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
Rowhouses, Street scene, Urban landscape, Baltimore (Md.), Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Fires and explosions
Unidentified photographer
St. Paul Street, east side. Hamilton to Centre Street and north side of Hamilton Street from St. Paul Street to Courtland Street, Baltimore. July 7, 1814. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10, box 1. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
July 7, 1914
MC2105


Baltimore (Md.), Urban Landscape, Street scene, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Rowhouses
Unidentified photographer
Pleasant Street from Courtland Street to St. Paul Street. July 9, 1914. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 1. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
July 9, 1914
MC2106


Street scene, Urban landscape, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Rowhouses
Unidentified photographer
St. Paul Street from Saratoga Street to Pleasant Street. July 9, 1914. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 1. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
July 9, 1914
MC2108


Street scene, Urban landscape, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene: unidentified road with damage in foreground, bridge and house in background. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not dated
CC2634-1


Street scene, Urban landscape, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene: Unidentified road. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not dated
CC2634-2


Neighborhoods, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified suburban neighborhood. Shows houses. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not dated
CC2634-3


Neighborhoods, Photographs, Houses, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified suburban neighborhood. Shows houses in background. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not dated
CC2634-3


Houses, Street scene, Photographs, Bridges and viaducts, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified road. Shows bridge and house in background. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not dated
CC2634-4


Photographs, Street scene, Houses, Neighborhoods, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Wilton Heights Avenue and Florence Avenue, Belvedere to Hayward. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
September 30, 1935
CC2639-1


Photographs, Street scene, Houses, Neighborhoods, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Wilton Heights Avenue and Florence Avenue, Belvedere to Hayward. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
September 30, 1935
CC2639-2


Photographs, Street scene, Houses, Neighborhoods, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Wilton Heights Avenue and Florence Avenue, Belvedere to Hayward. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
September 30, 1935
CC2639-3


Photographs, Street scene, Houses, Neighborhoods, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Wilton Heights Avenue and Florence Avenue, Belvedere to Hayward. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
September 30, 1935
CC2639-4


Photographs, Street scene, Houses, Neighborhoods, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Park Heights Avenue. North from Clarks Lane. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1933
CC2640


Photographs, Machinery, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified photographer
Road plow, North Avenue yard. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1930
CC2641-1


Houses, Portrait group, Photographs, Machinery, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified photographer
Road plow, North Avenue yard. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1930
CC2641-2


Photographs, Machinery, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified photographer
Road plow, North Avenue yard. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1930
CC2641-3


Rowhouses, Transportation, Automobiles, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore City Life Museum Collection,
Unidentified photographer
Fenwick Avenue, west from Harford Road. Resurfacing. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
December 8, 1930
CC2642


Landscape, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Herring Run at Philadelphia Road. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
February 3, 1932
CC2643-1


Water, Landscape, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Portrait group,
Unidentified photographer
Herring Run at Philadelphia Road. Group portrait. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
February 3, 1932
CC2643-2


Water, Landscape, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Herring Run at Philadelphia Road. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, box 2. Note: Reference photograph.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
February 3, 1932
CC2643-3


Games