Collection Research: Basic Index

NOTE:   This outline is subject to periodic changes and updates as research continues to refine its scope and enter new information into files.  Some, but not all subdivisions are given because of their extensive length.  To see subject F.3 in detail, see separate document on this Collection site of listed names = Genealogy:  “Homes, Lands & People.”   Details of this subject index can be learned by contacting the EHS curator directly by email (mary.bahr@peoplepc.com)  or to make an appointment with her to see the Collection.

FILE INDEX OUTLINE

Main Subjects (A-K) and Numerical /Alpha  Subdivisions

 A.          LOCALES & GEOGRAPHY (Maryland generally)

A.        1.            Patapsco Valley

A.        2.            Relay / St. Denis (Baltimore Co.)

A.        3.            Elkridge – General history

A.        3. a.                 Elkridge Landing

A.        3. a. i.                         Illustrations

A.        3. a. ii.                       Maps

A.        3. a. iii.                     1783 Land / Owners Acreage Chart

A.        4.            Dorsey (HoCo)

A.        5.            Hanover / Anderson (HoCo)

A.        6.            Harwood Park (HoCo)

A.        7.            Ellicott City (HoCo)

A.        8.            Hilton (Balto.Co)

A.         9.            Elysville, Alberton, Daniels (HoCo)

A.        10.          Oella (Balto.Co)

A.        11.          Hollofield (Balto.Co)

A.        12.          Arbutus, Halethorpe, Lansdowne (Balto.Co) 

B.          LOCAL HISTORY

B.        1.            Archaeology

B.        2.            Indian History

B.        3.            Open

B.        4.            Bridges

B.        5.            Cemeteries (church unaffiliated)

B.        6.            Holidays and Parades

B.        7.            Open

B.        8.            Wars and Military Issues

B.        9.            Historical Markers

B.        10.         Natural Disasters / Weather

B.        11.         Animal Abuse / Slaughter / Protection

B.        12.         Child Abuse

B.        13.         Feminism / Women’s Issues

B.        14.         Medical History (General)

B.        15.         Ghost Lore

B.        16.         The Depression / WPA

B.        17.         Bootlegging / Bootleggers

B.        18.         Outhouses / Privies

B.        19.         Human Deaths — Murders / Threats

B.        20.         Environmental Issues

B.        21.         Traffic Accidents

B.        22.         Black History

C.          COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES & INDUSTRIES

C.        1.            Factories

C.        2.            Agriculture

C.        3.            Fire Dept.

C.        4.            Auto Garages and Petrol

C.        5.            Mills / Forges / Furnaces

C.        6.            Pharmacies

C.        7.            Restaurants / Bars / Saloons

C.        8.            Post Offices

C.        9.            Stores – Hardware / Grocery

C.        10.         Distilleries

C.        11.          Plumbing

C.        12.         Medical Establishments (see also Medical History Gen.)

C.        13.         Motels

C.        14.         Jails

C.        15.         Banks

C.        16.         Funeral Homes

C.        17.         Industrial Construction / Trucking Distribution

C.        18.         Newspapers / Magazines

C.        19.         Salons / Barbershops

C.        20.        Telecommunications

C.        21.         Tax Collectors

C.        22.        Laundries

C.        23.        Horse Riding and Boarding

C.        24.        Blacksmithing

C.        25.        Crafts

C.        26.        Open

C.        27.        Natural Gas and Electricity

C.        28.        Police / Rangers

C.        29.        Florists / Nurseries

C.        30.        Trash Removal

C.        31.         Sand / Gravel / Stone

C.        32.        Public Transportation

D.          EDUCATION

D.        1.          Public School (on Schoolhouse Lane) (Melville Ch. sponsored)

D.        2.         Elkridge Christian School

D.        3.         Elkridge Elementary

D.        4.         Elkridge High School

