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=== Archives ===
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=== Archives ===
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives]<br>Hall of Records Building <br>350 Rowe Boulevard <br>Annapolis, MD 21401 <br>Telephone: 410-260-6400 <br>Fax: 410-974-2525<br>email: ref@mdsa.net
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The Maryland State Archives at [http://aomol.net/html/index.html onlin]has nearly all available public records from 1634 to 1789; most original state and county records through the mid-twentieth century; microfilm copies of land, probate, and vital records to the present; and an extensive number of volume and card indexes.<br>For more information about the state archives, see the following references.
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives]<br>Hall of Records Building <br>350 Rowe Boulevard <br>Annapolis, MD 21401 <br>Telephone: 410-260-6400 <br>Fax: 410-974-2525<br>email: ref@mdsa.net
:*Maryland. Hall of Records. ''A Guide to the Index Holdings at the Hall of Records''. Rev., Bulletin, [Maryland. Hall of Records] No. 17. (Annapolis, Maryland: Hall of Records, 1972.) {{FHL|118379|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 A1 no. 56.}} This is a county-by-county list of indexes and years covered.  
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:*Papenfuse, Edward C., et al. ''A Guide to Government Records at the Maryland State Archives: A Comprehensive List by Agency and Record Series''. (Annapolis, Maryland: Maryland State Archives, 1992.) {{FHL|646205|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 A3g.}} This guide lists record types, years covered, and series number.  
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The Maryland State Archives at [http://aomol.net/html/index.html online]has nearly all available public records from 1634 to 1789; most original state and county records through the mid-twentieth century; microfilm copies of land, probate, and vital records to the present; and an extensive number of volume and card indexes.<br>For more information about the state archives, see the following references.  
  
:*Papenfuse, Edward C., et. al. ''A Guide to the Maryland Hall of Records: Local, Judicial and Administrative Records on Microfilm''. Volume 1. (Annapolis, Maryland: Hall of Records Commission, 1978.) {{FHL|498131|item|disp=FHL fiche 6049468; book 975.2 A3pa v. 1.}} Volume one is a detailed list of many records on microfilm for Allegany County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City, Maryland. These include court, probate, and land records. The archives has additional computer printout lists for all counties. You can write to them for information about records of specific localities and time periods.  
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:*Maryland. Hall of Records. ''A Guide to the Index Holdings at the Hall of Records''. Rev., Bulletin, [Maryland. Hall of Records] No. 17. (Annapolis, Maryland: Hall of Records, 1972.) {{FHL|118379|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 A1 no. 56.}} This is a county-by-county list of indexes and years covered.
  
:*Radoff, Morris Leon, et al. ''The County Courthouses and Records of Maryland, Part Two: The Records''. (Annapolis, Maryland: Hall of Records Commission, 1963.) {{FHL|146470|item|disp=FHL fiche 6054101 (fiches 4 and 5), 6054105; book 975.2 B4ma no. 13}} This is a county-by-county list of record types, years covered, and series number.  
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:*Papenfuse, Edward C., et al. ''A Guide to Government Records at the Maryland State Archives: A Comprehensive List by Agency and Record Series''. (Annapolis, Maryland: Maryland State Archives, 1992.) {{FHL|646205|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 A3g.}} This guide lists record types, years covered, and series number.
  
*'''[http://www.archives.gov/midatlantic/ National Archives—Mid-Atlantic Region (Downtown Philadelphia)]<br>'''900 Market Street<br>Philadelphia, PA 19107-4292<br>Telephone: 215-606-0100<br>Fax: 215-606-0116 
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:*Papenfuse, Edward C., et. al. ''A Guide to the Maryland Hall of Records: Local, Judicial and Administrative Records on Microfilm''. Volume 1. (Annapolis, Maryland: Hall of Records Commission, 1978.) {{FHL|498131|item|disp=FHL fiche 6049468; book 975.2 A3pa v. 1.}} Volume one is a detailed list of many records on microfilm for Allegany County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City, Maryland. These include court, probate, and land records. The archives has additional computer printout lists for all counties. You can write to them for information about records of specific localities and time periods.
  
*'''[http://www.archives.gov/midatlantic/ National Archives—Mid-Atlantic Region (Northeast Philadelphia)]<br>'''14700 Townsend Road<br>Philadelphia, PA 19154-1025<br>Telephone: 215-305-2000<br>Fax: 215-305-2038 
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:*Radoff, Morris Leon, et al. ''The County Courthouses and Records of Maryland, Part Two: The Records''. (Annapolis, Maryland: Hall of Records Commission, 1963.) {{FHL|146470|item|disp=FHL fiche 6054101 (fiches 4 and 5), 6054105; book 975.2 B4ma no. 13}} This is a county-by-county list of record types, years covered, and series number.
  
