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.
Adams, Cheryl, and Art Emerson.Religion Collections in Libraries and Archives: A Guide to Resources in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Washington: Humanities and Social Sciences Division, Library of Congress, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: Institutional level descriptions for nineteen Maryland libraries and archives holding significant religious collections. A tremendous level of detail is given. Subject headings are assigned to each institution. This guide is also available online at https://www.loc.gov/rr/main/religion/.
Anderson, Patricia Dockman. "Laying the Foundations: Herbert Baxter Adams, John Thomas Scharf, and Early Maryland Historical Scholarship." Maryland Historical Magazine 89 (Summer 1994): 170-83.
Annotation / Notes: Adams and Scharf were two of Maryland's leading late nineteenth century historians. They, however, represented two very different historical schools. Adams, a Johns Hopkins professor, was instrumental in the professionalization of the history discipline. Scharf was a "chronicler", a local historian. He also had a strong interest in document preservation. Adams played a pivotal role in the donation of Scharf's collection to Hopkins. Scharf's collection is now housed at the Maryland State Archives.
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.
Braverman, Miriam Ruth. Public Library and the Young Adult: The Development of the Service and Its Philosophy in the New York Public Library, Cleveland Public Library, and Enoch Pratt Free Library. Ph.D. diss., Columbia University, 1974.
Brown, Lauren R. "Off the Beaten Path: Discovering Sources for East Asian History in the Historical Manuscripts and Archives Department of the University of Maryland Libraries, College Park." Committee on East Asian Libraries Bulletin 81 (June 1987): 9-12.
Cavanaugh, Joanne P. "Uncertainty in the Archives." Johns Hopkins Magazine 49 (November 1997): 28-33.
Annotation / Notes: A well written discussion of the varied archival repositories of The Johns Hopkins University. Serves as a useful introduction to the nature of archives, including a discussion of the problems with electronic records.
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