Special Collections Collection and State Library Resources

Archives and Records of Maryland Organizations

  • Carroll County Historical Records (Collection dates 1864-1953) The collection offers court documents from Carroll County, Maryland, including legal papers, correspondence, as well as slavery and citizenship records.
  • English German School No. 3 and No. 5 (Collection dates 1876-1897) The collection contains ledgers, documents, and photographs of the early effort to provide a public education to elementary-aged children in Baltimore City.
  • Maryland Health Congress Records  (Collection Dates 1939-1941) Documents pertaining to the impact of a national health bill (Wagner Bill) on the State of Maryland, including minutes of the 1st and 2nd Conferences, speeches, news clippings, and correspondence.
  • Maryland Kindergarten Collection (Collection Dates 1894-1954) This collection covers the creation and development of Kindergarten’s in Maryland. It included minutes, correspondence, publications, and legal documents of the organizations involved.
  • Wine and Food Society of Baltimore, Maryland, Ltd. (Collection Dates 1947-1991) The society held yearly dinners that celebrated the wine and food of particular cities or regions. The collection holds over 40 years of illustrated menus from the private dinners as well as its organizational documents.
  • Womens Club of Pikesville(Collection Dates 1936-1978) The collection documents the organization’s volunteer and charitable activities through its official records. It also show the changing social issues that women addressed in their community during the period.
  • Women Suffrage in Maryland (Collection Dates 1884-1928) The materials in this collection document some of the events, publications, and people involved in the struggle for women’s suffrage in Maryland. It is largely the view of Emma Maddox Funck, a president of the Baltimore Suffrage Club, her correspondence and activities, along with legal materials and ephemera.