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Exhibits: Online

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A Baltimore Watchman: Drawings by Alfred Jacob Miller from the Walters Art Gallery
Exhibition in Government House from January - July 1996

A Character of the Province of Maryland by George Alsop
1902 reprint of original 1666 edition. Also features the map, "A Land-Skip of the Province of Maryland or the Lord Baltimors Plantation neere Virginia."

A Record of Heroism: The Maryland State Fair for U.S. Soldier Relief April 19, 1864 -April 30, 1864

A Taste for the Fine Arts: George Peabody's Gift to Maryland
An exhibit in Government House, July - December, 1998

African American History at the Maryland State Archives
An exhibit in honor of Black History Month, February 1998

Annapolis & the War of 1812 "The Enemy Nearly All 'Round Us"
In June 1812, the United States went to war after years of simmering tensions with Great Britain. The war gave Americans a generation of military heroes and stunning victories like the Battle of New Orleans. Most famously, the nation gained an anthem, inspired by the defense of Baltimore’s Fort McHenry.

Baltimore Benevolence: A Record of Nineteenth Century Philanthropy & Humane Giving
A presentation derived from the exhibition at Clifton Mansion, Baltimore, Maryland (September 10, 2000 - August 13, 2002)

Book Binding in Early Maryland: Highlights from Willman Spawn Collection
Prominent Philadelphia bookbinder and historian, first came to the Maryland State Archives as a private researcher in 1963. His work helped to further the knowledge of early Maryland bookbinders, as well as those from Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and England. The collection of bindings and related materials was named in honor of the extensive research Mr. Spawn did with the records.

Charting the Chesapeake: 1590-1990
A presentation derived from the permanent exhibition at the Maryland State Archives.

Clara Barton and missing Civil War soldiers of Maryland
Correspondence with the adjutant general of Maryland, 1865.

Documenting a Legacy: Governor Thomas Sim Lee, 1745-1819

Exhibit of Governors' Portraits in the Governor's Reception Room

George Washington's Farewell Address
This special edition of George Washington's Farewell Address is imaged from the 1796 Session Laws of Maryland in the State Law Library.

Lady of the House: First Ladies and Official Hostesses of Maryland, 1777-2000
An exhibit in Government House, March - May, 2000

LYING IN WAIT: Mining the Permanent Collection
The recent cooperative exhibit of the Maryland State Archives with the Maryland Historical Society and Maryland's National Treasures.

The Maryland Federalist: Replica of 1788 Baltimore parade ship

Maryland In Focus: A Virtual Exhibit of the Maryland State Archives

Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
An exhibit co-sponsored by the Maryland State Archives and the Maryland Commission for Women.

Portraits of First Ladies & Official Hostesses of Maryland from the State Collection
Exhibition in Government House from March 1995 - January 1996. A number of these portraits are still on display there.

One Man's Civil War: A Letter from Bull Run, July 26, 1861: Transcribed Letter

Straddling Secession: Thomas Holliday Hicks and the Civil War in Maryland

Study of the Legacy of Slavery Exhibits Online Exhibits on this site are initially presented in the Maryland State Archives search room in Annapolis, Maryland. The goal of the Legacy of Slavery Exhibits Online is to inform, promote and display the varied people, places and events that have created African American history in Maryland since it's 1634 colonization.

The Baltimore City Circuit Court & Baltimore Bar Library Art Collection

The Bush River Declaration
Documents and resources relating to The Bush River Declaration, March 22,1775

The Eye of the Beholder
Photographs by Marion E. Warren, 1940-1988. The electronic version of an exhibit assembled in 1987 by Marion E. Warren and his daughter Mame Warren.

The Use and Implications of Photographs for Mental Health Care Reform:
The Maryland State Lunacy Commission State Care Campaign, 1908-1910.

Women's History at the Maryland State Archives
An exhibit in honor of Women's History Month, March 1998

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