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Anderson, George M. "Growth, Civil War, and Change: The Montgomery County Agricultural Society, 1850-1876." Maryland Historical Magazine 86 (Winter 1991): 396-406.
Anderson, George M. "The Montgomery County Agricultural Society: The Beginning Years, 1846-1850." Maryland Historical Magazine 81 (Winter 1986): 305-15.
Gordon, Martin K. "Patrick Magruder: Citizen, Congressman, Librarian of Congress." Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress 32 (1975): 153-171.
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.
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.
Clarke, Nina Honemond. History of the Nineteenth-Century Black Churches in Maryland and Washington, D.C. New York: Vantage Press, 1983.
Eltis, David, Stephen D. Behrendt, David Richardson, and Herbert S. Klein. The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Database on CD-ROM. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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. Index of Carroll County Names. Manchester, MD: Noodle-Doosey Press, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: An index to two early maps of the county.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Carroll County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 2. Topeka, KS: Copy Center, 1989.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Frederick County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 1. Manhattan, KS: ADR, 1986.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Garrett County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 2. Topeka, KS: Copy Center, 1988.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Montgomery County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 1. Topeka, KS: Copy Center, 1988.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Washington County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 2. Manhattan, KS: Privately published, 1984.
Gough, Al. "The St. Mary's Reading Room and Debating Society." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Winter 1992): 161-94.
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.
Beirne, Francis F. "The Four Merchants." In The Amiable Baltimoreans. New York, 1951; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
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.
Bridner, Elwood L., Jr. "The Robert Oliver Manuscript Collection." The Maryland Historian 15 (Spring/Summer 1984): 27-37.
Brown, Anne W. "The Phoenix: a History of the St. John's College Library." Maryland Historical Magazine 65 (1970): 413-429.
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.
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.