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Power, Garrett. Parceling Out Land in Baltimore, 1632-1796. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Reprints of two Maryland Historical Magazine articles with the same title. Using a variety of sources, both primary and secondary, Power traces the chain of title, up to the point of incorporation, of the 2000 acres of Baltimore Town, Jones Town, and Fell's Point, the communities that became Baltimore City.
Power, Garrett. "Parceling out Land in the Vicinity of Baltimore: 1632-1796, Part 1." Maryland Historical Magazine 87 (Winter 1992): 453-466.
Power, Garrett. "Parceling out Land in the Vicinity of Baltimore: 1632-1796, Part 2." Maryland Historical Magazine 88 (Summer 1993): 150-80.
Randolph, B. S. "History of the Maryland Coal Region." Journal of the Alleghenies 29 (1993): 47-62.
Annotation / Notes: Originally published by the Maryland Geological Survey, in 1905, this work discusses the development of Allegany County's mining industry, including the unionization of the miners.
Reps, John. Tidewater Towns: City Planning in Colonial Virginia and Maryland. Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972.
Annotation / Notes: Early towns did not generally spring out of nowhere. Town planning was common and an important part of Chesapeake Maryland's colonial history. The government played an active role in the founding and formation of towns. Annapolis and the District of Columbia were unique in that their plans did not resemble those common amongst other English colonies.
Robbins, Charles L. "Seventeenth Century Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin 62 (Fall 1994): 159-74.
Sagle, Lawrence. "Beautiful Hills of Garrett." Glades Star 5 (September 1977): 37, 40-41.
Shank, Ellsworth B. "Origin of the Street Names of Havre de Grace." Harford Historical Bulletin (Spring 1985): 27-32.
Simmons, James R. "Natural History of Harford County, Maryland." Harford Historical Bulletin 62 (Fall 1994): 143-58.
Strauss, Mary. "Engle's Mill ... A Necessity of the Past." Glades Star 5 (June 1979): 159-63.
Sword, Gerald J. "House Cove Point Lookout State Park." Chronicles of St. Mary's 26 (July 1978): 391-402.
Annotation / Notes: This article compiled all available information on House Cove. It, therefore, serves as a good example of the wide variety of resources that can be found and utilized when researching a Maryland property.
Thomas, Joseph Brown, Jr. Settlement, Community, and Economy: The Development of Towns in Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, 1660-1775. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Thomas argues that the seventeen clustered settlements that dotted the lower Eastern Shore actually functioned as towns. Although legislatively established they have been largely ignored in the history of the Chesapeake region. Most historians argue that the area was rural, when in fact its character was between urban and rural.
Tracey, Grace L., and John P. Dern. Pioneers of Old Monocacy: The Early Settlement of Frederick County, Maryland, 1721-1743. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A history of that portion of Prince George's County that in 1748 became Frederick County as told through the stories of the original land patents and their owners. The appendix includes many handy lists including a list of 1733-1734 inhabitants, early German Settlers, and Frederick County Muster Rolls, ca. 1757.
Walston, Mark. "Seneca Stone: Building Block of the Nation's Capital." Maryland 18 (Winter 1985): 39-42.
Alsop, George. A Character of the Province of Mary-land. Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers, 1902.
Benson, Robert Louis. "Historical Survey of the Natural Resources of Anne Arundel County." Anne Arundel County History Notes 23 (October 1991): 11-13.
Benson, Robert Louis. "Historical Survey of the Natural Resources of Anne Arundel County-Part Two." Anne Arundel County History Notes 23 (January 1992): 13-14.
Blair, Carvel H., and Willits D. Ansel. Chesapeake Bay Notes and Sketches. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1970.
DiLisio, James E. Maryland: A Geography. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1983.
Rollo, Vera A. Foster. A Geography of Maryland : Ask me! About Maryland. 1984; 2d edition, Lanham, MD: Maryland History Press, 1994.
Valentino, David Wayne. Tectonics of the Lower Susquehanna River Region, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland: Late Proterozoic Rifting to Late Paleozoic Dextral Transpression. Ph.D. diss., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993.
Abel, E. Lawrence. Singing the New Nation: How Music Shaped the Confederacy, 1861-1865. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: An in-depth look at every aspect of music during the Civil War, as it pertains to the southern cause. Although not focused on any particular state, there are important Maryland connections, for example the background and impact of "Maryland, My Maryland!" Cultural and political context are this author's strong suits, as he describes band music, songs of the common soldiers, parlor music of the day, and theatrical offerings.
Baer, Elizabeth. Seventeenth Century Maryland: A Bibliography. Baltimore: John Work Garrett Library, 1949.
Annotation / Notes: This work supplies not only descriptive cataloging for 209 seventeenth century Maryland books and maps, but also provides insights into the collecting habits of the founder of the Evergreen Collection. Reproductions of title pages are included.
Carter, Edward C., II. "The Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Maryland Historical Society, 1885-1971: Nature, Structure and Means of Acquisition." Maryland Historical Magazine 66 (1971): 436-455.
Annotation / Notes: An involved discussion of the provenance of the Latrobe collection and the project to microfilm it. Latrobe, a prominent architect, artist, and surveyor, among other talents, left a variety of materials, including drawings depicting America at the end of the eighteenth century. An interesting discussion of the history of a rich collection.