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Cone, Edward T. "The Miss Etta Cones, the Steins, and M'sieu Matisse. A Memoir." American Scholar 42 (1973): 441-460.
Annotation / Notes: The Cone sisters, Etta and Claribel, were responsible for assembling the unsurpassed Cone Collection of works by Matisse and other modern artists at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Patrons of modern art before it was fashionable, the Cones were closely associated with their friend from her Baltimore days, Gertrude Stein. Art lovers will find the story of their collecting to be an important background for the enjoyment of the collection.
Dukes, Kristen W. "Wise and Wonderful." Heartland of Del-Mar-Va 11 (Sunshine 1988): 174-77.
Annotation / Notes: Photographer Laird Wise.
Kernan, M. "William and Henry Walters and their Fever for the Fine Arts." Smithsonian 20 (August 1989): 102-8, 110, 112-13.
Levy, Lester S. Jacob Epstein. Baltimore: Maran Press, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Biography of Epstein (1864-1945).
Low, Theodore L. The Perils of a Tour Leader. Baltimore: Published by the author, 1976.
Robbins, Charles L. R. Madison Mitchell, His Life and Decoys. Bel Air, MD: Published by the author, 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A Havre de Grace wood carver.
Wineapple, Brenda. Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1996.
Dilts, James D., and Catharine F. Black, eds. Baltimore's Cast-Iron Buildings and Architectural Ironwork. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1991; reprint, 2000.
Dorsey, John, and James D. Dilts. A Guide to Baltimore Architecture. 1973, 1981; 3rd revised edition. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1997.
De Gast, Robert. Unreal Estate: The Eastern Shore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: Photo study of a variety of abandoned buildings -- agricultural structures and homes.
Dehler, Katherine B. "Mt. Vernon Place at the Turn of the Century: A Vignette of the Garrett Family." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Fall 1974): 279-92.
Annotation / Notes: The Garretts, Baltimore's grandest family, had a profound influence on the growth of culture and education in Baltimore. They also had a profound influence on their own neighborhood. Stanford White and Tiffany worked on their Mount Vernon Place home.
Fleming, Kevin. Annapolis: The Spirit of the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis, MD: Portfolio Press, 1988.
Fleming, Kevin. Ocean City, Maryland's Grand Old Resort. Annapolis, MD: Portfolio Press, 1990.
Hobby, Susan Thornton. Columbia: A Celebration. Columbia, MD: Perry Publishing, 1995.
May, Huguette D., and Anthea Smith. Finding the Charm in Charm City: Affectionate Views of Baltimore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A modern photo documentary, using color Polaris Image Transfers of "charming spots" in Baltimore. These spots may not be considered so charming any place else in the world, but definitely display Baltimore's character. Through these image the authors show buildings, building details, and streetscapes. There is an accompanying text that gives a brief history of neighborhoods, buildings, and roads. A visual documentation of Baltimore in the 1990s.
Heyl, Edgar. "Plays by Marylanders, 1870-1916." Maryland Historical Magazine 62 (1967): 438-447.
Heyl, Edgar. "Plays by Marylanders, 1870-1916." Maryland Historical Magazine 63 (1968): 70-77, 179-187, 420-426.
Heyl, Edgar. "Plays by Marylanders, 1870-1916." Maryland Historical Magazine 64 (1969): 74-77, 412-419.
Heyl, Edgar. "Plays by Marylanders, 1870-1916." Maryland Historical Magazine 65 (1970): 181-184, 301-303.
Heyl, Edgar. "Plays by Marylanders, 1870-1916." Maryland Historical Magazine 67 (1972): 71-83.
McCloskey, William. "The Baltimore Opera: An Unobjective Look at 50-Plus Seasons." Peabody News, Sept./Oct. 1992.
Pearl, Susan G. "Opera in Prince George's County: From 1752 to 1984." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society 12 (December 1984): 49-50.
Spencer, William B. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 1965-1982: The Meyerhoff Years. D.M.A. diss., Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Peabody Conservatory of Music, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Spencer's dissertation examines the remarkable growth of the orchestra during Joseph Meyerhoff's tenure as chairman of the orchestra's board of trustees. Drawing on the orchestra's extensive historical records, oral history interviews and archival documents at Maryland Historical Society, the Peabody Archives and Pratt's Maryland Room, Spencer paints a vibrant portrait of an orchestra in transition and the struggle to build a performance hall. Union negotiations, race-relations, management strategies, and the changing image of the orchestra are reviewed in depth. Spencer enlivens his text with back-stage stories from musicians and former conductors.
Wilmer, L. Ann. "The James Adams Floating Theater (1914-1938) Part One: Come Aboard the Showboat for Mesmerizing Maudlin Melodrama." Old Kent 3 (September 1987): 1-3.