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

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Fashion, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Group portrait with Samuel Hendin receiving a plaque. Minnie Davis standing next to Samuel Hendin. The plaque commemorates the tenth anniversary of the dress shop Hendin's Hollywood Fashions
Restricted to copy print only in the Special Collections Department. For more information, please contact specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Circa 1952
HEN.00.B1-143


Paul Henderson, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, African American History, Morgan State College, Track and Field, Sport, Afro-American Newspaper, Baltimore (Md.)
Henderson, Paul, 1899-1988
Sam Lacy speacking with Morgan State College relay team known as "The Historic Four." Sam Lacy (far left), Bill Brown (second from left), Robert "Bob" Tyler (third from left), Sam LaBeach (second from right), George Rhoden (far right)
Restricted to copy print only in the Special Collections Department. For more information, please contact specialcollections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
May 1949
HEN.01.14-041


Prints, Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Baltimore (Md.)
E. Sachse and Company
Bird's Eye View of Baltimore City. Hambleton Print Collection.
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
1858
H17


Prints, Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore (Md.)
Louis Kurz
Procession of Prelates of the Second Plenary Council. Hambleton Print Collection.
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
1868
H67


Prints, Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Church, Catonsville (Md.)
Hoen and Company
St. Timothy's Church and Hall, Catonsville, MD. Hambleton Print Collection.
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. 1850.
H72


Prints, Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Military, Frederick (Md.)
P.S. Duvall
Camp Frederick. Hambleton Print Collection
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
Circa 1873.
H79


Prints, Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Hotel, Baltimore (Md.)
E. Sachse & Co.
Barnum's City Hotel. The foundation for Barnum's City Hotel was laid in 1825 at the southwest corner of Fayette and Calvert Streets. Lithograph, hand colored.
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
Circa 1850.
H119


Prints, Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Maritime, Baltimore (Md.)
Druck
The Steamer Yacht "Ross Winans"
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. 1866.
H181


Prints, Hambleton Print Collection, Street scene, Baltimore (Md.)
Unknown photographer.
Baltimore Street at Center Market Space, Facing East Market Fountain. Print after daguerreotype.
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
Unknown.
H189


Tailor Shop
Occupation, Paintings, Artwork
Glushakow, Jacob
Oil on board, 16.625 x 20.75 inches.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not dated.
2014-7


Maritime, Baltimore (Md.), Paintings, Artwork
Glushakow, Jacob
Oil on masonite. 18 x 24 inches.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not dated.
2014-11


Stirling Street, Baltimore (Md.), Street scene, Painting, Artwork
Glushakow, Jacob
Oil on masonite. 15 x 18 inches.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1953
2014-12


Maritime, Baltimore (Md.), Paintings, Artwork
Glushakow, Jacob
Oil on board. 16.125 x 18 inches.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not dated.
2014-14


Baltimore, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Street scenes
Unidentified photographer
Booklet. "Greater Baltimore: Latest souvenir view book of greater Baltimore, the Largest city of the south. Forty views reproduced from the latest and best photographs. I. & M. Ottenheimer, Publishers. Baltimore, Maryland."
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
1994.42.001


Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Infirmary, Hospital, Broadway
Unidentified photographer
The Church Home and Infirmary Hospital. 100 North Broadway, 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.
1994.42.002


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Broadway, McElderry Street, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Johns Hopkins Hospital main building. Looking northeast from Broadway and McElderry 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
1994.42.003


Architecture, Buildings, structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Infirmary, Hospital, Madison Street
Unidentified photographer
Maryland General Hospital. 310 West Madison 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
1994.42.004


Peabody Conservatory, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection,
Unidentified photographer
Peabody Conservatory of Music. Mount Vernon Place and 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
1994.42.005


University of Maryland, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, School of Dentistry, Davidge Hall, School of Medicine, Greene Street, Lombard Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
University of Maryland buildings, Baltimore. School of Dentistry, 37-51 South Greene Street, at left. Davidge Hall, 500 block, West Lombard Street, at right. School of Medicine.
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
1994.42.006


University of Maryland, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Davidge Hall, School of Medicine, Lombard Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
University of Maryland School of Medicine, or Davidge Hall. 500 block, West Lombard Street, Baltimore. Also shows E. Rosenfeld 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. 1925
1994.42.007


Games