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Cornelison, Alice, Silas E. Craft, Sr., and Lillie Price. History of Blacks in Howard County, Maryland: Oral History, Schooling and Contemporary Issues. Columbia, MD: Howard County, Maryland NAACP, 1986.
Boyd, Thomas Hulings Stockton. The History of Montgomery County, Maryland, from its earliest settlement in 1650 to 1879. Clarksburgh, MD [Baltimore, W. K. Boyle & son, printers], 1879; reprint, Baltimore: Regional Pub. Co, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: Written following the American, and the County's, Centennial, this work places special emphasis on land grants and prominent men. Includes a directory of the towns, villages, and residents.
Carr, Lois Green. "The Metropolis of Maryland': A Comment on Town Development Along the Tobacco Coast." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Summer 1974): 124-45.
Annotation / Notes: Many towns in the Chesapeake area failed during the seventeenth century. Towns were not needed as commercial centers for the tobacco trade, the major economy of the area at that time. Carr uses St. Mary's City as an example of such a failure.
Hoffman, Charles W. "The Indian Names of Frederick County." Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc., Newsletter (May 1991): 2.
Johnston, George. History of Cecil County, Maryland. Elkton: Published by the author. 1881.
Kelbaugh, Jack. "Shipley's Choice: A Community Name with Historical Significance; Part I: The Shipley Clan." Anne Arundel County History Notes 20 (January 1989): 3-5.
Marks, Lillian Bayly. Reister's Desire: The Origin of Reisterstown, Maryland, Founded 1758, With a Genealogical History of the Reister Family and Sketches of Allied Families. N.p.: Published by the author, 1975.
Annotation / Notes: A history of the early development of today's Reisterstown as documented primarily through land records. The largest portion of this work is dedicated to the genealogy of the Reister, and allied, families.
Williams, T .J. C. The History of Washington County, Maryland, From the Earliest Settlements of the Present Time, Including A History of Hagerstown. Baltimore: Regional Publishing Co., 1968.
Wood, Gregory A. Early French Presence in Maryland 1524-1800. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1977.
Middleton, Arthur Pierce. Tobacco Coast. 1953; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Middleton, subsequently a retired Episcopal Canon, for years directed work at Colonial Williamsburg. This defining volume on Chesapeake Maritime History contains valuable environmental references coupled to the region's colonial economy.
Kent, Barry C. Susquehanna's Indians. Anthropological Series, no. 6. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania History and Museum Commission, 1984.
Miller, Shannon. Invested with Meaning: The Raleigh Circle in the New World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.
Neiman, Fraser Duff. An Evolutionary Approach to Archaeological Inference: Aspects of Architectural Variation in the 17th-Century Chesapeake. Ph.D. diss., Yale University, 1990.
Rountree, Helen C., ed. Powhatan Foreign Relations, 1500-1722. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993.
Ward, H. Henry. "Prehistoric Utilization of Ironstone in the Central Middle Atlantic." Pennsylvania Archaeologist 58 (1988): 7-25.
Wilke, Steve, and Gail Thompson. Prehistoric Archeological Resources in the Maryland Coastal Zone: A Management Overview. [Baltimore]: Department of Natural Resources, Energy and Coastal Zone Administration, 1977.