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Edwards, Margaret A. "I Once Did See Joe Wheeler Plain." Journal of Library History 6 (1971): 291-302.
Gordon, Martin K. "Patrick Magruder: Citizen, Congressman, Librarian of Congress." Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress 32 (1975): 153-171.
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.
Kuethe, F. William, Jr. "Some Background on the Donors of the Kuethe Library." Anne Arundel County History Notes 23 (April 1992): 8-9.
Naumann, Timothy. "Enoch Pratt and His Gift to Baltimore." Maryland 19 (Winter 1986): 40-44.
Parker, Franklin. George Peabody: A Biography. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1971; revised edition, 1995.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "An Interview with Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse." Maryland Humanities (March/April 1994): 28-29.
Schaaf, Elizabeth. "George Peabody: His Life and Legacy, 1795-1869." Maryland Historical Magazine 90 (Fall 1995): 268-85.
Annotation / Notes: George Peabody's legacy to Baltimore transcends the music conservatory and magnificent library that bear his name. His gifts influenced other wealthy friends whose philanthropy help establish some of the great educational and cultural institutions that grace the city: the Johns Hopkins University, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the Walters Art Gallery. This article surveys the life of a man admired and respected on both sides of the Atlantic.
Beirne, Francis F. The Amiable Baltimoreans. New York, 1951; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: A social history of Baltimore City told through thematic chapters. Chapter topics are varied and include a wide range of subjects: i.e. monuments, food, sports, Hopkins Hospital, newspapers, and politics.
Beirne, Francis F. "The Four Merchants." In The Amiable Baltimoreans. New York, 1951; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
Boles, Nancy G. "A Checklist of Loyalist Manuscripts in the Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Historical Magazine 68 (Summer 1973): 196-198.
Bridner, Elwood L., Jr. "The Robert Oliver Manuscript Collection." The Maryland Historian 15 (Spring/Summer 1984): 27-37.
Cox, Richard J. A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Mordecai Gist Papers. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1975.
Cox, Richard J. "Some Personal Letters of Frederick Calvert, Last Lord Baltimore." Maryland Historical Magazine 70 (Spring 1975): 98-103.
Eff, Elaine, ed. You Should Have Been Here Yesterday. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical Trust Press, 1995.
Annotation / Notes: This guide covers every aspect of a cultural documentation study. It should be consulted by anyone starting out on such a project.
Eff, Elaine, ed. Guardian Of Our Maryland Heritage. Easton, MD: Talbot County Free Library, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: A series of very accessible essays describing the collections of the Talbot County's Maryland Room, along with a discussion of the Room's development. This publication is heavily illustrated and gives one an understanding of the nature of local history collections, either in public or private institutions.
Eff, Elaine, ed. "The Historical Society of Carroll County: Fifty Years of Service to the Community." Carroll County History Journal 40 (Winter 1990): 3-6.
Annotation / Notes: The story of the Society's founding as told by its first curator.
Holland, Eugenia Calvert, Romaine Stec Somerville, Stiles Tuttle Colwill, and K. Beverley Whiting Young. Four Generations of Commissions: The Peale Collection of the Maryland Historical Society; March 3, 1975-June 29, 1975. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1975.
Annotation / Notes: This exhibit catalog not only supplies information on each portrait, but also give brief biographical information on each subject. A significant portion of the text is given to a discussion of the eleven Peale family members who were artists.
Hollowak, Thomas L. "Maryland Genealogy and Family History: A Bibliography, 1987-1989." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin 33 (Summer 1992): 484-530.
Hyneman, Esther F. Edgar Allan Poe: An Annotated Bibliography of Books and Articles in English, 1827-1973. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1974.
Key, Betty McKeever, comp. Oral History in Maryland: A Directory. Edited by Larry E. Sullivan. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1981.
Annotation / Notes: Although it is very outdated, this directory should serve be the starting point for anyone attempting to locate oral history collections relevant to Maryland. Collections surveyed were not only in institutional hands (schools, libraries, and historical agencies) but also belonged to governmental agencies and private individuals. Included are DC and PA collections of potential interest.
Key, Betty McKeever, comp. "Old Clear Spring Library Remembered." Maryland Cracker Barrel (Dec. 1999/Jan 2000): 26, 28.
Annotation / Notes: The small, volunteer run, Clear Spring Library developed in a building which had served as a community kitchen and a soldier's canteen. The library existed only between the two great wars. This brief history is compiled from the quotes of community members.
Polites, Angeline, comp., and ed. Maryland 350th Anniversary Speakers Guide and Directory. Annapolis: Maryland Commission on Ethnic Affairs, 1982.
Rutledge, Anna Wells. "Portraits in Varied Media in the Collections of the Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Historical Magazine 41 (December 1946): 282-326.
Rutledge, Anna Wells. "Portraits Painted Before 1900 in the Collections of the Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Historical Magazine 41 (March 1946): 11-50.