Library

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H O L D I N G S

Baltimore, Military, Churches & Genealogies

BOOKS
Over 4,000 books, arranged by subject categories:
• Baltimore City & County, Maryland
• Maryland Counties (800+ volumes)
• U.S. States (700+ volumes)
• Genealogies
• Foreign & Immigration Research
• Archival and Research Guides
• Periodicals & Society Newsletters
• Family Association Newsletters
• Churches

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VERTICAL FILE
Bible Records; church and cemetery records and information; tax lists; family folders filed by surname; and more. (A complete list is located in the first file folder. It may also be viewed at the following link: View Vertical File)

SURNAME FILE
Six boxes of card indexes to members’ pedigree charts.

DR. MILLER FILE
Three boxes of card indexes to Baltimore County Parish Records and some court records for the 1600s and 1700s. Almost exclusively northern Baltimore County Families, it spans an Obituary File with over ten thousand entries, twelve volumes of indexed family genealogies and marriage notices, burial locations and abstracts from city and county death certificates.”

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THE MARTIN COLLECTION
Almost exclusively northern Baltimore County Families, it spans an Obituary File with over ten thousand entries, twelve volumes of indexed family genealogies and marriage notices, burial locations and abstracts from city and county death certificates.

MAPS
Baltimore County for 1877, 1882, 1915; Carroll County for 1917; early land owners and patents; Horvath maps; and more.

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COMPUTERS
Internet and Wi-Fi.
Baltimore Passenger list index 1820-1872; Church Records:
LUTHERAN: First United Evan., Immanuel Cemetery, Martini, Trinity Lutheran; Salem Evan. Lutheran, Zion;
METHODIST: Caroline Street, East Baltimore and Broadway Stations, High street, Jefferson street, Light street German, Fork-Waugh, United Methodist Otterbein;
PRESBYTERIAN: 2nd street, Govans Cemetery
PROT. EPISCOPAL: St. Andrew’s, St. Paul’s (Saratoga & Charles), St. Timothy, Trinity, Trinity (Towson), St.Thomas Homestead – Towson;
ROMAN CATHOLIC: Basilica of the Assumption, Holy Cross, Holy Rosary, Our Lady of Good Counsel, St. Alphonsus, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Brigid, St. Ignatius, St. James, St John The Evan., St. Joseph, St. Jude, St. Leo the Great, St. Luke’s, St. Mary Star of the Sea, St. Michael, St. Paul’s of Ellicott City, St. Stanislaus, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Wenceslaus.
New records are always being added.

CD-ROMs
More than 100 CD-ROMs that include Census Indexes 1790-1930, plus national 1880 Census; Index to Baltimore Passenger Lists 1820-1872; Baltimore Church Records; Holy Cross Cemetery; Virginia and Pennsylvania Family and Church Records; North Carolina Settlers and Wills; New York Families and Wills; some British Census and vital records; and more.

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MICROFICHE
LDS IGI for MD, DE, PA and VA; LDS Family History Catalog for Surname locality, subject; 1790 MD Census; 1870 Baltimore City and County Census Index; 1890 Veterans Census Index for MD, VA, WV; and more.

MICROFILM
Baltimore City and County Census; 1890 Veterans Census Baltimore City and County; Baltimore County Wills 1666-1851 and 1892-1910; Baltimore County Administration Index 1674-1953; Church Records:
LUTHERAN: Jerusalem Lutheran; Salem, St. Stephens and St. James, Zion;
CATHOLIC: Holy Cross(Interment cards), Holy Rosary, Sacred Heart of Jesus; St. Alphonsus, St.Josephs Baltimore, St.Josephs (Fullerton),  St. Marys Star of the Sea, St. Michaels,  St. Stanislaus,  St. Vincent De Paul,  St. John’s German,  St. Patricks,
EPISCOPAL: St. John’s, Baltimore, St. James, St. George’s, Trinity, St. Marys (Hampden),  St. Paul’s;
QUAKER: Baltimore Eastern District, Baltimore Western District, Baltimore Stony Run, Elkridge, Gunpowder Meeting; Baltimore County Marriages 1851-1915; and more.

PHOTOCOPIES
$.25 per page, limit of 25 pages per patron. Copies will be made by library staff.

PENCILS ONLY
Only pencils may be used in the Library. No food or beverages permitted in the Research Room.

LENDING BOOKS
Only members may borrow up to three books at a time and these MUST be returned within one month. No books are to be loaned through the mail.

(Sorry – Due to lack of resources, we cannot send copies of information to non-members.)

DONATIONS
The BCGS Library will happily accept donations of Maryland (and other) genealogies or books related to genealogy or community histories, etc. — Thank you!

USER FEE:
$3.00 for non-members. FREE for members.

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Parkville Senior Center
3rd Floor, room 308 (Elevator Available)
8601 Harford Road
Parkville, Maryland 21234

DIRECTIONS:
Located on the corner of Harford road and Hiss avenue.
Go east on Hiss avenue.
A large parking lot is behind the building on Hiss avenue.
Enter from the back of the building.
For detailed directions select PLANNING A VISIT.

HOURS:
The BCGS Library is open on the
• Second Tuesday of every month: 5 pm to 9 pm
• Second and Fourth Thursday of every month: 10 am to 2 pm
• Second Saturday of every month: 10 am to 2 pm
• Scheduled Sunday MEETING DATES: 12 noon to 2 pm