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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.
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.
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.
Carter, Edward C., II, Editor in Chief, and Thomas E. Jeffrey, Microfiche Editor. The Guide and Index to the Microfiche Edition of the Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Clifton, NJ: Published for the Maryland Historical Society by James T. White and Co., 1976.
Carter, Edward C., II, Editor in Chief, and Thomas E. Jeffrey, Microfiche Editor. A History of Road Building in Maryland. Baltimore: State Roads Commission of Maryland, 1958.
Annotation / Notes: A good summary with many interesting references.
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.
Tanner, H. S. A Description of the Canals and Rail Roads of the United States, Comprehending Notices of All The Works of Internal Improvement Throughout the Several States. New York: T. R. Tanner and J.D. Disturnell, 1840.
Annotation / Notes: Maryland is included in this state-by-state compilation of early American internal improvements.
Hayes, Dianne. "Coppin State and NASA Launch Project on the Slave Trade." Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 23 (November 2, 2006): 18.
Bedini, Silvio A. "Andrew Ellicott: Surveyor of the Wilderness." Surveying and Mapping, 36 (June 1976): 113-35.
Kanskey, Karel J. "Augustine Herman: The Leading Cartographer of the Seventeenth Century." Maryland Historical Magazine, 73 (December 1978): 352-59.
Cope, Thomas D. "The First Scientific Expedition of Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon." Pennsylvania History, 12 (January 1945): 24-33.