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
Automobiles, Baltimore (Md.), Street scene, Landscape, Architecture, Urban landscape, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum, Rowhouses
Unidentified photographer
St. Paul Street from Pleasant Street, looking north. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
June 10, 1914
MC2109


Automobiles, Baltimore (Md.), Street scene, Landscape, Architecture, Urban landscape, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum, Rowhouses
Unidentified photographer
St. Paul Street, north from Lexington Street. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
1914
MC2110


Horse-drawn wagons, Baltimore (Md.), Street scene, Landscape, Architecture, Urban landscape, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum, Rowhouses
Unidentified photographer
Hamilton Street from St Paul Street to Courtland Street, south side. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
MC2112


Churches and synagogues, Military, Theater, Photographs, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Holliday Street Theatre, Hotel Lexington, Zion Church, and army recruiting station. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
MC2381


Street scene, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Chesapeake Avenue, east from 4th Street. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
September 26, 1930
CC2646-1


Houses, Street scene, Urban landscape, Automobiles, Neighborhoods, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Rowhouses,
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified neighborhood street. Shows garages, cars, and 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
CC2645-6


Street scene, Urban Landscape, Garages, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified street. Shows garages. Sign: “City Property. No Parking day or night under penalty. Bureau of Highways”. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
CC2645-2


Street scene, Urban landscape, Automobiles, Neighborhoods, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Rowhouses,
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified neighborhood street. Shows car and rowhouses. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
CC2645-3


Street scene, Urban landscape, Automobiles, Neighborhoods, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Rowhouses,
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified neighborhood street. Shows rowhouses. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
CC2645-4


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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
February 3, 1932
CC2643-4


Landscape, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Street scene
Unidentified photographer
Chesapeake Avenue, west from 9th Street, east from Hanover Street. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
1930
CC2644-1


Photographs, Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Street scene, Houses
Unidentified photographer
Chesapeake Avenue, west from 9th Street, east from Hanover Street. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
1930
CC2644-2


Street scene, Landscape, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified street. Shows car and 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
CC2645-1


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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
February 3, 1932
CC2643-3


Street scene, Urban landscape, Automobiles, Neighborhoods, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Rowhouses,
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified neighborhood street. Shows cars and rowhouses. 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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
CC2645-5


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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
February 3, 1932
CC2643-3