This collection contains Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) drawings from Maryland locations, including the Baltimore Shot Tower, the Wye House Orangery, and the Chase-Lloyd House in Annapolis. A complete set of HABS drawings is available online at the Library of Congress.
This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been reviewed for content or condition. The collection may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection. A preliminary inventory is available under the Inventories/Additional Information section.
Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.
Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.
Archival materials may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws or other regulations. While we make a good faith effort to identify and remove such materials, some may be missed during our processing. If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.
The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) collection covers the period from 1933-1969. The collection consists of 104 Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) drawings from Maryland locations, including the Baltimore Shot Tower, the Wye House Orangery, and the Chase-Lloyd House in Annapolis.
This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by the Visual Resources Department in the School of Architecture.