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Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore Records

 Collection
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.

Dates

  • circa 1960-1980

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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.

Extent

57 Linear Feet

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 UB Special Collections & Archives include:
  • Board of Trade of Baltimore City Records (R0017-BOT)
  • Baltimore Association of Commerce Records (R0006-BAC)

Processing Information

Collection is currently unprocessed.
Title
Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore Records
Author
Finding aid created by UB Special Collections & Archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (May 2020).
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Regional Studies Archives Repository

Contact:
H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA
410-837-4253