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Donaldson, O. Fred, and Richard L. Morrill. "Geographical Perspectives on the History of Black America." Economic Geography 48 (1972): 1-23.
Bataller, Neal. "Ednor and Norwood-Quiet Reminders of the Past." Legacy 19 (Fall 1999): 1, 5.
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.
Categories: Biography, Autobiography, and Reminiscences, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Family History and Genealogy, Geography and Cartography, Transportation and Communication, Before 1600 AD, Seventeenth Century, Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Frederick County, Montgomery County
Brigham, David L. "Ashton: From Unpaved Crossroad to 'Downtown'." Legacy 19 (Winter 1999): 1, 4-5.
Clark, Charles Branch. The Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia. 3 vols. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1950.
Categories: Agriculture, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Family History and Genealogy, Geography and Cartography, Historical Organizations, Libraries, Reference Works, Native American, Women, Cecil County, Dorchester County, Queen Anne's County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Worcester County, Eastern Shore
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Georgetown: Jewel of Montgomery County-Part II." Montgomery County Story 42 (February 1999): 61-76.
Crook, Mary Charlotte. "The Tale of Triadelphia, the Town Beneath the Lake." Montgomery County Story 33 (August 1990): 117-28.
Hawkins, Francis, Jr. "Olney-What a Difference 80 Years Makes!" Legacy 19 (Spring 1999): 1, 4-5.
Hughes, Elizabeth. "A Profile of Chaptico in 1821: The Partition of Philip Key's Real Estate." Chronicles of St. Mary's 43 (Fall 1995): 49-62.
Annotation / Notes: A history of this commercial community as interpreted by the 1821 survey and plat developed for the division of Key's estate.
Molter, Nelson J. Severna Park, Anne Arundel County, Maryland: A History of the Area. 2 vols. Severna Park, MD: [N.p.] 1969, 1988.
Olson, Sherry H. Baltimore. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publisher Company, 1976.
Olson, Sherry H. Baltimore: The Building of an American City. Revised edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: The product of a geographer, this excellent history of Baltimore focuses on its physical growth as an urban center. Special emphasis is placed on how the city, and its inhabitants, handled the changes brought about by city growth.
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.
Robbins, Charles L. "Seventeenth Century Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin 62 (Fall 1994): 159-74.
Sargent, Marguerite Ridgely. "Sunshine." Legacy 19 (Summer 1999): 1, 4.
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.
Categories: Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Town Planning, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Geography and Cartography, Politics and Law, Seventeenth Century, Eighteenth Century, Dorchester County, Talbot County, Worcester County, Chesapeake Region, Eastern Shore
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.
Durrenberger, Joseph A. Turnpikes: A Study of the Toll Road Movement in the Middle Atlantic States and Maryland. Valdosta, GA: Southern Stationery and Printing Co., 1931; reprint, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: A fine treatment of the subject with an excellent bibliography.
Jacobs, David, and Anthony E. Neville. Bridges, Canals, and Tunnels; the Engineering Conquest of North America. New York: American Heritage, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: This readable general discussion of the subject with fine illustrations includes material on Maryland. Robert M. Vogel, former curator of mechanical and civil engineering at the Smithsonian Institution was the consultant.
LeViness, Charles T. History of Road Building in Maryland. Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission, 1958.
Smirniagin, L. V. "Iuzhno-atlanticheskie Shtaty [The US South Atlantic states]." SShA: Ekonomika, Politika, Ideologiia [USSR] 3 (1989): 115-118.
Hayes, Dianne. "Coppin State and NASA Launch Project on the Slave Trade." Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 23 (November 2, 2006): 18.
Wysong, John W. Adjustments and Changes in the Geographical Location and Product-Mix of the Maryland Farm Industry, 1939-1969. College Park: University of Maryland, Agricultural Experiment Station, 1974.
Muller, Edward K., and Groves, Paul A. "The Changing Location of the Clothing Industry: A Link to the Social Geography of Baltimore in the Nineteenth Century." Maryland Historical Magazine, 71 (Fall 1976): 403-20.