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Historical Society of Baltimore County

Historical Society of Baltimore County

Mailing Address
9811 Van Buren Lane
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Contact:
Phone: 410-666-1878
E-mail: info@hsobc.org
Web: http://www.hsobc.org/library
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BaltimoreCountyHistory
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hsobc

Access to Collections: Researchers are welcome to spend as much time as needed at our facility during our public hours. The entrance fee is $5.00 per visit for non-members; members are free. Research assistance is available from volunteers at no charge when you are in the library, as time allows.A fee-based, mail-in research request form is also available ($15/hour for members or $25/hour for non-members). Library materials do not circulate. Fee-based photocopying services are available. Alternately, for a $5.00 fee patrons may use a cellphone or other digital camera to photograph library materials. For more information please see http://www.hsobc.org/researchlinks.

Hours of Service
Fridays noon to 4 p.m.
Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Overview
Located in an historic almshouse, the Historical Society of Baltimore County’s library houses a growing collection of books and maps (copies of some are for sale), census records, marriage records, slave schedules, family histories, ledgers, photographs, clippings, and manuscripts related to the history and genealogy of Baltimore County. The Society also has information from every known tombstone in both church and family cemeteries in Baltimore County. For more on the collections, please visit http://www.hsobc.org/library.

Special Services

  • Digital Cameras (at curator discretion)
  • Photocopies

Types of Materials

  • Artifacts
  • Books and Monographs
  • Maps
  • Newspapers
  • Personal Papers
  • Photographs
  • Printed Ephemera
  • Serials
  • Vertical File Material
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