Baltimore County and City: Secondary Sources

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This is the stub entry for secondary sources relating to Baltimore County and City History.

1) It begins with a cd publication I prepared in 2005:

Sources for the Study of Baltimore County and Baltimore City History on CD

Publication No. 1

The CD contained fully searchable copies of the following publications:

Bonnett, Logie, et al. Baltimore County: Its History, Progress, and Opportunities With Snapshots and Sidelights of Some of Its Prominent Men. Towson, MD: The Jeffersonian Publishing Co., Inc., 1916.

Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Baltimore City and County including Biographical Sketches of Representative Men. Philadelphia, PA: Louis H. Everts, 1881.

Chapman Publishing Company. Genealogy and Biography of Leading Families of the City of Baltimore and Baltimore County, Maryland.,, 1897.

This CD also contained a copy of Robert Taylor's Map of the City and County of Baltimore, 1857, from the collections of the Library of Congress, as featured in Edward C. Papenfuse and Joseph M. Coale, III, Maryland State Archives Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland, 1608-1908, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003, p. 130.

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prepared by Edward C. Papenfuse, State Archivist on December 19, 2005