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Native Americans in Maryland: A Resource Guide

This guide is a selective list of resources on Native Americans in Maryland. It is intended as a starting point to research and not as an exhaustive list of sources.

Finding Books at University of Maryland Libraries

UM Libraries Catalog: Use the Catalog to search for books, journal titles, government documents, manuscript collections, and other materials owned by the UM Libraries. Check the box for "USMAI (All Campuses)" in order to search the entire UM System at once. You may search for a topic using word/s anywhere or subject word/s or use the Library of Congress Subject Headings (viewable within individual records or by using the subject beginning with... search).

Some examples of possible subject headings:


Indians of North America -- Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.)
Indians of North America -- Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.) -- Antiquities
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Middle Atlantic States
Indians of North America -- Maryland
Indians of North America -- Chesapeake Bay
Indians of North America -- Middle Atlantic States
Chesapeake Bay Region -- Antiquities
Maryland -- Antiquities
Middle Atlantic States -- Antiquities
Archaeology -- Maryland
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Maryland
Algonquian Indians
Conoy Indians


Lumbee Indians
Nanticoke Indians
Piscataway Indians
Powhatan Indians
Susquehanna Indians
Accokeek Creek Site (Md.)
Susquehanna Site (Md.)

Other possible geographic locations:
Potomac River Valley
Eastern Shore
Anacostia River Valley

See also names of counties, towns


The search box below will open the Catalog and launch your search in a new window.

Finding Books in Other Libraries

If you cannot find what you're looking for in the UM Libraries Catalog, try searching these other library catalogs. Use the Find It button or the Interlibrary Loan website to place requests for items not owned by the UM Libraries.