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Langsdale Library

Special Collections

Preserving the Past for the Future 

The mission of Langsdale Library Special Collections is to collect, preserve, and provide access to archival, printed, and digital resources that support the research and instructional needs of students, faculty, scholars, and the general public. Special Collections strives to strengthen its service to the community by expanding access to its unique resources related to the history of Baltimore and the region.

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  • Baltimore Regional Studies Archives

    Resources related to the making of the modern city of Baltimore. Our collections document the built environment, civic groups, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations from 20th century Baltimore City. Among our holdings are oral histories, photographs, architectural plans, news footage, and the papers of prominent Baltimore citizens.
  • University Archives

    Records of enduring administrative, fiscal, legal, and historic value to the University of Baltimore. Collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial and administrative records, yearbooks and other publications, newspaper clippings, construction and renovation records, photographs.
  • Lineage Societies

    The membership and organizational records of colonial, early American, and Scottish American societies.