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D.R. Stiltz and Co. Views of Baltimore Collection - PP106
Collection finding aids of Photograph Collections in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Maryland Historical Society Library
D.R. STILTZ AND CO. VIEWS OF BALTIMORE COLLECTION
Prints and Photographs Division, Maryland Historical Society
201 W. Monument St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Finding aid created by Katherine Cowan with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, December 1999
Daniel R. Stiltz is listed as a photographer in the business section of the Baltimore City Directory in 1856-1859, with offices at 159 W. Baltimore St. and residence at 82 S. Sharp St. By the mid-1860s, Stiltz shared office space with carvers and guilders Butler, Perrigo & Way at 168 W. Baltimore St., and lived on Hollins St.
Source unknown (various accessions: 47453, 54446, 56611, and 63566).
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 41 carte de visite albumen prints made in 1864. The subjects are a wide range of Baltimore views. Churches predominate, with some schools, public buildings, and theaters.
The photographs are arranged according to PP catalog numbers.
PP106.1 - House of the Friendless, Townsend and Ross.
PP106.2 - Church of Ascension (P.E.), Lexington and Pine.
PP106.3 - Associated Church (Presbyterian), Fayette, near Charles. 2 items.
PP106.4 - Cathedral, Cathedral and Mulberry. Duplicate/copy negative Z24.1615.
PP106.5 - Central Presbyterian Church, Saratoga and Liberty Sts.
PP106.6 - Chatsworth (Methodist), Pine and Franklin.
PP106.7 - Christ Church (P.E.), Gay and Fayette. Dup/copy neg Z24.1297.
PP106.8 - East Baltimore (Universalist) Church, Baltimore near Central Ave.
PP106.9 - Fourth Presbyterian, Fayette and Carey, Franklin Square.
PP106.10-.11 - Grace Church (P.E.), Monument and Park. 2 items.
PP106.12 - Greenmount Ave. Chapel (M.E.), Greenmount Ave.
PP106.13 - Light Street (Methodist) Church, Light Street. (RESTRICTED?)
PP106.14 - Otterbein Church, Conway near Sharp.
PP106.15-.16 - St. Alphonsus (German Catholic) Church, Saratoga and Park. 2 items. Dup/copy neg Z24.1379.
PP106.17 - St. Andrews (P.E.), High and Lombard. Dup/copy neg Z24.1294.
PP106.18 - St. Ignatius (Catholic), Calvert and Madison.
PP106.19 - St. John's (M.P.), Liberty and Fayette. Dup/copy neg Z24.613.
PP106.20 - St. Joseph's (Catholic) Church, Barre and Howard.
PP106.21 - St. Mark's (Lutheran), Eutaw above Saratoga.
PP106.22 - South Presbyterian, Light and Montgomery.
PP106.23-.24 - Mayor's Office, Holliday Street.
PP106.25 - Dental College, Assembly Buildings. Dup/copy neg Z24.449.
PP106.26 - Maryland Institute, Baltimore Street. Dup/copy neg Z24.447.
PP106.27 - Visitation Convent, Park and Centre.
PP106.28 - Court House, Calvert and Lexington. Dup/copy neg Z24.1296.
PP106.29 - Customs House. (PRINT NOT FOUND)
PP106.30 - Masonic Hall, St. Paul Street. Dup/copy neg Z24.1295.
PP106.31 - Odd Fellows Hall, Gay Street. Dup/copy neg Z24.522.
PP106.32 - Athenaeum, St. Paul and Saratoga.
PP106.33 - Aged Men's Home, Lexington and Calhoun.
PP106.34 - Aged Women's Home, Lexington and Calhoun.
PP106.35 - Central High School, Holliday and Fayette (old assembly rooms, original City College).
PP106.36 - Eastern Female High School, Aisquith near Orleans. Dup/copy neg Z24.80.VF.
PP106.37 - Hanover Street Synagogue. Dup/copy neg Z24.2122.
PP106.38 - Front Street Theater. (PRINT NOT FOUND) Dup/copy neg Z24.265.
PP106.39 - Holliday Street Theater. (PRINT NOT FOUND) Dup/copy neg Z24.266.
PP106.40-.41 - Western Female High School, Fayette Street. 2 items. © 2001 Maryland Historical Society - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
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