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Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
Nurnberger, Ralph D. "The Great Baltimore Deluge of 1817." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Winter 1974): 405-8.
Annotation / Notes: Calamities are popular topics for local historians. This discussion of a major flood of the Jones Falls, in Old Town Baltimore, includes an eyewitness account.
Tack, George E. "The Romantic Gwynn's Falls Valley." History Trails 26 (Autumn 1991-Winter 1991-92): 1-5.
Annotation / Notes: A reprint of poet Tack's 1907 Maryland Monthly Magazine article describing the Valley, its businesses, its mills, its homes, etc., including the natural world. It ends with a poem by Folger McKinsey and one by Tack on the Valley.
Trostel, Michael F. "Mondawmin: Baltimore's Lost County Estate." Bulletin of the Southern Garden History Society 8 (Summer 1991): 3-4.
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.
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.
Griffith, Philip L. "Maryland's Bird: The Baltimore Oriole." The Record 77 (October 1997): 3.
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.
Norden, Arnold W., T. David Schofield, and Joyce J. Evans. "Sea Turtle Strandings from Maryland Waters Reported to the National Aquarium in Baltimore, 1990 through 1997." Maryland Naturalist 42 (January/June 1998): 20-23.
Reveal, James L. "'Baltimora:' The Curious Tale of How a Flowering Plant from Mexico was Named for the Maryland City of Baltimore." Calvert Historian 5 (Fall 1990): 1-6.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "A Late Eighteenth-Century 'Tour' of Baltimore Gardens." Journal of Garden History [Great Britain] 9 (July-September 1989): 125-40.
Zucker, Kevin. "Falls and Stream Valleys: Frederick Law Olmsted and the Parks of Baltimore." Maryland Historical Magazine 90 (Spring 1995): 72-96.
Shapin, Alice Rindler. "Beneath the Surface at the National Aquarium." Maryland 25 (Summer 1993): 26-31.
Roberts, Daniel G., and David Barrett. "Nightsoil Disposal Practices of the 19th Century and the Origin of Artifacts in Plowzone Proveniences." Historical Archaeology 18 (1984): 108-115.
Dalton, Shawn Elizabeth. The Gwynns Falls Watershed: A Case Study of Public and Non-Profit Sector Behavior in Natural Resource Management. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 2002.
MacKay, Bryan. Baltimore Trails: A Guide for Hikers and Mountain Bikers. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
Schoenbaum, Miriam. "Environmental Contamination, Brownfields Policy, and Economic Redevelopment in an Industrial Area of Baltimore, Maryland." Land Economics,78 (February 2002): 60-71.
Litt, Jill Suzanne. An Evaluation of the Public Health and Environmental Aspects of Brownfields in Baltimore, Maryland. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 2001.
Howland, Marie. "Private Initiative and Public Responsibility for the Redevelopment of Industrial Brownfields: Three Baltimore Case Studies." Economic Development Quarterly, 17 (November 2003): 367-81.
McCarthy, Michael P. "Park Visions in Conflict: Baltimore's Debate Over the Leakin Bequest." Maryland Historical Magazine, 98 (Summer 2003): 186-203.
Zeiderman, Austin. "Ruralizing the City: The Great Migration and Environmental Rehabilitation in Baltimore, Maryland." Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, 13 (April-June 2006): 209-35.
Almaguer, Tim. Baltimore's Patterson Park. Images of America series. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006.
Buckley, Geoffrey L., Robert F. Bailey, and J. Morgan Grove. "The Patapsco Forest Reserve: Establishing a 'City Park' for Baltimore, 1907-1941." Historical Geography, 34 (2006): 87-108.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Baltimore District. Baltimore Metropolitan Water Resources: Gwynns Falls watershed study. March 2006 project report for Gwynns Falls and April 2004 draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment. Baltimore: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2006.