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Merchants and Manufacturers Association Records

Identifier: R0074-MMA

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Scope and Contents

The Merchants and Manufacturers Association Records document the activities of the association between 1904 and 1923. The collection includes meeting minutes, reports, and materials from the executive committee and board of directors, annual meetings, general meetings, and special committees work. The collection also includes financial records of the organization.


  • 1904-1923


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 Merchants and Manufacturers Association was started by professional and business men to promote commercial and industrial activity in the city of Baltimore. In 1920, the MMA purchased the former Lanahan Building as its headquarters. In 1924, it merged with the Export and Import Board of Trade and Industrial Bureau of Board of Trade to form the Baltimore Association of Commerce.


3.00 Linear Feet (3 containers)

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Collection is arranged in 5 series:

  • Executive Committee/ Board of Directors
  • Annual Meeting
  • General Meeting
  • Financial Records
  • Standing and Special Committees

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore on January 23, 1978.

Accessing Digital Copies

Digital versions of items in this collection are available online. Locate records by using the "Print" button above, or browse records in “Collection Organization." Records with associated digital objects are identified with a red Digital Object icon.

Related Materials

Related materials at UBalt Special Collections and Archives include the Baltimore Association of Commerce Records.

Finding aid for the Merchants and Manufacturers Association Records
Finding aid prepared by staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (2022).
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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