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Milne, Kristin. "Steps in Time: Walking Frederick's Historic Court Square." Frederick Magazine (April 1990): 22-9.
Nast, Leonara Heilig, Laurence N. Krause, and R. C. Monk, eds. Baltimore. A Living Renaissance. Baltimore: Historic Baltimore Society, Inc., 1982.
Annotation / Notes: An eclectic mix of over eighty essays, authored by a broad spectrum of individuals, on topics that illustrate the renaissance that Baltimore experienced during the 1960s and 1970s. Organized under such broad topics as "Baltimore Builds","Social Perspective","The Arts", and "What Makes Baltimore Baltimore" the broad range of subjects covered include Baltimore night life, public housing, television and radio, football, aging services, and influential political and community figures. Includes a brief chronology of the City's redevelopment, 1937-1981.
Riley, Elihu S. "The Ancient City." History of Annapolis, in Maryland. 1649-1887. 1887; reprint, Annapolis: Anne Arundel County Bicentennial Commission, 1976.
Annotation / Notes: A reprint of an 1887 work. It is largely arranged by date, presenting important events which occurred in the city during the years. Interspersed amongst these dates are occasional chapters written on a theme, covering a span of years, such as theater, the state house, and "Illustrious Anapolitans." It is very well indexed and includes an abridgement of Father Andrew White's Journal.
Risjord, Norman K. Builders of Annapolis: Enterprise and Politics in a Colonial Capital. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A history of colonial Annpolis presented through the lives of eleven prominent citizens. Represented are a printer, a governor, a doctor, and a cabinetmaker. Included are such well known Maryland surnames as Carroll, Paca, Dulany, Chase, and Shaw.
Straus, Robert Ware. The Possible Dream: Saving George Washington's View. Accokeek, MD: Accokeek Foundation, 1988.
Annotation / Notes: Bob Straus did the nation a great service with the effort behind this work, one which people striving for environmental preservation should learn about. The Accokeek Foundation has also sponsored a wide range of other publications (over three dozen), many on agriculture and crops in colonial times, which have impacted the State's course through history.
Clark, Michael D. "Jonathan Boucher: the Mirror of Reaction." Huntington Library Quarterly 33 (1969): 19-32.
Dudden, Arthur Power. "The Record of Political Humor." American Quarterly 37 (Spring 1985): 50-70.
Annotation / Notes: H. L. Mencken.
Hollowak, Thomas L. "Maryland Genealogy and Family History: A Bibliography, 1987-1989." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin 33 (Summer 1992): 484-530.
Talley, Marcia D. "Morris Leon Radoff: The Man and the Monument." American Archivist 44 (Fall 1981): 327-40.
Annotation / Notes: Archivist of the State of Maryland, 1939-74.
White, Frank F., Jr. The Governors of Maryland. Publication no. 15. Annapolis: Maryland Hall of Records, 1970.
Anderson, George M. "A Delegate to the 1850-51 Constitutional Convention: James W. Anderson of Montgomery County." Maryland Historical Magazine 76 (Fall 1981): 250-71.
Anderson, George M. 'Anywhere So Long As There Be Freedom:' Charles Carroll of Carrollton, His Family & His Maryland. Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1975.
Annotation / Notes: Includes essays on his family by Sally D. Mason, his political career by Ronald Hoffman, his economic activities by Edward C. Papenfuse, his homes by William Voss Elder III, and his religion by Joseph T. Durkin and Annabelle M. Melville.
Bell, Adrienne Joan. Calvert's Colony: Proprietary Politics in Maryland, 1716-1763. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1986.
Annotation / Notes: Following the restoration of proprietary government from royal control, which required their renunciation of Catholicism, this is a study of government under Charles Calvert (1715-51) and his son Frederick (1751-71), respectively the Fifth and Sixth Lord Baltimore. Neither considered the colony as more than a source of revenue and regularly appointed members of their family to run the colony with mixed results. Colonial politics quickly divided into proprietary and country party factions, often over the fexatious issue of tobacco inspection laws and later whether Maryland should be governed according the English statutes or only those recognized by the Proprietor, and the lower house of the legislature became the focal point of political friction. Unlike its neighbors, legislative recruitment was more open to the non-elite, so that lawyers and merchants emerged as political leaders. By mid-century, as the product of disputes between the lower house and the Proprietor over taxes and the costs of defending the colony, factions coalesced into identifiable parties. Among the more prominent leaders were Thomas Bordley and Daniel Dulany, who emerged during the dispute over English statutes, and later Charles Carroll.
Bell, Robert M., Marshall A. Levin, Harry S. Johnson, and Sharon A. H. May. "In Memoriam: John R. Hargrove, Sr." Maryland Law Review 57, no. 3 (1998): 626-38.
Berkin, Carol R. "Jonathan Boucher: The Loyalist as Rebel." West Georgia College Studies in the Social Studies 15 (June 1976): 65-78.
Brown, Dorothy M. John Francis Mercer: Two Election Broadsides, 1792. Maryland Historical Magazine 62 (1967): 193-196.
Brown, Richard D. "The Founding Fathers of 1776 and 1787: A Collective View." William and Mary Quarterly 3d series, 33 (July 1976): 465-80.
Brumbaugh, Thomas B., ed. "A Letter of Dr. William Thornton to Colonel William Thornton." Maryland Historical Magazine 73 (March 1978): 64-70.
Annotation / Notes: Letter of 1815 describing his views on European politics, especially Napoleon.
Burckel, Nicholas C. "Governor Austin Lane Crothers and Progressive Reform in Maryland 1908-1912." Maryland Historical Magazine 76 (Summer 1981): 184-201.
Cadwalader, Mary H. "Charles Carroll of Carrollton: A Signer's Story." Smithsonian 6 (December 1975): 64-71.
Cardin, Benjamin L., Howard S. Chasanow, Joseph F. Murphy, Jr., Donald G. Gifford, and John Ester. "Tributes to Professor John M. Brumbaugh." Maryland Law Review 55, no. 3 (1996): 518-26.
Cassell, Frank A. Merchant Congressman in the Young Republic: Samuel Smith of Maryland. Madison: The University Press of Wisconsin, 1971.
Annotation / Notes: Samuel Smith epitomizes the history of Baltimore City during the early republic. An officer during the Revolution and the commander of the forces that defended the city against the British attack in 1813, a member of an important merchant family whose economic connections helped him establish a political power base that stretched almost five decades, and sometimes brought him to the brink of economic ruin, he was a major political figure from George Washington's presidency through Andrew Jackson's. His career also reveals the elusiveness of political labels. As a Republican leader in the 1790s, he opposed the policies of the Federalists and supported those of Thomas Jefferson, but he and his brother Robert Smith had a falling out with James Madison, and by the 1830s he was courted by the more democratic Jacksonians who refused to anoint his kin as party leaders.
Chepaitis, Joseph B. "Albert C. Ritchie in Power: 1920-1927." Maryland Historical Magazine 68 (1973): 383-404.
Annotation / Notes: In fifteen years as governor, Albert C. Ritchie was a popular reformer and one of Maryland's foremost governors. The first Maryland governor to succeed himself in office, Ritchie served an unprecedented four terms. Jeffersonian in his adherence to state's rights, Ritchie was a progressive who championed an efficient "business-modeled" state government, a reduction of taxes and opposed a state Volstead Act.
Clark, Charles B. "The Career of John Seymour, Governor of Maryland, 1704-1709." Maryland Historical Magazine 48 (1953): 134-159.