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Supplemental Bibliography

This a “Supplemental” bibliography since the Prince George’s County Tricentennial Celebration Citizen’s Committee and Linda Blachly already have created a fantastic online Bibliography. See: http://www.pghistory.org/PG/PG300/biblio.html None of their lists have been duplicated here – these are just additional materials I have found. So far, I have been updating these DAILY, so keep checking back!


To find the actual materials, ask your local library to search for them using WorldCat or an equivalent “global” database. Many of these materials can be sent to your local library by InterLibrary Loan. Also, some of these may be purchased at www.amazon.com and www.alibris.com.


If you have any additions (that are not already on the www.pghistory.org site) or corrections, please let me know: pgsources@hotmail.comCurrent categories are: African-American History; Agriculture; Archaeology; Churches and Religion; Demographics; Economics; Education; Families and Individuals; Genealogy (General sources); General History and Miscellaneous; Geography and Maps; Government and Politics; Historic Buildings, Houses and Museums; Military; and Towns.


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1. African-American History


Butler, Loretta M. Mosaic of faith : grace, struggle, commitment : African-American Catholic presence in Prince George's County, 1696-1996. Washington, D.C. : Archdiocese of Washington, Office of Black Catholics, 1996.


Colbert, Rita J. The nurturing of an African-American church into a caring community... OH : United Theological Seminary, 1997.

[Note: North Brentwood African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church]


Hatcher, Cleophus Cerrutheous. An historical study of the integration of students and faculty at Bowie State College. 1977.

[Note: manuscript]


Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842. Important slave case. Philadelphia, Pa. : s.n., 1839.

[Note: Very short book on “Isaac” or “William Stansbury;” claimed as a fugitive slave by Ruth Williams, of Prince George’s county]

[Source: University of Marland online catalog]


Johnson, Valerie C. Black Power in the Suburbs: The Myth or Reality of African-American Suburban Political Incorporation. Albany : State University of New York Press, 2002.


Jones Anglin, I. Patricia. Bowie State College : from a private normal school to a multi-purpose state college. 1983.

[Note: manuscript]


Kohn, Howard. We had a dream : a tale of the struggle for integration in America. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1998.


MacNeill, Norman. Affirmative action study : City of Hyattsville. College Park, Md. : Institute for Governmental Service, University of Maryland, 1987.


Maryland Circuit Court? Teachers salary cases Maryland, Prince George's County, 1936-40. Frederick, Md. : University Publications of America, 1986.

[Note: microfilm]


Maryland Development Company. Cedar Haven documents. 1926-1931.

[Note: Section plans, advertising flyer and promotional scrapbook containing photographs and general information regarding Cedar Haven, a waterfront development designed as a vacation community for African-American residents.]


Maryland Higher Education Commission. Action and success : a plan of action for Maryland's historically black institutions. Annapolis, Md. : Maryland Higher Education Commission, 1997.


National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Branch department file. [Riots] Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America, 2002.

[Note: includes text on demonstrations by Bowie State College students in 1968]


Noe, Kaye Sizer. The fair housing movement: an overview and a case study. College Park, Md., 1973, 1965.

[Note: Manuscript]


Pearl, Susan G. African-American heritage survey, 1996. Upper Marlboro, Md.: Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Prince George's County Planning Dept., 1996.


Schwenger, Loren Lance, compiler. Race, slavery, and free blacks : petitions to Maryland. Annapolis, Md. : Maryland State Archives, Special Collections, 1789-1866.

[Note: Twelve microfilm reels]


State Teachers College, Bowie, Maryland. Collection, 1956-

[Source: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, The Balch Institute Library and Archives online catalog]


Taylor, Evelyn M. E., collector. African-American Holiness Pentecostal collection, 1929-1999.

[Note: Archival material regarding the history of the Holiness-Pentecostal Project in Charles Town, West Virginina and Landover, Maryland.]

Thorton, Alvin and Karen Williams Gooden. Like a phoenix I'll rise : an illustrated history of African Americans in Prince George's County, Maryland, 1696-1996. Virginia Beach, VA : Donning Co., c1997.


Wilson, Frank Harold. Footsteps from North Brentwood : from reconstruction to the post-World War II years. North Brentwood, Md.? : s.n., 1998.


Woods, Beverly, Carolyn Rowe, and Jane Taylor. Prince George's County: Maryland (Black America Series). Charleston, SC : Arcadia; 2003.



2. Agriculture


Hunter, Wilbur Harvey. A research report on the proposed agricultural historical museum at Bryan Point on the Potomac River, Accokeek, Maryland. [S.l.], Accokeek Foundation?, 1958.