*[http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives and Records Administration]<br>700 Pennsylvania Avenue<br>Wahington, D.C. 20408-0001<br>Telephone: 202-357-5000  
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*'''[http://www.archives.gov/midatlantic/ National Archives—Mid-Atlantic Region (Downtown Philadelphia)]<br>'''900 Market Street<br>Philadelphia, PA 19107-4292<br>Telephone: 215-606-0100<br>Fax: 215-606-0116
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*'''[http://www.archives.gov/midatlantic/ National Archives—Mid-Atlantic Region (Northeast Philadelphia)]<br>'''14700 Townsend Road<br>Philadelphia, PA 19154-1025<br>Telephone: 215-305-2000<br>Fax: 215-305-2038
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*[http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives and Records Administration]<br>700 Pennsylvania Avenue<br>Wahington, D.C. 20408-0001<br>Telephone: 202-357-5000
  
 
*Baltimore City Archives<br>2165 Druid Park Drive <br>Baltimore, MD 21211 <br>Telephone: 410-396-0306 <br>Internet: http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1167038<br>Two useful guides to Baltimore records follow.
 
*Baltimore City Archives<br>2165 Druid Park Drive <br>Baltimore, MD 21211 <br>Telephone: 410-396-0306 <br>Internet: http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1167038<br>Two useful guides to Baltimore records follow.
:*Cox, Richard J., and Patricia M. Vanorny. "The Records of a City: Baltimore and Its Historical Sources." ''Maryland Historical Magazine'' 70 (Fall 1975): 286-310. {{FHL|1280050|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 H25m v. 70}}
 
  
:*LeFurgy, William G. ''The Records of a City: A Guide to the Baltimore City Archives''. (Baltimore, Maryland: City Archives, 1984.) {{FHL|444379|item|disp=FHL book 975.26 A3bc}}  
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:*Cox, Richard J., and Patricia M. Vanorny. "The Records of a City: Baltimore and Its Historical Sources." ''Maryland Historical Magazine'' 70 (Fall 1975): 286-310. {{FHL|1280050|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 H25m v. 70}}
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:*LeFurgy, William G. ''The Records of a City: A Guide to the Baltimore City Archives''. (Baltimore, Maryland: City Archives, 1984.) {{FHL|444379|item|disp=FHL book 975.26 A3bc}}
  
 
=== Libraries ===
 
=== Libraries ===

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Archives

  • Maryland State Archives
    Hall of Records Building
    350 Rowe Boulevard
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    Telephone: 410-260-6400
    Fax: 410-974-2525
    email: ref@mdsa.net

The Maryland State Archives at onlinehas nearly all available public records from 1634 to 1789; most original state and county records through the mid-twentieth century; microfilm copies of land, probate, and vital records to the present; and an extensive number of volume and card indexes.
For more information about the state archives, see the following references.

  • Maryland. Hall of Records. A Guide to the Index Holdings at the Hall of Records. Rev., Bulletin, [Maryland. Hall of Records] No. 17. (Annapolis, Maryland: Hall of Records, 1972.) FHL book 975.2 A1 no. 56. This is a county-by-county list of indexes and years covered.
  • Papenfuse, Edward C., et al. A Guide to Government Records at the Maryland State Archives: A Comprehensive List by Agency and Record Series. (Annapolis, Maryland: Maryland State Archives, 1992.) FHL book 975.2 A3g. This guide lists record types, years covered, and series number.
  • Papenfuse, Edward C., et. al. A Guide to the Maryland Hall of Records: Local, Judicial and Administrative Records on Microfilm. Volume 1. (Annapolis, Maryland: Hall of Records Commission, 1978.) FHL fiche 6049468; book 975.2 A3pa v. 1. Volume one is a detailed list of many records on microfilm for Allegany County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City, Maryland. These include court, probate, and land records. The archives has additional computer printout lists for all counties. You can write to them for information about records of specific localities and time periods.
  • Cox, Richard J., and Patricia M. Vanorny. "The Records of a City: Baltimore and Its Historical Sources." Maryland Historical Magazine 70 (Fall 1975): 286-310. FHL book 975.2 H25m v. 70
  • LeFurgy, William G. The Records of a City: A Guide to the Baltimore City Archives. (Baltimore, Maryland: City Archives, 1984.) FHL book 975.26 A3bc

Libraries

  • Cox, Richard J., and Larry E. Sullivan, eds. Guide to the Research Collections of the Maryland Historical Society: Historical and Genealogical Manuscripts and Oral History Interviews. Baltimore, Maryland: Maryland Historical Society, 1981. (Family History Library book 975.2 H23g.) This index has about 20,000 references to individuals and families.
  • Johns Hopkins University
    George Peabody Library
    17 East Mount Vernon Place
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Telephone: 410-659-8179
    Fax: 410-659-8137

To learn more about the record-keeping systems of Maryland counties, use the inventories of the county archives published in about 1940 by the Historical Records Survey. The Family History Library has copies of most of these inventories.

Web Sites