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Online Resources

Can’t make it to the Maryland Center for History and Culture in person? Doing some research ahead of a planned visit? Use the resources below as a starting point for a future visit to our library or explore digitized materials, educator resources, and virtual programs from anywhere.

Library Catalog

Find books, periodicals, pamphlets, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and more through this catalog.


Digital Collections

Explore the Digital Collections Portal to view a selection of digitized museum and library collections items.


Research Guides

Each of the following subject guides provides a brief overview of the library’s holdings related to a particular topic. Detailed…


Finding Aids

Dig deeper into our library collections with our finding aid database. Finding aids provide background information and inventories for manuscripts,…


Educator Resources

We have many resources to help educators enhance social studies instruction in their classroom, including printable lessons and worksheets, as…


Virtual Program Archive

We are pleased to offer an archive of MCHC’s free virtual public programs, ranging from lectures about food and fashion…


100+ Years of the Maryland Historical Magazine

Read past issues digitized through a partnership with the Maryland State Archives. Enjoy print copies mailed to you with membership.

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Explore the unique Maryland-made gifts, books, and consignment items in our Museum Store.

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