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PHOTO/BCLM. Peale/Baltimore City Life Museum Photograph Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: PHOTO/BCLM
Photograph collections transferred to the Maryland Historical Society from the Peale/Baltimore City Life Museum in 1998. Includes twenty accessioned collections, one print collection, and two negative collections. Browse by specific collection type by choosing a subgroup from the right of the screen.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

E. J. Gallagher Realty Company photograph and ephemera collection

Identifier: PP 0302

This collection consists of photographs and ephemera related to the E.J. Gallagher Realty Company one of the premier builders of rowhomes in Baltimore in the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1875-1973

Harold Williams collection

Identifier: 1982.3

The Harold Williams Collection consists of 11 boxes of 624 photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, dating from ca 1950 to 1972. The photographs were donated to Williams from various sources for use in his newspaper column “I Remember.” Subjects include views of Baltimore, portraiture, the Baltimore Fire of 1904, C&O Canal, Lyric Theatre, Southern Hotel, J.F. Weissner & Sons Brewing Company, Lake Roland Dam, and more.

Dates: circa 1950-1972

John Dubas photograph collection

Identifier: 1977.20

The John Dubas Collection consists of 24 boxes of photographs and manuscript materials related to Baltimore photographer John Dubas, including more than 3600 photographic prints, film negatives and glass negatives taken by Dubas between 1900 and 1971, as well as correspondence, ledger books, and log books. There are also newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1900-1977

Jonestown community photo documentation project collection

Identifier: Jones.##
Abstract This collection consists of 10 boxes of photographs and administration materials related to the Jonestown Community Photo Documentation Project. Photographs are located in Boxes 1- 8. The photographs consist of more than 10,000 images, primarily 35mm black and white negatives. Photographic prints, mostly 8x10, were created from many of the negatives and are identified in the container list. Contact Sheets were created from a majority of the negatives and are housed with the corresponding...
Dates: 1994-1996

Julius Anderson photograph collection

Identifier: 1994.42; 1995.62

The collection consists of 2 boxes containing 229 photographic prints of Baltimore subjects, and one photographic souvenir booklet.

Dates: circa 1920-1930

Paul Henderson photograph collection

Identifier: BCLM HEN
Abstract Paul Henderson (1899-1988) was a photojournalist for the Afro-American newspapers and as a freelance photographer. The Paul Henderson Photograph Collection (1933-1962) contains photographic negatives and some photographic prints that document the Civil Rights Era in Maryland, with particular focus on activities, people, and groups in the city of Baltimore. Subjects consist mostly of unidentified people, but also include sports, education, Civil Rights activities, politicians, entertainers,...
Dates: 1933-1962

Peale/Baltimore City Life Museum film negatives collection

Identifier: PBFN
Abstract The Peale/BCLM film negatives collection contains 50 boxes of approximately 1,817 8x10 inch film negatives. The negatives document Baltimore’s history including architecture, residents, neighborhoods, businesses, politics, and much more.Note 1: Negatives may be copy negatives of original glass negatives, film negatives, daguerreotypes, etc. in the collection. Creators listed are the original photographers (unless noted).Note 2: Boxes 1-7 are copy negatives of original...
Dates: 1895-1963

Peale/Baltimore City Life Museum glass negatives collection

Identifier: PBGN

The Peale/BCLM glass negatives collection contains 118 boxes of 4 x 5 inch, 5 x 7 inch, 6 x 8 inch, 8 x 10 inch, and odd sized glass negatives. The negatives document Baltimore’s history including architecture, residents, neighborhoods, businesses, politics, and much more.

Negatives may be copy negatives of materials in the collection and creators listed are the original photographers (unless noted).

Dates: circa 1848-1989

Peale/Baltimore City Life Museum photographic prints collection

Identifier: PBPP

The BCLM Photographic Prints Collection consists of over 3,000 photographs, from nineteenth century carte de visites and cabinet cards to modern gelatin prints.

Please Note: The container list/inventory for this collection is available as a PDF below. Click "Expand All" and scroll down to the "External Documents" section to view.

Dates: circa 1848 - 1989