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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.
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.
Tull, Willis Clayton, Jr. "An Every Name Index to R.V. Truitt & M.G. Les Callette's 'Worcester County, Maryland's Arcadia.'" Maryland and Delaware Genealogist 23 (Spring 1982): 39-41.
Breslaw, Elaine G. "Wit, Whimsy, and Politics: The Uses of Satire by the Tuesday Club of Annapolis, 1744 to 1756." William and Mary Quarterly, 3d series, 32 (April 1975): 295-306.
Annotation / Notes: An introduction to the group of Annapolis wits whose humorous proceedings have survived in a manuscript at the Johns Hopkins University. The antics of the Tuesday Club open a window on the climate of civil discourse that characterized the Golden Era in Annapolis. In contrast to the political tensions that would soon led to revolution, club members employed parodies to mock political conventions. The actual minutes of the club as edited by Professor Breslaw have been published as the Records of the Tuesday Club, 1745 - 1756.
Gough, Al. "The St. Mary's Reading Room and Debating Society." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Winter 1992): 161-94.
Schrader, Richard J. H. L. Mencken: A Descriptive Bibliography. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998.
Adams, Henry DeCoursey. "The First Fifteen Years of the Montgomery County Historical Society." Montgomery County Story 3 (November 1959): 1-10.
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.
Baer, Elizabeth. Seventeenth Century Maryland: A Bibliography. Baltimore: John Work Garrett Library, 1949.
Annotation / Notes: This work supplies not only descriptive cataloging for 209 seventeenth century Maryland books and maps, but also provides insights into the collecting habits of the founder of the Evergreen Collection. Reproductions of title pages are included.
Barton, Mary Neill. "Rare Books and Other Bibliographical Resources in Baltimore Libraries." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 55 (1961): 1-16.
Beirne, Francis F. "The Four Merchants." In The Amiable Baltimoreans. New York, 1951; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
Berry, John. "Librarian of the Year: 1995: Carla D. Hayden: Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore." Library Journal 121 (January 1996): 36.
Blachly, Linda, comp. Bibliographical Resource Guide to Prince George's County, Maryland, Historical Literature. Riverdale, MD: Prince George's County Historical Society, 1995.
Boles, Nancy G. "Notes on Maryland Historical Society Manuscript Collections." Maryland Historical Magazine 67 (1972): 63-67.
Annotation / Notes: Special emphasis on microfilming.
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.
Brown, Dorothy M., and Richard R. Duncan. "A Selected Bibliography of Articles in Maryland History in Other Journals." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Fall 1974): 300-16.
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.
Allison-Bunnell, Jodi L. "Access in the Time of Salinger: Fair Use and the Papers of Katherine Anne Porter." American Archivist 58 (Summer 1995): 270-82.
Annotation / Notes: University of Maryland, College Park.
Caruthers, Jack M. "Ruth Enlow Library." Glades Star 6 (March 1991): 528-29.
Caruthers, Jack M. "Colonel Scharf's Gift of an Important Historical Collection." Johns Hopkins University Circular 19 (June 1891): 110-13.
Colson, John Calvin. "The Fire Company Library Associations of Baltimore, 1838-1858." Journal of Library History, Philosophy and Comparative Librarianship 21 (Spring 1986): 158-76.
Annotation / Notes: Baltimore's volunteer fire Companies had a soiled reputation, however, along with their misdeeds they established at least fifteen library associations. Little is actually known about these libraries and they did not outlast the fall of the volunteer companies. This article includes a useful chronology of Baltimore's libraries in a chart form.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles and Books on Maryland History, 1974." Maryland Historical Magazine 70 (Summer 1975): 211-23.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles and Books on Maryland History, 1975." Maryland Historical Magazine 71 (Fall 1976): 449-64.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles and Books on Maryland History, 1976." Maryland Historical Magazine 72 (Summer 1977): 288-314.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles, Books, and Dissertations on Maryland History, 1977." Maryland Historical Magazine 73 (September 1978): 280-90.