Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

Mailing Address
830 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Contact: Resource Center
Phone: 443-263-1816

Finding aids: On the Resource Center website page, users can download the Stay Connected Maryland website list, the Maryland Slave Narratives and the Murray Guide (which lists the center’s Maryland collection).

Hours of Service
Wednesday, Friday & the 1st and 3rd Saturday from Noon to 4 p.m. Visitors can make appointments to use the collection outside of these hours by contacting the center by phone or e-mail. The Resource Center is closed on Maryland State holiday weekends.

Collections Overview:
The museum’s Resource Center has an African American history reference collection including areas devoted to Maryland history, art history and a children’s section. Other collections include oral history transcripts and the Mary Carter Smith Folklore Collection. The center also maintains a vertical file and bibliographies on Maryland African American history by county. The center is equipped with public access computers and houses a recording studio.

Genealogy: The Resource Center promotes genealogy and holds beginner family history sessions during public hours and by appointment.

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