Johns Hopkins University maps and architectural drawings collection
Scope and Contents
Maps and architectural drawings (including floorplans, renderings, and blueprints), primarly of Homewood campus, 1850-1967. Some of the drawings relate to properties not yet owned by Johns Hopkins University at the time of the drawing's creation.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.
This collection is located at the George Peabody Library and may require scheduling a special appointment to access it. Contact Special Collections for more information.
Additional access notes are found in the appendix to the Best Practices.
Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.
Biographical / Historical
This is an artificially assembled collection, so no biographical or historical note is required.
3.86 Cubic Feet (Approximately 300 items)
Language of Materials
Maps and architectural drawings (including floorplans, renderings, and blueprints), primarly of Homewood campus, 1850-1967. Some of the materials relate to properties not yet owned by Johns Hopkins University at the time of the drawing's creation.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Some of the items in this collection are fragile and in poor shape and may require conservation before access is provided.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
There are no specific dates known for acquisition; items were transferred to the Archives at various times.
Processed by Jordon Steele, August 2019. In some cases, original titles were retained, often denoted with quotation marks.
- Guide to the Johns Hopkins University maps and architectural drawings collection
- Jordon Steele
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Part of the Special Collections Repository
The Sheridan Libraries
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA