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Cotter, Thomas F. "The Merryman Affair." History Trails 24 (Winter 1989-1990): 5-8.
Cross, Philip S. "A Life at Rayville - Part II." History Trails 14 (Winter 1980): 5-8.
Annotation / Notes: Reminiscences of Baltimore County from the 1840s to the 1920s.
Martin, Percy E. "Baltimorean in Big Trouble: Samuel Arnold, A Lincoln Conspirator, Part I." History Trails 25 (Autumn 1990): 1-4.
Martin, Percy E. "Baltimorean in Big Trouble: Samuel Arnold, a Lincoln Conspirator." History Trails 25 (Winter 1990-1991): 5-8; (Spring 1991): 9-12.
Diggs, Louis S. Since the Beginning: African American Communities in Towson. Baltimore: Uptown Press, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: East Towson, Sandy Bottom, Lutherville, Schwartz Avenue.
Categories: African American, Biography, Autobiography, and Reminiscences, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Education, Family History and Genealogy, Religion, Society, Social Change, Folklife, and Popular Culture, Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century, Baltimore County
Cooke, Marie Fischer. "The Bare Hills House." History Trails 14 (Summer 1980): 13-15.
Annotation / Notes: Mid-nineteenth century house of Baltimore County.
Anson, Melanie D. Olmsted's Sudbrook: The Making of a Community. Baltimore: Sudbrook Park, Inc., 1997.
Annotation / Notes: Sudbrook Park is one of the few neighborhoods where Frank Law Olmsted's plan was carried out to its entirety. It is a nationally significant example of community design. It was the first, and most important, Olmsted suburb in the region.
Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
Categories: County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Environment, Seventeenth Century, Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Allegany County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Cecil County, Charles County, Calvert County, Queen Anne's County, Talbot County, Washington County, Worcester County, Eastern Shore
Coale, Joseph M. Middling Planters of Ruxton, 1694-1850. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: A history of this Baltimore County community arranged around the seven land patents that define that portion of the County. The author makes a broad use of primary sources and touches upon the history of the churches, towns, and schools.
Cross, E. May. "The Patent Medicine Show and Other Events at Rayville." History Trails 33 (Spring 1999): 9-12.
Cross, E. May. Dundalk, Then & Now 1894-1980. Dundalk, MD: Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society, 1980.
Fee, Elizabeth, Linda Shopes, and Linda Zeidman, eds. The Baltimore Book: New Views of Local History. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: Eleven essays documenting the working class history of Baltimore, stretching across many of Baltimore's neighborhoods -- from Federal Hill to Hampden, Edmondson Village to Dundalk. This work grew out of a "People's History Tour of Baltimore." Each chapter includes a map of relevant sites. There are fifteen interviews. It is well illustrated and includes an excellent bibliography.
Categories: African American, Biography, Autobiography, and Reminiscences, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Ethnic History, Maritime, Politics and Law, Society, Social Change, Folklife, and Popular Culture, Women, Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century, Baltimore County, Baltimore City
Frank, Beryl. "Dr. James Smith-Land Owner in Pikesville." History Trails 15 (Spring 1981): 9-10.
Hollifield, William. "Caroline Felix - Part II; The Later Chapmans." History Trails 16 (Spring 1982): 9-12; 17 (Autumn 1982): 4.
Hollifield, William. "Caroline Felix-Part I." History Trails 16 (Winter 1981/82): 5-8.
Annotation / Notes: Letters of Baltimore County farmer William Chapman, 1831.
McGrain, John W. "The Intense Utilization of Gwynns Falls." History Trails 26 (Autumn 1991-Winter 1991-92): 7-8.
Martin, Percy E. "Sam Arnold and Hookstown." History Trails 16 (Summer 1982): 13-16.
Annotation / Notes: One of the co-conspirators in the Lincoln assassination.
Merrill, Lucy W. "Gun Road: 'Cannon Track' to Suburb." History Trails 29 (Spring-Summer 1995): 9-16.
Merrill, Lucy W. "Prose from a Farm Ledger." History Trails 11 (Autumn 1976): 1-6.
Annotation / Notes: Charles Jessop (1759-1828).
Tyson, John S. The Founders of Ellicott's Mills. Privately printed, sold for the benefit of the Maryland Historical Society, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: A series of articles originally published in 1847 in the Howard District Press.
Tyson, John S. "The Volunteer Tradition." History Trails 9 (Autumn 1974): 1-8.
Annotation / Notes: A history of Baltimore County's various volunteer fire companies, arranged by location and order of development.
Weaver, Betsy, and Gary E. Frederick. Hands, Horses, and Engines: A Centennial History of the County Fire Service. Towson, MD: Baltimore CFSCC, 1982.
Chastain, Maggie, and Lee L. Smith. Index to Martinet's Map of Howard County, Maryland 1860. First edition. Ellicott City, MD: Howard County Historical Society, 1998.
Hollifield, William. "The Baltimore County Historical Society of 1886." History Trails 11 (Summer 1977): 19-21.
Arnold, Joseph L. "Suburban Growth and Municipal Annexation in Baltimore, 1745-1918." Maryland Historical Magazine 73 (June 1978): 109-28.
Annotation / Notes: The battles between Baltimore City and Baltimore County over the suburban territory spanning a century and a half. This fight was for a larger tax base and the promise of better services providing an important historical perspective on current city-suburban problems.
Categories: Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Town Planning, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Politics and Law, Society, Social Change, Folklife, and Popular Culture, Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City