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Map collection

Identifier: MAPS


The map collection includes maps from around the world, with a focus on Maryland and especially Baltimore City. The collection contains large, medium, and small maps as well as maps from the Baltimore City Life Museums Collection.


  • 1700-1900

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.


1000 Items

Language of Materials



The map collection is arranged into twelve geographical and topical series, including: Baltimore City; Non-Baltimore cities; Maryland Counties; Maryland; Middle Atlantic; Military and wars; North America and United States; Other subjects; Transportation; Waterways; and World.

Related Materials

Research guide "Introduction to Maryland Maps"

Guide to the maps collection
In Progress
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Code for undetermined script

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-05: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Emily Somach.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States