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Anderson, George M., S. J. "Growing Sugar Cane in Montgomery County: A Mid-Nineteenth-Century Experiment by James W. Anderson." Maryland Historical Magazine 79 (Summer 1984): 134-41.
Anderson, George M. "Growth, Civil War, and Change: The Montgomery County Agricultural Society, 1850-1876." Maryland Historical Magazine 86 (Winter 1991): 396-406.
Breen, T. H. Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of the Revolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985.
Cunningham, Isabel Shipley. "Anne Arundel's Famous Green-Meat Cantaloupes." Anne Arundel County History Notes 27 (July 1996): 3-4, 8-10.
Fielding, Geoff. "The County Fair." Maryland 24 (Summer 1992): 38-45.
Gibb, James G., and Matthew E. Croson. "The History of Helb Barn." Calvert Historian 10 (Fall 1995): 5-18.
Hawkins, Willard L. "History of the New Windsor Progressive Farmers Club." Carroll County History Journal 40 (Winter 1989): 7.
McCauley, Donald. The Limits of Change in the Tobacco South: An Economic and Social Analysis of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1840-1860. M.A. thesis, University of Maryland, 1973.
McCauley, Donald. "The Urban Impact on Agricultural Land Use: Farm Patterns in Prince George's County, Maryland 1860-1880." Law, Society, and Politics in Early Maryland. Edited by Aubrey C. Land, Lois Green Carr, and Edward C. Papenfuse, 228-47. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.
McGrain, John. An Agricultural History of Baltimore County, Maryland. Towson, MD: published by the author, 1990.
McGrath, Sally V., and Patricia J. McGuire, eds. The Money Crop: Tobacco Culture in Calvert County, Maryland. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical and Cultural Publications, 1992.
Middleton, Authur Pierce. Tobacco Coast: A Maritime History of the Chesapeake Bay in the Colonial Era. Newport News, VA: Mariners Museum, 1953.
Miller, Arlene K. "Cecil County Fair." Bulletin of the Historical Society of Cecil County 61 (April 1992): 6-7.
Miller, Arlene K. "Grange Organizations in Cecil County." Bulletin of the Historical Society of Cecil County 61 (April 1992): 8-9.
Mumford, Willard R. Strawberries, Peas & Beans: Truck Farming in Anne Arundel County. Linthicum, MD: Ann Arundel County Historical Society, 2000.
Pittman, LaVern. "Walnut Level: A Model Farm in Allegany County." Journal of the Alleghenies 30 (1994): 3-12.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "Eighteenth-Century Gardens of the Chesapeake." A special issue of the Journal of Garden History: An International Quarterly 9 (July-Sept. 1989): 103-59.
Schoeberlein, Robert W. "Sweet Annaline: The Tale of a Marylander at the White House." MHS/News (September/December 1996): 10-11.
Thomas, Calvin Rutherford. The Impact of Amenity Landownership on Agriculture in Talbot County, Md. Ph.D. diss., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1983.
Trimble, Logan C. "Middling Planters and the Strategy of Diversification in Baltimore County, Maryland, 1750-1776." Maryland Historical Magazine 85 (Summer 1990): 171-78.
Virta, Alan. "This Spirit for Improvement." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 11 (July-August 1983): 33-35.
Walsh, Jim. "Barrels for a 'Middling Planter' in Colonial Prince George's County." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 25 (August/September 1997): 2-4.
Walsh, Lorena S. "Land, Landlord, and Leaseholder: Estate Management and Tenant Fortunes in Southern Maryland, 1642-1820." Agricultural History 59 (July 1985): 373-396.
Annotation / Notes: Based on the astonishing records of a Jesuit-owned estate in Charles County that lasted for 175 years, Walsh examined 233 tenants, and the effect of their short term vs. long term leases on resource waste or conservation. The story explains how owners used leasing as a means for plantation development and as an alternative to slave labor.
Byron, Gilbert. Gilbert Byron's Chesapeake Seasons: A Cove Journal. Wye Mills, MD: Chesapeake College Press, 1987.
Annotation / Notes: Poet and chronicler Gilbert Byron's columns were a popular feature in several Eastern Shore newspapers. This collection of observations and reminiscences culled from his newspaper writings are both biographical and lyrical in quality. Byron captures both an appreciation for a nostalgic past and an awareness of the social and economic changes occurring on his beloved shore.
Calhoun, Stephen D. The Marylanders: Without Shelter or a Crumb. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1993.