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Klemer, Jane. "Birdman of the Patuxent." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 19 (June 1989): 66-69.
Annotation / Notes: Steve Cardano.
Parker, Willie J. Game Warden: Chesapeake Assignment. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1983.
Vojtech, Pat. "Prophet and Pariah." Annapolis 8 (January 1994): 24-29.
Annotation / Notes: Tom Horton.
Kenah, Elizabeth F. "Good Times at Hard Bargain Farm." Maryland 13 (Summer 1980): 40-43.
Veitch, Fletcher. "Hurricane of 1933." Chronicles of St. Mary's 33 (August 1985): 285-288.
Weeks, Christopher. "Bouncing Along the Post Road: Eighteenth Century Harford County as Seen by Travelers." Harford Historical Bulletin 57 (Summer 1993): 74-127.
Annotation / Notes: Annotated excerpts from ten contemporary descriptions of traveling along the post road. The authors include such well known Colonial figures as Dr. Alexander Hamilton, Charles Willson Peale, and Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
Categories: Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Town Planning, Biography, Autobiography, and Reminiscences, County and Local History, Environment, Intellectual Life, Literature, and Publishing, Military, Transportation and Communication, Eighteenth Century, Baltimore City, Cecil County, Harford County, Montgomery County
Hall, Clayton Coleman, ed. Narratives of Early Maryland, 1633-84. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1910.
Annotation / Notes: Contains George Alsop's "A Character of the Province of Maryland," 1666.
Hariot, Thomas. Narrative of the first English plantation of Virginia. 1588; reprint London: N.p., 1893).
Maryland Hall of Records Commission. A Declaration of the Lord Baltemore's Plantation in Mary-land. 1663; reprint, Annapolis, MD: Maryland Hall of Records Commission, Department of General Services, 1983.
Annotation / Notes: This booklet, issued as part of Maryland's 350th year, includes a facsimile of Lord Baltimore's original description of Maryland's natural resources (plus a remarkable explanation of the Gulf Stream and coastal fisheries!) , and an announcement that the ship "Arke of Mary-land" would sail August 20th, 1633.
Straus, Robert Ware. The Possible Dream: Saving George Washington's View. Accokeek, MD: Accokeek Foundation, 1988.
Annotation / Notes: Bob Straus did the nation a great service with the effort behind this work, one which people striving for environmental preservation should learn about. The Accokeek Foundation has also sponsored a wide range of other publications (over three dozen), many on agriculture and crops in colonial times, which have impacted the State's course through history.
Weeks, Christopher. "Perfectly Delightful": The Life and Gardens of Harvey Ladew. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Harvey Ladew lived a privileged life of excitement and venture. He counted Lawrence of Arabia among his friends. Weeks's very readable book tells the story of Ladew and his gardens, now a public attraction.
White, Roger. "Round Bay Resort and 'Mount Misery'." Anne Arundel County History Notes 19 (January 1988): 3-4.
Annotation / Notes: The article reprints an account by L.A. Burck of an 1888 visit to the Anne Arundel County resort of Round Bay on the Severn River. Burck describes his trip from Baltimore's Camden Station on the B&A Railroad to the waterside park and its nearby promontory, Mount Misery, a Civil War-era lookout where Union soldiers watched for blockade runners.
Helmes, Winifred G., ed. Notable Maryland Women. Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers and the Maryland Bicentennial Commission, 1977.
Categories: African American, Biography, Autobiography, and Reminiscences, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Education, Environment, Intellectual Life, Literature, and Publishing, Politics and Law, Religion, Society, Social Change, Folklife, and Popular Culture, Women, Seventeenth Century, Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century
Lear, Linda. Rachel Carson: The Life of the Author of Silent Spring. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1997.
Horton, Tom. "Preservation's Pair." Chesapeake Life, 8 (November/December 2002): 95-97.
Sowards, Adam M. He's A Natural': Justice William O. Douglas and the American Environmental Tradition. Ph.D. diss., Arizona State University, 2001.
Buckley, Geoffrey L., and J. Morgan Grove. "Sowing the Seeds of Forest Conservation: Fred Besley and the Maryland Story, 1906-1923." Maryland Historical Magazine, 96 (Fall 2001): 303-27.
Lynch, John A., Jr. "Justice Douglas, the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, and Maryland Legal History." University of Baltimore Law Forum, 35 (Spring 2005): 104-27.
Christianson, Justine. "Robert B. Morse and a Regional Water System for Montgomery and Prince George's Counties." Maryland Historical Magazine, 105 (Winter 2010): 368-81.
Kobell, Rona. "Save the Bay, Take 2." Chesapeake Life, 16 (Summer 2010): 24-25.
Sowards, Adam M. The Environmental Justice: William O. Douglas and American Conservation. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press, 2009.
Landa, Edward R., and Kim M. Cohen. "Alfred P. Dachnowski and the Scientific Study of Peats." Soil Survey Horizons, 52 (Winter 2011): 111-17.
Dempsey, Dave. "The Bald Eagle's Best Friend." Michigan History Magazine, 96 (July/August 2012): 39-43.
Schroath, Jody Argo. "A Sense of Rachel Carson." Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 42 (December 2012/January 2013): 26-29, 49-50.
Schroath, Jody Argo. "A Sense of Rachel Carson, Part 2." Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 42 (February 2013): 24-27, 48-50.