Special Collections contains historical records of land grants, land ownership, and land transfers by notable Maryland individuals. Though Special Collections does not have information pertaining to recent land records, the Collections' existing records can be useful to those studying the history of land ownership in Maryland, or to those whose relatives were among Maryland's earliest settlers. For subject headings that can be used to find more materials involving land records in Special Collections and throughout the UM Libraries, see the list below. For a listing of genealogical materials about early landowners in Maryland, click here or scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Land grants, Maryland
Land Tenure, Maryland
Land Tenure, Maryland, (insert county or city name)
Ex.: Land Tenure, Maryland, Anne Arundel County
Landowners, Maryland, Registers