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Art & Culture

State Art Collection

The state's collection dates from 1774 when the portrait of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham was presented to the state by Charles Willson Peale. The collection includes paintings of important historical events, American decorative arts, furniture, sculpture, silver and the Peabody Art Collection.

Conservation Lab

The conservators at the Archives sharing information on proper care of books, documents and disaster recovery.
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Various exhibits relating to Maryland history.

Historical Photographs of Maryland

Highlighting the photographic collections of the Maryland State Archives.

MD Historical Records Advisory Board (MHRAB)

Advisory body that advocates for the preservation of historical records held throughout Maryland.

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