Mount Washington Preservation Trust Records
Scope and Contents
The Mount Washington Preservation Trust Records documents the work and functions of the nonprofit organization between 1989 and 2003. The collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, and financial records related to a Baltimore neighborhood land trust.
- Mount Washington Preservation Trust, Inc. (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Mt. Washington Preservation Trust is a non-profit organization established in 1989 by residents who wanted to protect wooded areas and green space within their Baltimore City neighborhood. The organization maintains parcels of public green space and encourages private property owners to retain underdeveloped parcels of land. It holds conservation easements for over 25 intentionally underdeveloped acres and maintains approximately 40 community gardens, including the Mount Washington Arboretum, a one-acre project started in 1999.
3.00 Linear Feet (3 containers)
Language of Materials
- Organizational Records
- Financial and Accounting
- Woodland Preservation
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Robert D. Feinstein, MWPT Secretary, on January 25, 2002.
- Botanical gardens
- Community development, Urban
- Conservation easements
- Conservation of natural resources
- Environmental protection--Citizen participation
- Land trusts
- Land use--Environmntal aspects
- Land use--Planning
- Maryland--Baltimore--Mount Washington
- Mount Washington Arboretum (Baltimore, Md.)
- Open spaces
- administrative records
- financial records
- Finding aid for the Mount Washington Preservation Trust Records
- Finding aid prepared by archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (2022).
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description