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Military History

Strengths include collections related to the American Civil War and the Era of World Wars (1914-1945), not just “traditional” military history but primarily on social and cultural aspects of war, especially family papers, relating to the state of Maryland, especially the “home front.”

Collection highlights

John Jacob Omenhausser Sketchbook

Preston Family Papers

Felix Agnus Papers (contact us for information about this collection)

Clara Barton Papers

Research Guides

Civil War in Maryland

Women and the American Civil War

American Civil War

World War II archival resources

Slavery in Maryland

War of 1812 in Maryland