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
Elk's Lodge, Fayette Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Elk's Lodge, Baltimore Lodge No. 7. 309 West Fayette Street, Baltimore. Also shows Hotel Lafayette.
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
1995.62.091


Baltimore Bargain House, Baltimore Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
treet scene. American Wholesale Corporation, Baltimore Bargain House, Butler Brothers. 200-220 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore. 2012: Nancy Grasmick Building, Maryland Higher Education Commission.
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
1995.62.092


Architecture, Bridges, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified bridge. Possibly over Jones Falls.
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
1995.62.093


Architecture, Bridges, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified bridge over water.
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
1995.62.094


Battle Monument, Calvert Street, Fayette Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Looking southeast at Calvert Street and Fayette Street, Baltimore. Center: Battle Monument (War of 1812). Left: United States Post Office. Back center: Munsey Building. Also noted as pictured: Bickford's Cafeteria, Read's Drug Store, automobiles, horse-drawn wagon (with horses at watering station), and traffic booth.
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
1995.62.095


Federal Reserve Bank, Lexington Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Baltimore Branch Federal Reserve Bank. 114-120 East Lexington Street, Baltimore. Also shows Maryland Life Building.
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
1995.62.096


Savings Bank of Baltimore, Baltimore Street, Charles Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. The Savings Bank of Baltimore. Southeast corner of Baltimore Street and Charles Street, Baltimore. Shows Hansa Haus, bus.
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
1995.62.097


Atlantic Exchange Bank, Baltimore Trust Company, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Atlantic Exchange Bank, The Baltimore Trust Company. Also shows S. Neuberger and Sons, Mass and Kemper, Daniel Miller Company, Litsinger Signs, streetcar tracks, pedestrians.
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
1995.62.098


Farmer's and Merchants National Bank, Lombard Street, South Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Farmer's and Merchants National Bank. 44 South Street, Baltimore. Corner of Lombard Street and South Street. Also shows Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower, streetcar, Clark Building.
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
1995.62.099


Old Town National Bank, Fallsway, Gay Street, Architecture, Buildings, Structures, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Street scenes, Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Old Town National Bank. 321 Fallsway at Gay Street, Baltimore. Shows sign for Hupmobile.
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
1995.62.100


Street scenes, Guilford Avenue, Baltimore Sewerage and State Roads Commission Construction Projects CollectionPhotographs, Baltimore (Md.),
Unidentified
25th St. and Guilford Ave., 1915. Shows residences and streetcar track in center of street with streetcar in background.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@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
April 20, 1915
PP165.174


Interior, Object, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Nature - Windowsill with Geraniums
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@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
ca. 1930
PP92-254


Women’s history, Portrait female, Artist, Baltimore (Md.)
Guy Spencer
Portrait of Emily Spencer Hayden
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@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
Not dated
PP92-001


Women’s history, Portrait female, Artist, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Emily Harrison Spencer Hayden
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@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
Not Dated
PP92-002


Children, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Emily Spencer and Katharine Constable Spencer
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@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
Not Dated
PP92-003


Portrait group, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Group Portrait with Emily and Charles Hayden
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
November, 1889
PP92-004


Portrait group, women, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Group Portrait with Emily Spencer Hayden
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@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
Not Dated
PP92-005


Portrait male, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Charles Hayden
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
Not Dated
PP92-006


Portrait male, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Charles S. Hayden
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@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
Not Dated
PP92-007a


Portrait male, Baltimore (Md.)
Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of Charles S. Hayden
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@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
Not Dated
PP92-007b


Games