Building History in Baltimore and Beyond

You’ve seen the sign driving up University Parkway that marks Roland Park. You may even live there, or know someone who does. Hopefully you have been following our blog posts about the processing of the Roland Park Company Papers. Now you can learn even more! Join us on April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the […]


Murder Most Foul: A Lecture on March 26th

Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose is arguably the most famous medieval murder mystery. Both the book and the film were hits, and did much to bring attention to the lives of medieval monks. But, as with most things, truth is often stranger than fiction. Join us on March 26th at 5:15 p.m. in […]


An Exciting New Chapter in Baltimore’s Urban Development Story

Part of a monthly series of posts highlighting uncovered items of note, and the archival process brought to bear on these items, as we preserve, arrange, and describe the Roland Park Company Archives. Special Collections was delighted to learn last month that we have been awarded a “Hidden Collections” grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources […]


Creating a Community: The Roland Park Company’s Magazine

By Rob Gamble, Processing Assistant and Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History Part of a monthly series of posts highlighting uncovered items of note, and the archival process brought to bear on these items, as we preserve, arrange, and describe the Roland Park Company Archives. Among the more engrossing items in the Roland Park […]


Context is Key: Processing the Roland Park Company Archives

By Rob Gamble, Processing Assistant and Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History Part of a monthly series of posts highlighting uncovered items of note, and the archival process brought to bear on these items, as we preserve, arrange, and describe the Roland Park Company Archives. Trolling through the Roland Park Company Archives, it is […]