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Simmons, James R. "Natural History of Harford County, Maryland." Harford Historical Bulletin 62 (Fall 1994): 143-58.
Smart, Jeffery K. "Burning Bridges: The Events Leading Up to the Military Occupation of Harford County in 1861." Harford Historical Bulletin 72 (Spring 1997): 9-56.
Smart, Jeffery K. "From Plowshare to Sword: Historical Highlights of Gunpowder Neck and Edgewood Arsenal to the End of World War I." Harford Historical Bulletin 63 (Winter 1995): 3-49.
Smith, Bert. Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Arranged by theme and subject -- famous housing, boardwalk, on the beach, life saving. It presents a vivid picture of life at the shore as interpreted through postcards. Includes some illustration on spots on the way -- diners, bridges, etc. Information on the cards themselves is included and adds to the work's usefulness.
Tucker, Barclay Earl. "History of Forest Hill." Harford Historical Bulletin 29 (Summer 1986): 53-83.
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.
Wiley, Flora H. "Third Precinct-Fourth District." Harford Historical Bulletin (Winter 1984): 1-12.
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.
Wright, C. Milton. Our Harford Heritage: A History of Harford County, Maryland. Privately published, 1967.
Bunting, Elaine, and Patricia D'Amario. Counties of Northern Maryland. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: A series designed for young readers.
Selckmann, August. "The Susquehanna: Mother of the Chesapeake." Maryland 23 (Autumn 1990): 6-17.
Stranahan, Susan Q. Susquehanna, River of Dreams. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
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.
Chambers, Tom. "Harford County Newspapers of the 19th Century." Harford Historical Bulletin 50 (Fall 1991): 87-88.
Annotation / Notes: County and local newspapers are a vast untapped historical resource. A series of short articles by Tom Chambers demonstrates the important function of county newspapers in local politics during the upheavals of the Civil War era. Harford County, like many other Maryland rural areas, harbored lively competition between newspapers that reflected the political divisions of citizens. For a more extensive study of another part of Maryland , see Dickson Preston's Newspapers of Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Chambers, Tom. "Harford's Rich Newspaper Heritage: Harford County Newspapers Established During the 19th Century." Harford Historical Bulletin 50 (Fall 1991): 89-95.
Chambers, Tom. "Political Upheaval Brings Upheaval in Harford County Newspaper Publishing." Harford Historical Bulletin 50 (Fall 1991): 113-27.
Chambers, Tom. "The Travail of Early Newspapers in Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin 50 (Fall 1991): 96-100.
Kracke, Robert D., and Carol Bench. "Through the Cracks of History: Those Shape Notes." Harford Historical Bulletin (Summer 1984): 38-46.
Annotation / Notes: Hymnal scores and their use in Harford County.
Bowers, Deborah. "On the Road Again: The Bookmobile in Harford County." Harford Historical Bulletin 67 (Winter 1996): 28-31.
Bowers, Deborah. "A One-Hundred Year History of Libraries in Harford County from 1885." Harford Historical Bulletin 67 (Winter 1996): 3-27.
Annotation / Notes: In the late nineteenth century many of Harford County's communities formed library organizations. Following the 1945 Maryland Library Aid Act a Harford County library system was established. At the time of this article Harford County has a growing public library system with a good number of branches spread across the county.
Brandt, Thirza M. "The Historical Society's Photographic Archives Collection." Harford Historical Bulletin 61 (Summer 1994): 133-40.
Brown, John E., comp. "Articles from The Harford Historical Bulletin Concerning Harford County History, Arranged According to Historical Periods." Harford Historical Bulletin 56 (Spring 1993): 58-71.
Dowell, Susan Stiles. "The Harvey Ladew Manor House & Gardens." Maryland Magazine 17 (Summer 1985): 42-45.
Annotation / Notes: A history of Harvey Ladew and his house and garden, now open to the public. The topiary garden is considered one of the nation's finest.
Dowell, Susan Stiles. A Guide to Maryland State Archives Holdings of Harford County Records on Microfilm. Annapolis: Maryland State Archives, 1989.
Hodge, David C. "The Hooker Collection: Inventory and Annotations." Harford Historical Bulletin 61 (Summer 1994): 117-32.
Annotation / Notes: Descriptions of 62 images from a glass plate negative collection owned by the Historical Society of Harford County.