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Wright, Russell J. "The Restoration of the Interior of the William Paca House." Antiques 111 (January 1977): 162-64.
Anderson, Elizabeth B. Annapolis: A Walk Through History. Centerville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1984.
Baker, Nancy T. "Annapolis, Maryland, 1695-1730." Maryland Historical Magazine 81 (Fall 1986): 191-209.
Annotation / Notes: This study describes the first phase in Annapolis's development as an urban center. It covers the period in which the community progressed from a settlement to a city. This period was marked by three patterns of development -- the acquisition of land, a growth in the population, and the town's evolution as a market for imported goods.
Benson, Robert Louis. "Notes on South County: Part II: Two Tours and Two Families." Anne Arundel County History Notes 24 (October 1992): 4, 9.
Broadneck Jaycees. Broadneck, Maryland's Historic Peninsula. Annapolis, MD: Fishergate Publishing Co., Inc., 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Broadneck is a former Anne Arundel County hundred, located between the Severn and the Magothy Rivers. This work, published for the American Bicentennial, consists of thirteen essays, written by community leaders and local scholars, on a variety of themes -- education, religion, etc. One essay is the work of former Maryland State Archivist, Morris L. Radoff. Included is a list showing the dates of the area's first families' first residences.
Earle, Swepson. The Chesapeake Bay Country. Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923.
Annotation / Notes: Divided into three regions -- southeastern Maryland, Upper Bay, and the Eastern Shore, this work includes a history for each, written by five noted authors, followed by a description of the counties in each, along with places of interest and the people of these places. The histories of the areas places special emphasis on major houses and genealogy of the owners. It is nicely illustrated with contemporary photographs, which nearly 80 years later serve as historic images. There are four pages of interesting photos of African Americans.
Greene, Carroll, Jr. "The Rebuff That Inspired a Town." Maryland 7 (Summer 1975): 49-52.
Annotation / Notes: Highland Beach.
Jones, Carleton. Streetwise Baltimore: The Story Behind Baltimore Street Names. [Baltimore?]: Bonus Books, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: Brief, quick descriptions of street and neighborhoods names, including some surrounding communities in other counties. Includes a history of the city's development.
Kelbaugh, Jack. "The Shipley's Choice Tract; Part II: More Than Three Centuries of Fascinating History." Anne Arundel County History Notes 20 (April 1989): 1-3.
Miller, Marcia, and Orlando Ridout V, eds. Architecture in Annapolis: A Field Guide. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical Trust Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: Detailed architectural histories of over 100 of Annapolis best documented structures. Some histories include historic images, interior photographs, and architectural drawings. Includes a twelve-page history of Annapolis's architecture.
Reps, John. Tidewater Towns: City Planning in Colonial Virginia and Maryland. Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972.
Annotation / Notes: Early towns did not generally spring out of nowhere. Town planning was common and an important part of Chesapeake Maryland's colonial history. The government played an active role in the founding and formation of towns. Annapolis and the District of Columbia were unique in that their plans did not resemble those common amongst other English colonies.
Risjord, Norman K. Builders of Annapolis: Enterprise and Politics in a Colonial Capital. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A history of colonial Annpolis presented through the lives of eleven prominent citizens. Represented are a printer, a governor, a doctor, and a cabinetmaker. Included are such well known Maryland surnames as Carroll, Paca, Dulany, Chase, and Shaw.
Shomette, Donald. London Town: A Brief History. Londontown, MD: London Town Public House Commission, Inc., 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Londontown, located on the South River, was a very early example of successful town planning in Maryland. The community, however, did not have any long term success due to its economic base in the tobacco system.
Smith, Bert. Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Arranged by theme and subject -- famous housing, boardwalk, on the beach, life saving. It presents a vivid picture of life at the shore as interpreted through postcards. Includes some illustration on spots on the way -- diners, bridges, etc. Information on the cards themselves is included and adds to the work's usefulness.
Spence, Gloria Ryan. "History of Herald Harbor, MD (1924-1984)." Anne Arundel County History Notes 16 (October 1984): [2-4].
Warren, Marion E., and Mary Elizabeth Warren. "The Train's Done Been and Gone": An Annapolis Portrait, 1859-1910. Boston: David R. Godine in association with M. E. Warren, 1976.
Annotation / Notes: With essays by Arthur C. Townsend, Lee Merrill, Orin M. Bullock, and Mrs. J. M. P. Wright. A photographic history, interspersed with reprints of small newspaper articles of significant Annapolis events. The photographs are arranged around four essays relating to Annapolis's preservation and documentation.
Warren, Morris. "Help Me Find Birmingham Manor." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 19 (April 1991): 18-19.
Wilstach, Paul. Tidewater Maryland. Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1931.
Annotation / Notes: A narrative history of those Maryland counties, all but seven of the twenty-three, touched by saltwater, arranged by theme and locale. There is a great deal of emphasis on the founding of towns and important personages, a wide variety of subjects are covered.
White, Roger. "Capitol Theatre." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (January 1995): 9.
White, Roger. "Circle Theater." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (October 1994): 7-8, 17.
White, Roger. "Governor Ritchie Open-Air Auto Theatre." Anne Arundel County History Notes 25 (July 1994): 3.
White, Roger. "A New Home For Our Library." Anne Arundel County History Notes 23 (October 1991): 1.