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Civil Rights Movement in Maryland

A guide to resources on the Civil Rights Movement in Maryland using materials from the University of Maryland Special Collections in Hornbake Library.

Databases and Journals

Database Finder offers online access to databases and journal articles, and is available only at University of Maryland Libraries or to University of Maryland staff and students.


This list includes guides, exhibits, digitized materials, and other resources on the Civil Rights Movement in Maryland and across United States.

Digital Collections

Select archival and special collection materials have been digitized and made available online through the Digital Collection @ the University of Maryland, a searchable digital repository of scanned materials from the University of Maryland's libraries. 

Use the keyword search box on the homepage to search collection by keywords.  For example, typing "civil rights Maryland" in the search box will retrieve materials realted to the Civil Right Movement in Maryland. 

You may also search using the provided subject browse terms, which includes a "Civil Rights, Civil Engagement" subject.