D.        5.         Howard High

D.        6.         St. Augustine’s Old School

D.        7.         St. Augustine’s School

D.        8.         Donaldson School for Boys / Trinity Middle

D.        9.         Elkridge Colored Public School

D.        10.       Elkridge Landing Middle School

D.        11.        Pfeiffer Corner Schoolhouse

D.        12.       Elkridge Public School (Grace Ch. sponsored)

D.        13.       Waterloo Jr. High

D.        14.        Rock Hill Preparatory and College

E.          ENTERTAINMENT

E.        1.         Dancing

E.        2.        Movie Houses / Drive-Ins

E.        3.        Sports

E.        4.        Community Arenas

E.        5.        Brothels

E.        6.        Speakeasies / Strip and Night Clubs

E.        7.        Horse Racing

E.        8.        Theme Parks / Carnivals

F.          HOMES, LANDS & PEOPLE

F.        1.         Unidentified (Md. Hist. Trust survey)

                        Lower Elkridge (Md. Hist. Trust survey)

                        Upper Elkridge (Md. Hist. Trust survey)

F.        2.         House Tour Booklets

F.        3.         People (A-Z) (not listed here), and

                        Land names (not listed here), and

                        Home names (A-W): 

Arcadia, Armagh # 1 (Hursley), Armagh # 2, Belmont, Berrett House, Blandair,  Bonniewood / Stagger Inn, Boyle House, Braunschweiger House, Chantilly / Hockley Grist Mill House, Cherry Grove, Claremont, Clearview, Clover Hill, Cross Winds, Curtis-Shipley House, Dixon Brick House, Dobbin House, Doreghan Manor, Dorsey Hall, Edgewood, Edgewood Cottage, Elkridge Springs, Fairie-Knowe, Ferraro House, Font Hill, Glenholm, Gonzalez House, Kyne House, Lift the Latch, Lorenz House, Lyndwood / Markham, Maplewood, Maycroft, Oakland, O’er the Spring, Old School House, Red Hill House, Reimsnyder House, Roadsend Gardens, Rockburn, Rokeby, Rowilsy Farm, Salopha, San Domingo, Schulze Home, Simering, Skillman House, Stempner House, The Lawn, Troy Hill, Wayside, Woodlawn, Wyndhurst

F.        4.         Oral Histories and Index, and audio & video tapes

F.        5.         Obits / Funeral & Wedding Cards / Tributes, etc. (A-Z)

 G.     LAW / JUSTICE / GOVERNMENT / POLITICS / DEVELOPMENT

 H.      Open

 I.          ASSOCIATIONS / ORGANIZATIONS / SOCIETIES / CLUBS / LODGES / TROOPS / CULTURAL CENTERS (1-37)

J.          RELIGION / CEMETERIES

J.         1.            Grace Episcopal

J.         2.            Melville Methodist

J.         3.            Russian Orthodox

J.         4.            St. Augustine’s Catholic

J.         5.            Dorsey Emmanuel United Methodist

J.         6.            First Baptist Church of Elkridge

J.         7.            Gaines AME

J.         8.            Harwood Park United Methodist

J.         9.            St. Stephens AME

J.         10.          Trinity Episcopal

J.         11.           Unity Baptist

J.         12.          Union Chapel

J.         13.          Our Lady of Perpetual Help

J.         14.          Living Stones House of Worship

J.         15.          Locust United Methodist

J.         16.          Mt. Zion Church / Laffey’s Black Cemetery

J.         17.          Locust Chapel & cemetery – Ilchester & Landing Rds.

J.         18.          Baltimore Mission of Elkridge Landing / Zion Evangelical Church of Dorsey & cemetery

J.         19.         Christ Episcopal Church (“Old Brick”)

K.          UNKNOWN HISTORY and/or PROVENANCE in OBJECTS  &  MEDIA

K.        1.            Architecture

K.        2.            Art

K.        3.            Artifacts (animal)

K.        4.            China / Pottery / Glass

K.        5.            Clothing / Textiles

K.        6.            Jewelry

K.        7.            Coins / Tokens

K.        8.            Electrical

K.        9.            Flags

K.        10.          Furniture

K.        11.          Papers / Ephemera

K.        12.          Signs / Placards

K.        13.          Medals

K.        14-20.    Open

K.        21.          Miscellaneous

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