Cornelison, Alice, Silas E. Craft, Sr., and Lillie Price.History of Blacks in Howard County, Maryland: Oral History, Schooling and Contemporary Issues. Columbia, MD: Howard County, Maryland NAACP, 1986.
Maryland Commission on Afro-American History, and Culture.Three Hundred and Fifty Years: A Chronology of the Afro-American in Maryland. Annapolis, MD: The Maryland Commission, on Afro-American History and Culture, 1985.
Kraus, Walter L. "Belle Chance at Andrews Air Force Base: A Piece of Maryland's Past." Maryland Historical Magazine 83 (Fall 1988): 268-73.
Annotation / Notes: Kraus argues that Andrews has the most historic setting of any airforce base in the country. He then goes on to discuss the history of the ownership of the land and the history of Belle Chance, a house on base.
Davidson, Steven G., Jay. G. Merwin, Jr., John Capper, Garrett Power, and Frank Shivers, Jr.Chesapeake Waters: Four Centuries of Controversy, Concern and Legislation. 1983; reprint, Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: Primarily on the political process paralleling environmental change but containing many references to contemporary conditions and problems.
Davidson, Steven G., Jay. G. Merwin, Jr., John Capper, Garrett Power, and Frank Shivers, Jr.Images of the Chesapeake, 1612-1984. Catonsville, MD: Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1985.
Shivers, Frank R., Jr.Maryland Wits and Baltimore Bards. 1985; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: The definitive introduction to Maryland's intellectual and literary landscape. Although Shivers takes an expansive view of Maryland literature, including some writers whose connections are tenuous, all the important literary figures in Maryland history receive their due. This is an excellent source for discovering many of the less known but important contributors to Maryland's literature.
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.
Cox, Richard J.Historic Documents Relating to the Early Days of the Colony of Maryland: A Descriptive Catalog of the Exhibition Held at the Central Library in Celebration of the Nation's Bicentennial. Baltimore: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1976.
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.
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