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Hosmer, Charles B., Jr. "Verne E. Chatelain and the Development of the Branch of History of the National Park Service." Public Historian 16 (Winter 1994): 24-38.
Cox, Richard. Tracing the History of the Baltimore Structure: A Guide to the Primary and Secondary Sources. Baltimore: Department of Legislative Reference, 1980.
Broadneck Jaycees. Broadneck, Maryland's Historic Peninsula. Annapolis, MD: Fishergate Publishing Co., Inc., 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Broadneck is a former Anne Arundel County hundred, located between the Severn and the Magothy Rivers. This work, published for the American Bicentennial, consists of thirteen essays, written by community leaders and local scholars, on a variety of themes -- education, religion, etc. One essay is the work of former Maryland State Archivist, Morris L. Radoff. Included is a list showing the dates of the area's first families' first residences.
Comer, Elizabeth Anderson, and Kirsten L. Stevens. "Mount Clare: Introducing Baltimore to Eighteenth Century Splendor." Maryland Archeology 26 (March and September 1990): 86-94.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of Charles Carroll, the Barrister's, Baltimore estate, with special emphasis on the gardens and the archeological work done there during the mid-1980s as a percussor to landscape restoration.
Fowler, Robert H. "...The Shriver Homestead at Union Mills, Maryland." American History Illustrated 3 (1968): 23-30.
Annotation / Notes: A heavily illustrated history of the house which was home to the Shriver family for six generations and was the center of the community of Union Mills. The Shrivers were a family of keepers and diarists. The house is now open to the public.
Parsons, Richard, comp. "Tours for Families or Groups in Metropolitan Baltimore." Maryland Historical Magazine 72 (Spring 1977): 1-58.
Categories: Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Town Planning, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Education, Environment, Historical Organizations, Libraries, Reference Works, Twentieth Century, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Carroll County, Harford County, Howard County
Alvarez, Rafael. "A Long-Lost Jewel of Union Square May Glow Again As A Beacon Hope." In Hometown Boy: The Hoodle Patrol and Other Curiosities of Baltimore. Baltimore: Baltimore Sun, 1999, 176-178.
Annotation / Notes: Enoch Pratt Old Branch #2.
Baltimore Museum of Art. :Annual I The Museum: Its First Half Century. Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1966.
Annotation / Notes: A history of the first fifty years of the BMA, from its start as a City-Wide Congress Committee on Founding an Art Museum (1911), to its temporary home in Mount Vernon, to the construction of its permanent home in Wyman Park. A major thesis is that a very modern thinking museum became a great success in a city known for being conservative. Nicely illustrated with works from the collection and photographs of museum activities.
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.
Corddry, Mary U. Museums and Monuments of the Eastern Shore. Queenstown, MD: Queen Anne Press, 1990.
Categories: Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Town Planning, County and Local History, Fine and Decorative Arts, Historical Organizations, Libraries, Reference Works, Twentieth Century, Caroline County, Dorchester County, Kent County, Queen Anne's County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Wicomico County, Worcester County, Eastern Shore
Cox, Richard J. Tracing the History of the Baltimore Structure: A Guide to the Primary and Secondary Sources. Baltimore: Baltimore City Archives and Records Management Office, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: An excellent introduction to building research. It not only discusses what sources to check and where to find them, but also describes the sources, and offer insights into their use. He references other sources and includes several short bibliographies.
Crook, Mary Charlotte. "Lilly Moore Stone, Founder of the Montgomery County Historical Society." Montgomery County Story 20 (November 1977): 1-10.
Dennis, Samuel K. "A Brief Summary of the Maryland Historical Society's Hundred Years." Maryland Historical Magazine 39 (March 1944): 1-5.
Dennis, Samuel K. "Digging into the Past: Paleontology at CMM." Bugeye Times 20 (Winter 1995/96): 1, 6.
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. "The Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Magazine (Autumn 1984): 15-20.
Annotation / Notes: A good general history of the Maryland's major private collecting institution written for the general public. Of special interest is an inserted article "In Search of Treasure", by Bonnie Joe Ayers, which explains how museums and special libraries acquire their materials.
Dowell, Susan Stiles. "Villa Pace: Rosa Ponsell's Italianate Estate." Maryland Magazine 16 (Autumn 1983): 25-8.
Doyle, Francis R. Columbia, Maryland, The Planned Community Between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Designed to Give A New Town to that Area: A Bibliography. Monticello, IL: Council of Planning Librarians, 1975.
Doyle, Francis R. "Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum." Maryland Humanities (Fall 1997): 27.
Faust, Page T. "Keeping History Alive at Sotterly Plantation." Chronicles of St. Mary's 46 (Winter 1998): 338-39.
Fishman, Bernard P. "Back to East Baltimore. An Introduction to the New Jewish Heritage Center." Generations (Fall 1986): 10-11.
Fishman, Bernard P. "Making the Jewish Museum of Maryland." Generations (Fall 1998): 26-34.
Annotation / Notes: An involved discussion of the 1990s construction of the museum's new museum, complete with problems and foibles, written by the man who directed the project.
Fitzgerald, Rebecca, and Mark S. Hudson. "A History of the Historical Society of Frederick County II." The Historical Society of Frederick County Journal (Spring 2001).
Fitzgerald, Rebecca. "A History of the Historical Society of Frederick County I." The Historical Society of Frederick County Journal (Fall 2000).