Explore Baltimore’s History with the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records in the Archives

The Special Collections & Archives have been busy this past summer working to preserve and make accessible archival collections and digital resources. We are happy to announce that the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records, a recently processed collection, Continue reading Explore Baltimore’s History with the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records in the Archives

Celebrate “Baltimore Revisited” at the Release Party!

Congratulations to the editors and contributors of the recently published anthology: Baltimore Revisited: Stories of Inequality and Resistance in a U.S. City! Edited by Nicole King and Kate Drabinski of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Joshua Clark Davis Continue reading Celebrate “Baltimore Revisited” at the Release Party!

Waverly, Wyman Park, and Charles Village: Viewing 1970s Baltimore With the Dick V. Cook Papers in the Archives

Guest post written by Caleb Paul, Volunteer Intern in the UB Special Collections & Archives. Caleb completed his eight month volunteer internship with the Special Collections & Archives in late June 2019. We are extremely grateful to him for his Continue reading Waverly, Wyman Park, and Charles Village: Viewing 1970s Baltimore With the Dick V. Cook Papers in the Archives

Telling Baltimore’s Stories: Lawrence Lanahan’s Research in the Archives and His New Book

The UB Special Collections & Archives want to congratulate Lawrence Lanahan on his recently published book: The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide. The Lines Between Us tells the story of inequality in Continue reading Telling Baltimore’s Stories: Lawrence Lanahan’s Research in the Archives and His New Book

A Look Behind the Stacks: Leah Ruggiere, Intern

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many archival collections, books, and resources held by the repository for students and researchers to use. Archivists, librarians, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources accessible and to Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Leah Ruggiere, Intern

Making a Difference in the Community: The Betty Garman Robinson Papers

Community organizers, activists, advocates, volunteers, and nonprofit organizations play a key role in the history of Baltimore City. Though the city has changed over time, these community groups and leaders advocate for the people living in the neighborhoods and communities Continue reading Making a Difference in the Community: The Betty Garman Robinson Papers

From the Archives: the History of Community Organizing in Baltimore

Have you ever been interested in Baltimore’s many community organizations and their efforts throughout the history of the city? If your research interests have ever lead you to wonder how citizens in Baltimore have been involved in local politics and Continue reading From the Archives: the History of Community Organizing in Baltimore

From the Archives: The Thomas H. Ward Papers are Open for Research!

The Special Collections & Archives are excited to announce that the Thomas H. Ward Papers are open and available for research! Learning about the past never gets old here in the archives. The Thomas H. Ward Papers offer a unique Continue reading From the Archives: The Thomas H. Ward Papers are Open for Research!

From the Archives: the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection is Open for Research!

This is the first blog post in a two part series about processing the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection in the Special Collections & Archives. The Special Collections & Archives are excited to announce that the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Continue reading From the Archives: the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection is Open for Research!

From the Archives: The Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association Records Are Open for Research!

The UB Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce that a new collection, the Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association Records, are now available for research! Baltimore is a city full of many distinct and unique neighborhoods. Each community has its Continue reading From the Archives: The Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association Records Are Open for Research!