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Brock, W. R. "Race and the American Past: a Revolution in Historiography." History [Great Britain] 52 (1967): 49-59.
Foner, Philip S. "Address of Frederick Douglass at the Inauguration of Douglass Institute, Baltimore, October 1, 1865." Journal of Negro History 54 (1969): 174-183.
Putney, Martha S. "The Baltimore Normal School for the Education of Colored Teachers: Its Founders and Its Founding." Maryland Historical Magazine 72 (Summer 1977): 238-52.
Annotation / Notes: The author examines the background of the founders and the founding of the Baltimore Normal School for the Education of Colored Teachers, which today is Bowie State College. The author traces the founding of the school to an endowment left by a free black man and the Society of Friends (Quakers). The founding of the school took place during a time when the notion of educating black people was not widely accepted.
Wennersten, John R., and Ruth Ellen Wennersten. "Separate and Unequal: The Evolution of a Black Land Grant College in Maryland, 1890-1930." Maryland Historical Magazine 72 (Spring 1977): 110-17.
Annotation / Notes: The authors examine how Princess Anne Academy on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland developed after 1890 as a state and federally supported land grant school. Like other land grant schools, Princess Anne Academy was neglected by state and federal agencies. This academy was an example of separate education provided for blacks which demonstrated how land grant schools were indeed separate ad unequal.
Booth, Oscar. "Annapolis in Fiction." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (January 1995): 1-2.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Middletown." Frederick Magazine (May 1992): 12-14.
Bode, Carl. "Mencken & Maryland (University that is)." Maryland 13 (Winter 1980): 38-39.
Cunningham, Raymond J. "The German Historical World of Herbert Baxter Adams: 1874-1876." Journal of American History 68 (September 1981): 261-75.
Garrigus, Carl E., Jr. "The Reading Habits of Maryland's Planter Gentry, 1718-1747." Maryland Historical Magazine 92 (Spring 1997): 36-53.
Annotation / Notes: Studies of reading habits have enjoyed a renaissance in recent years, and this article builds on pioneering research in the 1930s of Joseph Towne Wheeler in analyzing the contents of colonial Maryland bookshelves. The change in reading preferences that occurred in the later eighteenth century brought much greater diversity to personal libraries that formerly were dominated by devotional, legal and classical titles. There also is evidence that reading before 1750 was more intensive, that is, readers tended to return to the same text or passage for repeated readings. This, coupled with the expense of purchasing and importing books, helps explain the relative paucity of published works owned by the literate elite in colonial Maryland.
Higham, John. "Herbert Baxter Adams and the Study of Local History." The American Historical Review 89 (December 1984): 1225-1239.
Thaler, David S. "H. L. Mencken and the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute." Menckeniana 87 (Fall 1983): 10-13.
Woodall, Guy R. "Robert Walsh in France." Maryland Historical Magazine 71 (Spring 1976): 86-92.
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.
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.
Allison-Bunnell, Jodi L. "Colonel Scharf's Gift of an Important Historical Collection." Johns Hopkins University Circular 19 (June 1891): 110-13.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles, Books, and Dissertations on Maryland History, 1977." Maryland Historical Magazine 73 (September 1978): 280-90.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles, Books, and Dissertations on Maryland History, 1978." Maryland Historical Magazine 74 (December 1979): 358-66.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles, Books, and Dissertations on Maryland History, 1979." Maryland Historical Magazine 75 (September 1980): 238-49.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles, Books, and Dissertations on Maryland History, 1980." Maryland Historical Magazine 76 (Fall 1981): 286-95.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles, Books, and Dissertations on Maryland History, 1981." Maryland Historical Magazine 77 (Fall 1982): 279-90.
Cox, Richard J. "A Bibliography of Articles, Books, and Dissertations on Maryland History, 1982." Maryland Historical Magazine 78 (Fall 1983): 205-213.
Cox, Richard J. "Manuscript Usage in the Private Historical Society: Maryland as a Case Study, 1970-1976." Manuscripts 29 (Fall 1977): 243-51.
Cox, Richard J. The Origins of Archival Development in Maryland, 1634-1934. M.A. thesis, University of Maryland, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Cox presents the development of what he argued were Maryland's three most important archival institutions -- the Maryland Historical Society, the Maryland State Archives, and the Baltimore City Archives. Some discussion is also given to the development of the history profession in Maryland.
Cox, Richard J. The Free Public Library in Maryland: Report of the State-Wide Library Survey Committee of the Maryland State Planning Commission. Baltimore: Maryland State Planning Commission, 1944.
Annotation / Notes: An evaluation of the status of Maryland's public libraries in the mid-twentieth century. Includes a brief history of Maryland libraries.
Cox, Richard J. "Maryland Bibliography: 1952." Maryland Historical Magazine 48 (March 1953): 53-64.