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
East Baltimore Street, Buildings, structures, Banks and banking, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. The National Bank of Baltimore. 100-104 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.032


Confederate States of America, Monuments, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Mount Royal Avenue at Mosher Street, Baltimore. Shows rowhouses and automobiles. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.033


Broadway, East Fayette Street, Fraternal organizations, Street scene, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Thomas Wildey Odd Fellows Monument. Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.). North Broadway and East Fayette Street, Baltimore. Shows rowhouses and snow. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.034


Buildings, structures, Churches and synagogues, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified church. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.022


Bridges and viaducts, Fallsway, Chase Street, Monuments, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Looking north on The Fallsway at Chase Street, Baltimore. Shows the Fallsway Fountain Monument. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.024


Druid Hill, Zoos, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
The Maryland House. Zoo in Druid Hill Park, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.026


Druid Hill, Automobiles, Street scenes, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Automobiles along Druid Hill Park Reservoir, Baltimore. Near Christopher Columbus Monument. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print. See also: 1994.42.100 (same image).
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.027


Automobiles, Business and industry, Howard Street, Madison Street, Banks and banking, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Commonwealth Bank of Baltimore. 715-721 North Howard Street, Baltimore. Southeast corner of Howard Street and Madison Street. Shows automobiles, pedestrians, and traffic police in booth. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.020


Civil Rights, Jewish history, Clubs and organizations, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
The Phoenix Club. 1505-1507 Eutaw Place, Baltimore. Shows automobiles. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print. The club moved here from Park Avenue in 1891 and operated until ca. 1959.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.019


Street scenes, Baltimore (Md.), Photographs, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures, Charles Street
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Charles Street and West 32nd Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.016 A


Street scenes, Baltimore (Md.), Photographs, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures, Charles Street
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Charles Street and West 32nd Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.016 A


Daguerreotypes, Henry Clark, Harbor, Buildings, structures, etc., Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.)
Henry H. Clark
View of Baltimore, southwesterly from Shot Tower. Full plate daguerreotype by Henry H. Clark, ca. 1845-1850. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1845-1850
MC711 .9


Streetcars, North Charles Street, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, Street scenes, Photographs, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Street scene (elevated view). Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company (B&O) building. 2-12 North Charles Street, Baltimore. Shows streetcar, automobiles, pedestrians. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920
1995.62.012


Cemeteries, West Fayette Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Westminster Church and Burying Ground (cemetery). 519 West Fayette Street, Baltimore. Shows painted sign for Read's Drug Store. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.014


Hospitals, Baltimore (Md.), Henry Clark, Daguerreotypes, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Henry H. Clark
View of Baltimore from Shot Tower, showing Church Home Hospital. Full plate daguerreotype by Henry H. Clark, ca. 1845-1850. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1845-1850
MC711 .8


Baltimore (Md.), Photographs, Daguerreotypes, Henry Clark, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Business and industry
Henry H. Clark
View of Baltimore, looking northeasterly from Federal Hill. Full plate daguerreotype by Henry H. Clark, ca. 1845-1850. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1845-1850
MC711 .7


Henry Clark, Harbor, Daguerreotypes, Federal Hill, Baltimore (Md.), Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Henry H. Clark
View of Federal Hill, Baltimore, from Harbor. Shows Dudley/Porter Marine Observatory. Full plate daguerreotype attributed to Henry H. Clark, ca. 1845-1850. Baltimore City LIfe Museum Collection.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1845-1850
MC711 .1


Henry Clark, Washington Monument, Daguerreotypes, Baltimore (Md.), Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection,
Henry H. Clark
View of Baltimore from Shot Tower. Full plate daguerreotype by Henry H. Clark, ca. 1845-1848. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1845-1848
MC711 .2


Daguerreotypes, Henry Clark, Harbor, Buildings, structures, etc., Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.)
Henry H. Clark
Baltimore Harbor. Shows ships Osiris, Constitution, and Bertha Harrassowitz. Full plate daguerreotype by Henry H. Clark, ca. 1845-1850. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1845-1850
MC711 .4


Daguerreotypes, Henry Clark, Harbor, Buildings, structures, etc., Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.)
Henry H. Clark
View of Baltimore Harbor. Gay Street dock from Federal Hill. Shows ships Herald and Juniata. Full plate daguerreotype by Henry H. Clark, ca. 1845-1850. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection.
Restricted to reference photograph. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1845-1850
MC711 .5