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Kelly, Jacques. Bygone Baltimore. Norfolk, VA: Donning, 1982.
Annotation / Notes: The real Baltimore in historic photographs selected and annotated by one of the city's most diligent appreciators. The photographs of buildings are excellent and include many interiors.
Blumgart, Pamela James, ed. At the Head of the Bay: A Cultural and Architectural History of Cecil County, Maryland. Elkton, MD: Cecil Historical Trust, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: This beautifully illustrated book presents a history of the development of the county along with a history of its architecture, including house forms, methods of construction, and outbuildings, along with brief write-ups on 700 historic sites.
Blumgart, Pamela James, ed. "Chestertown Awaits You." Peninsula Pacemaker 20 (June 1992): 18-20, 22.
De Gast, Robert. Unreal Estate: The Eastern Shore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: Photo study of a variety of abandoned buildings -- agricultural structures and homes.
Dehler, Katherine B. "Mt. Vernon Place at the Turn of the Century: A Vignette of the Garrett Family." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Fall 1974): 279-92.
Annotation / Notes: The Garretts, Baltimore's grandest family, had a profound influence on the growth of culture and education in Baltimore. They also had a profound influence on their own neighborhood. Stanford White and Tiffany worked on their Mount Vernon Place home.
Fleming, Kevin. Annapolis: The Spirit of the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis, MD: Portfolio Press, 1988.
Fleming, Kevin. Ocean City, Maryland's Grand Old Resort. Annapolis, MD: Portfolio Press, 1990.
Hobby, Susan Thornton. Columbia: A Celebration. Columbia, MD: Perry Publishing, 1995.
May, Huguette D., and Anthea Smith. Finding the Charm in Charm City: Affectionate Views of Baltimore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A modern photo documentary, using color Polaris Image Transfers of "charming spots" in Baltimore. These spots may not be considered so charming any place else in the world, but definitely display Baltimore's character. Through these image the authors show buildings, building details, and streetscapes. There is an accompanying text that gives a brief history of neighborhoods, buildings, and roads. A visual documentation of Baltimore in the 1990s.
Noll, Eva Owings Davies. "The First Calvert County Fair." Calvert Historian 5 (Fall 1990): 7-8.
Annotation / Notes: Bug art.
Power, Garrett. "High Society: The Building Height Limitation on Baltimore's Mt. Vernon Place." Maryland Historical Magazine 79 (Fall 1984): 197-219.
Annotation / Notes: In 1904 Maryland's first zoning law was passed. It disallowed the construction of any non-church building over 70 feet in height within one block of Baltimore's Washington Monument. This act, which was actually a move of selfish interest of the part of developers who were then marketing the Mount Vernon area to Baltimore's aristocracy, ended up being a major reason why twentieth centuries developers were thwarted and the area preserved in its nineteenth century landscape.
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.
Leone, Mark. "William Paca's Power Garden: The Art of Illusion in Colonial Annapolis." Maryland Humanities (July/August 1994): 9-11.
Paca-Steele, Barbara, and St. Clair Wright. "The Mathematics of an Eighteenth-Century Wilderness Garden." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 6 (October-December 1986): 299-320.
Annotation / Notes: Garden of William Paca House, Annapolis.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "A Chesapeake Craftsman's Eighteenth Century Gardens." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 414-52.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "Gardening Books in Eighteenth Century Maryland." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 106-10.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "Genteel and Necessary Amusements: Public Pleasure Gardens in Eighteenth-Century Maryland." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 118-24.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "A Late Eighteenth-Century 'Tour' of Baltimore Gardens." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 125-40.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "The Old Man and the Garden: A Chesapeake Craftsman's Eighteenth-Century Grounds." Maryland Humanities (July/August 1994): 5-8.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "Writings about Pleasure and Kitchen Gardening Available in Eighteenth Century Maryland." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 153-59.
Worden, Robert L. "The Gardens at the Charles Carroll House of Annapolis." Magnolia: Bulletin of the Southern Garden History Society 10 (Winter 1993): 1-6.
McCloskey, William. "The Baltimore Opera: An Unobjective Look at 50-Plus Seasons." Peabody News, Sept./Oct. 1992.
Boles, John B., ed. Maryland Heritage: Five Baltimore Institutions Celebrate the American Revolution. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1976.
Annotation / Notes: This exhibition catalog joins the efforts of five major collecting institutions through a series of essays and illustrations from their respective exhibits.