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BALTIMORE CITY
BALTIMORE CITY ARCHIVES
(Municipal Museum)
1931-1982
BRG21
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The Municipal Museum (commonly referred to as the Peale Museum) was created in 1931 following a public protest against the ...More


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Date Series Name Description MSA Citation
Sub Series Details 1931 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes Correspondence (1940-74) and minutes of the Board of Trustees. Subjects include budgets, exhibitions, gifts, and other concerns. Minutes are available on microfilm (BCA 173, 178). A subject index for the minutes between 1951 and 1970 is also available. BCA BRG21-1
Sub Series Details 1967-1978 Gifts to the Municipal Museum Administrative records of gifts to the museum. Restricted except with permission of the Director of the Municipal Museum. BCA BRG21-2
Sub Series Details 1969-1979 Loans to and from the Municipal Museum Administrative records of artifact loans to and from the museum. Restricted except with permission from the director of the municipal museum. BCA BRG21-3
Sub Series Details 1931-1982 Administrative Files Files of the director containing correspondence, reports, grant applications, and contracts. Includes material on the daily operation of the museum as well as on public programs such as exhibits, publications, lectures, and research requests. There is a list of file folder headings available at the Baltimore City Archives. BCA BRG21-4
Sub Series Details 1933-1980 Financial Records Includes museum fund records on purchases made by the museum, 1933-79; accounts receivable, 1969-79; budgetary information, 1933-78; federal and state tax returns, 1963-78; receipt books, 1946-79; ledger sheets, 1953-78; and Washington Monument admission and sales accounts, 1968-80. BCA BRG21-5
Sub Series Details 1946-1981 Scrapbooks Assortment of newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, press releases, programs, invitations, and photographs relating to the museum. BCA BRG21-6
Sub Series Details 1965-1980 Publicity Primarily news releases of museum activities and upcoming events such as exhibits, dinners, lectures, and receptions. On file of correspondence relating to coverage of the museum by the local media and other outreach efforts. Several newspaper articles about the museum are also included. BCA BRG21-7
Sub Series Details 1937-1981 Personnel Correspondence, memos, brochures, minutes of staff meetings, receipts, and miscellaneous supporting documentation relating to museum employees and positions. Subjects include group insurance plans, museum hiring and salaries, retirement and othe benefits, public service employment programs, legal cases involving employees, policies and procedures, and annual charitable contributions. BCA BRG21-8
Sub Series Details 1964-1978 Women's Committee Material relating to the fund raising and social activities of the museum's women's committee including guest lists, invitations, programs, and correspondence. BCA BRG21-9
Sub Series Details 1950-1981 Individual Personnel Files Records documenting the employment history of museum staff members. Public service, work study, special projects, and full and part-time employees are represented. Types of material found in the files include entry, change, and cut-off tickets; correspondence, memos; curricula vitae; attendence records; salary calculations; accident reports; and employment-related medical records, withholding ...More

BCA BRG21-10
Sub Series Details 1830 HRS Records Collection of itemized bills relating primarily to construction of the museum building. Items listed include glass, masonry, lumber, paint, hauling fees, and labor charges. BCA BRG21-11
Details 1967-1978 Visitor Registers and Tour Group Appointment Books Bound volumes containing the names and addresses of visitors to the Carroll Mansion and guests at the opening of the "Black Presence" Exhibit (1975) as well as appointment books listing tour groups scheduled to be guided through the mansion. Some descriptions of events held at the Carroll Mansion and maintenance ...More

BCA BRG21-12