston Street. Shows Vienna Pastry Shop, The Mt. Royal Inn, Meat market, New Lyceum, Belvedere Hotel, Washington Monument, automobiles, and 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.087


Light Street, Redwood Street, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Corner of Light Street and Redwood Street, Baltimore. Shows Southern Hotel on left, Commerce Trust Company, automobiles, and the Baltimore Trust Company in distance.
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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.088


Cathedral Street, Automobiles, Mount Vernon Place, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Cathedral Street looking north from Centre Street, Baltimore. Shows Severn Apartment building (at Mount Vernon Place), 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.089


Mount Royal Avenue, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Mount Royal Avenue at Mosher Street, Baltimore. Shows Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, rowhouses, Jones Automobiles (1523-1533 Mt. Royal Avenue), 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.090


Light Street, Horses, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Light Street south of Pratt Street, Baltimore. Shows Mengels Herold Company Syrup and Molasses trucks, man (police officer ?) on horseback, 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.091


Pratt Street, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Looking east on Pratt Street from Light Street. Shows Bolgiano Seeds, Keystone Electric Company, Rennert Hotel Coffee, Baltimore and Philadelphia Steamboat Company, automobiles, horse-drawn wagons, commercial trucks.
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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.092


Hopkins Place, Automobiles, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Looking north on Hopkins Place across Baltimore Street and Park Avenue. Shows Baltimore Bargain House, Chan's Quality Shop, Harris Clothing Company.
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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.093


Park Avenue, Liberty Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Automobiles,
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Looking north on Park Avenue (left) and Liberty Street (right). Ends at St. Paul's Rectory at Saratoga Street and Cathedral Street. Shows Baltimore Gas and Electric Company on Lexington Street and Liberty Street, The Lincoln Company and other businesses.
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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.094


Bridges, Waterways, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified bridge over water. Possibly Harford Road over Herring Run.
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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.095


Bridges, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified dirt road and bridge. Shows manual well pump.
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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.096


Druid Hill Park Zoo, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
The Maryland House. Druid Hill Park Zoo, 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.097


Druid Hill Park Zoo, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Cages and visitors at the zoo in Druid Hill Park, 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.098


Druid Hill Park Zoo, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Cages and visitors at the zoo in Druid Hill Park, 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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.099


Druid Hill Park Lake, Automobiles, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Automobiles along Druid Hill Park Reservoir, Baltimore. Near Christopher Columbus Monument.
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. 1920 - 1930
1994.42.100


Games