Local History Research Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains subject-based vertical files that include ephemera, photographs, news clippings, and academic papers related to the Baltimore metropolitan area and its history. Subjects include architecture, genealogy, local clubs and organizations, Baltimore area commerce, business and labor, neighborhoods and communities, education, religion, transportation, LGBTQ history, historical preservation of buildings and parks, and other topics related to Baltimore history. Materials include documents, photographs, and audiovisual materials.
- Other: Date Not Yet Determined
- Hollowak, Thomas L. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Academic papers in the collection include research presented at various academic conferences and solicited by former UB faculty member, Jessica Elfenbein.
7.0 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Collection is organized in 15 series:
- Architects & Architecture
- Biography & Genealogy
- Clubs & Organizations
- Commerce, Labor, & Industry
- Communities & Neighborhoods
- Ethnology & Ethnic Heritage
- GLBT & Gender Equity
- Health & Human Service
- History, Parks, & Preservation
- National & Homeland Security
- Images & Video
- Religion Transportation & Utilities
The collection was assembled by former UB archivists, Thomas L. Hollowak and Robert Shindle.
- Finding aid for the Local History Research Collection
- Finding aid prepared by Thomas L. Hollowak and Robert Shindle. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (2022).
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description