Title: Baltimore Camera Club records
Call Number: Coll046
Creator: Baltimore Camera Club
Dates: 1905-1993
Size: 21 boxes (22 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Contains the historical records of the Baltimore Camera Club (formerly the Photographic Club of Baltimore City). Awards, financial records, newsletters, sample photographs, photographic prints,scrapbooks, and clippings are included. The financial records date from 1905-1930, 1956-1958. There are approximately 400 items.
Citation: Baltimore Camera Club records, Collection 46, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The Baltimore Camera Club was incorporated in 1884, and is the oldest photographic society in the USA. The club holds competitions, puts on programs, gives lectures, and hosts outings relating to all aspects of photography.

Provenance Information

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

Access & Use

Finding Aids

Inventory available.

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll046.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.

Subject Headings


Baltimore Camera Club


Bafford, Edward L., 1902-1981

Bodine, A. Aubrey, 1906-1970

Schaefer, William Donald

Lee, Blair III

Hart, Harry Hassell

Sheckell, Thomas O.

Bodaire, Laverne L.

Venetoulis, Theodore G.

Baltimore (Md.)

Photography -- Societies, etc.

Baltimore Camera Club -- Archives

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