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Primary Sources

A basic guide for identifying and locating primary sources.

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Baltimore & Maryland History

Resources for the history of Baltimore and Maryland are found throughout the Library's collections, as well as online.The Special Collections department of the Library maintains the Arnold Collection of works on Maryland history, along with archival holdings. Additional local history resources are listed on the Local History Resources Guide


Titles listed are representative, not comprehensive lists of what is available. 

Research Collections

 Additional local history resources are listed on the Local History Resources Guide produced by Special Collections.