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Concerned Citizens for Butchers Hill Records

Identifier: R0021-CCBH

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Scope and Contents

The Concerned Citizens for Butchers Hill Records documents the history and functions of the community organization between 1977 and 1997. Materials are mainly textual and include articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, publications, deeds, grants, and subject files relating to neighborhood and homeownership topics. Some subjects of note include tenants issues, rent, property taxes, section 8 housing, construction, zoning, and mortages.


  • 1977-1997


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical Note

CCBH was a neighborhood nonprofit organization in Baltimore City that was formally incorporated in March 1978. The group's focus was on fairness in housing; their goals included the prevention of the displacement of low-income renters in Butchers Hill, the development of community owned and controlled housing options for poor residents, and the promotion of home ownership among low-income families.


4.00 Linear Feet (4 containers)


Collection is arranged as an inventory.

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Carolyn Boitnott in 2005.

Related Materials

Related materials include Southeast Community Organization Records (R0110-SECO) held at the Special Collections and Archives, University of Baltimore.

Finding aid for the Concerned Citizens for Butchers Hill Records
Finding aid created by Special Collections and Archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (April 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