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
War of 1812Women's HistoryBenjamin Henry Latrobe
PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Druid Hill Park, Druid Hill Avenue, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Druid Hill Park entrance at Druid Hill Avenue at Fulton Street, Baltimore. Shows Conservatory in background.
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
1994.42.101


Druid Hill Park, Madison Avenue, Automobiles, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Druid Hill Park, Baltimore. Looking south at Madison Avenue entrance. Shows entrance gates, automobiles, and pedestrians.
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
1994.42.102


Architecture, Bridges, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified bridge. Possibly over Jones Falls.
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
1995.62.017


Druid Hill Park, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Moorish Tower at Druid Hill Park Lake, Baltimore, MD.
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
1995.62.018


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Unidentified street. Shows rowhouses and pedestrians.
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
1995.62.010


Church of Saint Michael and All Angels, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Church of Saint Michael and All Angels. 2013 St Paul St 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
1995.62.021


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified building. Possibly 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. 1920 - 1930
1995.62.023


Fort McHenry, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Fort McHenry entrance gate, 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
1995.62.041


Morris Building, Charles Street, Saratoga Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Morris Building, 300 North Charles Street, Baltimore. Northwest corner of Charles Street and Saratoga Street. Brooke, Stokes and 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
1995.62.052


Safe Deposit and Trust Company, South Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Automobiles,
Unidentified photographer
Safe Deposit and Trust Company building. 13 South Street, Baltimore. Shows automobile 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
1995.62.053


Baltimore City Police Department, Fallsway, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Baltimore City Police Department Headquarters. 100 Fallsway, Baltimore. Northwest corner of Fallsway and Fayette 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
1995.62.054


Parks, Patterson Park, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified park. Possibly Patterson 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
1995.62.055


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
Street scene. Union Station (Pennsylvania Station). Shows railroad train in foreground, ramp to station, St. Paul Street, and Mt. Royal Avenue.
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
1995.62.056


Merchants National Bank, Water Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Merchants National Bank building. 301-305 Water 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. 1920 - 1930
1995.62.057


Hansa Haus, Redwood Street, Charles Street, German heritage, Beaux-Arts, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Hansa Haus Building. 2 East Redwood 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. 1920 - 1930
1995.62.058


Bernheimer-Leader, Department Store, Bernheimer's, Howard Street, Lexington Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene (elevated view). Bernheimer-Leader Stores. Southwest corner of Howard and Lexington Streets, Baltimore. Show's Read's Drug Store sign, automobiles, pedestrians.
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
1995.62.059


Lexington Market, Lexington Street, Eutaw Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene (elevated view). Lexington Market. Looking west on Lexington Street, corner of Eutaw Street, Baltimore. Shows patrons and outdoor vendors.
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
1995.62.060


Warner's Metropolitan Theatre, Theaters, Pennsylvania Avenue, North Avenue, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection,
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue, Baltimore. Shows Elite Quick lunch, bowling alley, F.J. Wilson loans, Warner's Metropolitan Theatre (1538 West North Avenue).
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. 1922-1947
1995.62.003


Saint Paul Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. City of Baltimore Health Department building. Preston Gardens (St. Paul Place), Baltimore. Shows automobile and billboards.
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
1995.62.061


Hotel Rennert, Saratoga Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene (elevated view). Hotel Rennert. 31 West Saratoga Street, Baltimore. Southwest corner of Saratoga Street and Liberty Street, Baltimore. 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. 1920 - 1930
1995.62.062


Games