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Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0022-CCMB

Scope and Contents

The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore Records document the organization's work promoting the business, commercial, and industrial development of the Baltimore metropolitan area circa 1960-1980. Materials are mainly textual and include correspondence, minutes, administrative files, financial records, housekeeping records, industry analyses, certifications of import, and reference files of Baltimore’s principal business organizations.


  • circa 1960-1980

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that they own copyright, the donor has assigned the copyright of this collection to the University Foundation. However, copyright for some items in this collection are held by their respective creators.

Historical Note

The Baltimore Association of Commerce, the result of the merger of the Baltimore Board of Trade with the Merchants and Manufacturers Association in 1924, became the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore in 1964. The Chamber functions to promote civic, commercial, industrial and transportation development of the Baltimore metropolitan area.


53.46 Linear Feet (63 containers)

Custodial History

The records of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore were deposited at the University's Baltimore Regional Institutional Studies Center in 4 accessions between 1974 and 1978. The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore on January 23, 1978.

Separated Materials

Materials separated from this collection at acquisition and held at Special Collections and Archives include:

  • Board of Trade of Baltimore City Records (R0017-BOT)
  • Baltimore Association of Commerce Records (R0006-BAC)

Finding aid for the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore Records
Finding aid created by Special Collections and Archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (2020).
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA