Connect with the Community with the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection in the Archives!

As we near the end of October, American Archives Month, we are excited to tell you about the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection. This collection of oral histories was recently processed and is available for use at the UB Special Continue reading Connect with the Community with the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection in the Archives!

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!

Check Out Baltimore Data Day 2019 on Friday July 12!

Are you a community leader, a nonprofit organization, or an individual working to improve your neighborhood and community? Then join the Baltimore Neighborhood Alliance and Jacob France Institute for Baltimore Data Day this Friday July 12, 2019!  Baltimore Data Day is Continue reading Check Out Baltimore Data Day 2019 on Friday July 12!

Celebrate Pride and LGBTQIA+ History with the Archives!

June is Pride Month, but Special Collections & Archives celebrates LGBTQIA+ history every month with the GLCCB Collection! The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland Records (GLCCB) came to the Special Collections & Archives Continue reading Celebrate Pride and LGBTQIA+ History with 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

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 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 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!

Preserving Local History at the Special Collections & Archives 2nd Annual Community Archives Workshop

We all have a story to tell. Your family may have lived in the same city for generations. You may have photographs of ancestors long past. Perhaps, you’re part of a neighborhood or community that created organizations or events that Continue reading Preserving Local History at the Special Collections & Archives 2nd Annual Community Archives Workshop