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Heller, Janet. "Saving Baltimore History and Keeping It in the Family." Historic Preservation News 33 (February 1993): 10-13.
Clayton, Ralph. Black Baltimore, 1820-1870. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1988.
Clayton, Ralph. Slavery, Slaveholding and the Free Black Population of Antebellum Baltimore. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1993.
Jacob, Grace Hill. The Negro in Baltimore, 1860-1900. M.A. thesis, Howard University, 1945.
Kimmel, Ross M. "Free Blacks in Seventeenth-Century Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine 71 (Spring 1976): 19-25.
Earle, Swepson. The Chesapeake Bay Country. Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923.
Annotation / Notes: Divided into three regions -- southeastern Maryland, Upper Bay, and the Eastern Shore, this work includes a history for each, written by five noted authors, followed by a description of the counties in each, along with places of interest and the people of these places. The histories of the areas places special emphasis on major houses and genealogy of the owners. It is nicely illustrated with contemporary photographs, which nearly 80 years later serve as historic images. There are four pages of interesting photos of African Americans.
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.
Martin, Percy E. "Sam Arnold and Hookstown." History Trails 16 (Summer 1982): 13-16.
Annotation / Notes: One of the co-conspirators in the Lincoln assassination.
Murphy, Jeanne Payne. "The Letters of Lafayette Buckler from 1859 to 1884." Chronicles of St. Mary's 30 (March 1982): 421-32; (April 1982): 433-44; (May 1982): 445-54.
Annotation / Notes: Transcriptions of a series of 41 letters written by Lafayette to Victoria McGinley Buckler, his wife, as they traveled between their home in St. Mary's and Baltimore. Two letters are also included written by Victoria. The letters deal with the details of daily life and the relationship of this couple. A sizeable introduction proceeds the letters and places the letters in the context of place, time, and family.
Scharf, John Thomas. The Chronicles of Baltimore. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1989 [1874].
Barnes, Robert W. Guide to Research in Baltimore City and County. Revised edition. Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1993.
Bryan, Jennifer A. "The Tilghman Papers." Maryland Historical Magazine 88 (Fall 1993): 297-99.
Cox, Richard J. "A Guide to Genealogical Research in the Manuscripts Division of the Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin 17 (Summer 1976): 109-119.
Cox, Richard J. "Genealogical Research in the Baltimore City Archives." Maryland Magazine of Genealogy 2 (Fall 1979): 49-54.
Cox, Richard J. A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Calvert Papers. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1973.
Cox, Richard J. "Historical Demographers, Local Historians, and Genealogists: A Bibliographical Essay of Maryland Studies." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin 21 (Winter 1980): 5-17.
Cox, Richard J., and Larry E. Sullivan, eds. A Guide to the Research Collections of the Maryland Historical Society: Historical and Genealogical Manuscripts and Oral History Interviews. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1981.
Annotation / Notes: The second of Maryland Historical Society's books describing collections from their manuscript division. See citation under Pedley for the first work. Although out of print, both books are still excellent research starting points and can serve as a good introduction to the Society's manuscript holdings.
Pedley, Avril J. M., ed. The Manuscript Collections of the Maryland Historical Society. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: Collection level descriptions of 1,724 collections in the Society's Manuscripts Division. It includes an extensive index. This is the first of two books the Society published describing their holdings. The collection information can now be found on the Society's webpage. See also Cox and Sullivan, (1981), for further information.
Rutledge, Anna Wells. "Portraits in Varied Media in the Collections of the Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Historical Magazine 41 (December 1946): 282-326.
Rutledge, Anna Wells. "Portraits Painted Before 1900 in the Collections of the Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Historical Magazine 41 (March 1946): 11-50.
Stevens, Robert. "Is Your Family Classified Information? Part I, The Maryland Department." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin 22 (Summer 1981): 208-22.
Annotation / Notes: Description of the genealogical holdings of the Maryland Department of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
Krugler, John D. "'Our Trusty and Wellbeloved Councillor:' The Parliamentary Career of Sir George Calvert, 1609-24." Maryland Historical Magazine 72 (Winter 1977): 470-91.
Krugler, John D. "Sir George Calvert's Resignation as Secretary of State and the Founding of Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine 68 (1973): 239-254.
Lancaster, R. Kent. "Green Mount: The Introduction of the Rural Cemetery into Baltimore." Maryland Historical Magazine 74 (March 1979): 62-79.
Annotation / Notes: Lancaster traces the history of Baltimore's Green Mount Cemetery, established in the 1830s as one of the country's earliest urban "rural cemeteries." Modeled after Mt. Auburn in Boston, it was intended as "a careful blending of nature, art, and death." He examines the lists of early subscribers to evaluate the social significance of the institution. He also traces the design and construction of the cemetery, as well as the changing styles for grave markers. Lancaster observes that Green Mount today is surrounded by urban congestion and seldom visited, yet it remains a treasure trove of Baltimore's connection with its past.
Ewalt, Claire S. "Caroline Duke Little Kerney: Her Life." Calvert Historian 4 (Spring 1989): 21-31.