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Bennett, Joyce. "Edwin Warfield Beitzel: Poet, Southern Agrarian, Renaissance Man." Chronicles of St. Mary's 47 (Spring 1999): 345-53.
Buckler, Mary Agnes. "Goodbye to the Good Old Days." Chronicles of St. Mary's 46 (Summer 1998): 295-97.
Guyther, J. Roy. "The Best of Two Worlds." Chronicles of St. Mary's 42 (Fall 1994): 349-51.
Hammett, David, Sr. "Samuel Dashiell Hammett." Chronicles of St. Mary's 35 (Winter 1987): 76.
Hodges, Raymond. "Random Recollections-Pleasant Valley Farm." Chronicles of St. Mary's 41 (Winter 1993): 264-72.
Loker, William A., Jr. "Aleck Loker: Champion Orator." Chronicles of St. Mary's 45 (Fall 1997): 247-53.
Norris, Joseph. "Webster & Ernest Bell: Recalling Yesterday in Old St. Mary's County." Chronicles of St. Mary's 42 (Spring 1994): 295-302.
Waikart, Jean Tolson. "Remembrances of Growing Up on the Potomac." Chronicles of St. Mary's 32 (August 1984): 177-184.
Wilson, Mary Velean Bond. "Darling Donna." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Fall 1992): 148-53.
McDaniel, George William. Preserving the People's History: Traditional Black Material Culture in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Southern Maryland. Ph.D. diss., Duke University, 1979.
Blake, Allison. The Chesapeake Bay Book: A Complete Guide. 3rd edition. Lee, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: A well researched tour guide for the general population.
Chesser, Helen Brown. "St. George Island Memories." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Spring 1992): 98-104.
Annotation / Notes: The memories of a woman who grew up on the Island during the early decades of the twentieth century.
Dessaint, A. Y. Southern Maryland Yesterday and Today: Crab Pots and Sotweed Fields. Prince Frederick, MD: Calvert County Historical Society, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: Historic photographs and excerpts from 60 of the "best" works on Southern Maryland. Arranged predominately by theme, the chapters include working the land, working the water, life in the home, and life in the community. A ten page introduction gives a brief chronological history of the area.
Hammett, Regina Combs. "St. Mary's County Maryland and World War I." Chronicles of St. Mary's 35 (Summer 1987): 17-48.
Jarboe, J. Patrick. "St. Mary's City Motel." Chronicles of St. Mary's 32 (October 1984): 193.
King, Julia A. "Rural Life in Mid-19th Century St. Mary's County: The Susquehanna Farm at Cedar Point." Chronicle of St. Mary's 38 (Spring 1990): 289-300.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of the nineteenth century rural character of St. Mary's County as seen through life at Susquehanna Farm. Two worlds inhabited the farm. The world of the land owner and his family and the world of the slaves who worked the farm.
Knott, Harry C. Coroners Inquest of St. Mary's County, Maryland, 1821-1921. St. Leonard, MD: Harry C. Knott, 1993.
Lumpkins, Maggie Henderson. "Memories of St. George Island." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Spring 1992): 104-6.
Meyer, Eric. "Pax River, Lexington Park: The Right Place for the Right Stuff." Maryland 22 (Autumn 1989): 44-49.
Murphy, Jeanne Payne. "The Letters of Lafayette Buckler from 1859 to 1884." Chronicles of St. Mary's 30 (March 1982): 421-32; (April 1982): 433-44; (May 1982): 445-54.
Annotation / Notes: Transcriptions of a series of 41 letters written by Lafayette to Victoria McGinley Buckler, his wife, as they traveled between their home in St. Mary's and Baltimore. Two letters are also included written by Victoria. The letters deal with the details of daily life and the relationship of this couple. A sizeable introduction proceeds the letters and places the letters in the context of place, time, and family.
Murphy, Jeanne Payne. "The Mystery of Historic St. Mary's City." Southern Living 25 (August 1990): 18-19.
Pogue, Robert E. T. "The Milestown Oak." Chronicles of St. Mary's 29 (August 1981): 345-46.
Stone, Mary C. "St. Mary's County Foodways Prior to 1941, and Particularly During the Depression Years of the 1930's." Chronicles of St. Marys 24 (August 1976): 173-83.
Sword, Gerald J. "Acquisition of the Point Lookout Lighthouse Site by the United States Government from Jenifer Taylor." Chronicles of St. Mary's 26 (January 1978): 340-46.