Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes both organizational records and genealogy research. The organizational records are primarily correspondence between council members from the mid-1950's to the early 1980's. The genealogy research on the MacGregor and Magruder family lines represents the work of several members of the society, including Thomas Garland Magruder, Charles Kurz, and Regina Hill. This archival collection compliments the society's Marshall Magruder Memorial Library, also housed at the...
Abstract The collection consists primarily of twelve scrapbooks and a limited number of reports, photographs, posters, and film public service announcements documenting the American Lung Association's history and work between 1902 and 1980.
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the history and work of Baltimore Heritage, Inc. between 1961 and 2019. The collection includes the founding documents of the organization, committee work, event and program promotions, edcuational program and tour materials, programs and studies related to the preservation of specific buildings and neighborhoods, documented preservation concerns regarding buildings in the city, and community histories. Materials are mainly textual and include meeting minutes, agenda,...
Abstract From 1978 through 1981, the Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project (BNHP) recorded and collected oral histories from longtime residents of seven Baltimore neighborhoods -- Highlandtown, Hampden, Park Heights, Little Italy, South Baltimore, Old West Baltimore, and East Baltimore--and with workers in and around the Port of Baltimore. These oral histories attempted to uncover information about select aspects of neighborhood life and the experience of neighborhood residents from the perspective of...
Scope and Contents This collection contains still images created by Blakeslee-Lane, Inc. between 1930 and 1966. Collection includes photographs and five glass-plate negatives showing Baltimore City, Maryland buildings, monuments, landmarks, street scenes, and panoramas. Some images of note include aerial photographs of the city, city skyline photographs, images of Druid Hill Park, row houses, churches and places of worship, Memorial Stadium, the Washington Monument, images of the harbor, and others.
Abstract Chester L. Wickwire (b. 1913 – d. 2008) was a social and political activist who advocated for civil rights and social welfare and fought against segregation in twentieth-century Baltimore, Maryland, and who was a Chaplain emeritus of Johns Hopkins University. This collection documents his work with Levering Hall YMCA at Johns Hopkins University, his position as Chaplain, and his social advocacy work.
Scope and Contents The collection includes copies of early Olmsted planning documents and early photographs of the community. The bulk of the collection is organizational records of the community association, including: newsletters, meeting books, membership directories, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, reports, association correspondence, maps, and presentation boards for various community projects.