Percy, David O. The production of tobacco along the colonial Potomac. Accokeek, Md. : Accokeek Foundation, 1979.

[Note: I'm not sure whether Prince George's is mentioned specifically...?]


Prince George's County Agricultural Society and George W. Hughes, 1806-1870. Proceedings of the Prince George's County Agricultural Society : at its eleventh annual meeting. Also the address by Col. George W. Hughes. Upper Marlboro, Md. : The "Gazette" Office, 1851.


Pryor, Elizabeth Brown. "Heaven's favourite gift" : viticulture in colonial Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Accokeek, Md. : Accokeek Foundation, 1984.


Sarson, Steven James. Wealth, poverty and labor in the tobacco plantation South : Prince George's County Maryland in the early national era. Ann Arbor, MI : University Microfilms International, 1998.


Sellman, John S. Address, Prince George's County Agricultural Society. Upper Marlboro : G.W. Wilson Printer, 1845.



3. Archaeology


Army Engineer District (St Louis, MO). An Archaeological Collections Summary for Adelphi Laboratory Center, Maryland. [s.l.] : Army Engineer District (St Louis, MO), 1995.


Bladey, Conrad Jay. ; Curtis, Helen. Human adaptation to the fall line setting : a framework for the archeology of Laurel, Maryland. Laurel, Md.: City of Laurel Archeological Survey, 1983.


Fehr, April L. and Katherine Grandine. Phase I architectural survey and archaeological investigations at Naval Communication Detachment Cheltenham, Prince George's County, Maryland. Frederick, Md. : R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., 1999.


Hurry, Silas D. and Maureen Kavanagh. Additional intensive archeological testing at the Oxon Hill Manor site : an 18th through 19th century plantation in Maryland. Annapolis, Md. : Dept. of Natural Resources, Maryland Geological Survey, Division of Archeology, 1985.


LeeDecker, Charles H. Excavation of the Indian Creek V site (18PR94), Prince George’s County, Maryland : final report. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, 1991.


Lucas, Michael T. "Att Pig Pointe upon Mount Colverte" : a phase I archaeological survey of Mount Calvert. Upper Marlboro, Md.: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Dept. of Parks and Recreation, Natural and Historical Resources Division, 1999.

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Veatch, Betty L. The Farmington Landing site:a cultural sequence of the Maryland coastal plain. 1974.

[Note: Thesis paper]



4. Churches and Religion

[General Works and Histories; for church records see Demographics]



Anonymous? The dedication and first solemn Mass : Saint Ambrose' Church, Cheverly, Maryland. [s.l. : s.n.], 1961.


Anonymous? Saint John's Church, Clinton, Maryland. Dedication - October 31, 1954. [s.l. : s.n.], 1954.


Anonymous? St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Camp Springs, Maryland : the first twenty-five years : 1957-1982. Camp Springs, Md. : Professional Printing, Inc., 1982.


Betts, Maude Wilson. Piscataway to Prince George's Parish : a two hundred and fifty year pilgrimage. Rockville, Md. : Christ Episcopal Church, 1974.


Boyle, William Kent, 1840-1895. Papers, 1861-1889. Maryland; Bladensburg. 1861-1889.

[Note: Boyle was a Methodist clergyman and editor of the "Episcopal Methodist"]

[Source: Duke University Library]


Branch, Benjamin Harrison. Where there's a will, there's a way--where there's a need, there Christ is : a historical travel among Quakers in Prince Georges County, Maryland, and Patrick, Carroll, and King George Counties. Falls Church, Va. : B.H. Branch, Jr., 1985.


Bucklee, Sally Mitchell. A church and its village : St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Laurel, Maryland. Baltimore, MD : Gateway Press, 2001.


Butler, Loretta M. Mosaic of faith : grace, struggle, commitment : African-American Catholic presence in Prince George's County, 1696-1996. Washington, D.C. : Archdiocese of Washington, Office of Black Catholics, 1996.


Bruce, Carrol. The commitment factor. Nashville, Tenn. : Broadman Press, 1984.

[Note: Development of Fort Foote Baptist Church, Oxon Hill, Maryland]


Brunk, Emily. The Mennonites of suburban Washington, D.C. : a study of the relationship of urbanization to conventional religious attitudes. 1982, 1949.

[Note: Cottage City Mennonite Church, Brentwood, Md.]


Butler, William C. 1704-1904. An historical sermon in connection with St. Barnabas church, (also known as "Brick church,") Queen Anne's parish, at Leeland, Prince George's County, Maryland. Washington: R. Beresford, printer, 1907.


Cheltenham United Methodist Church. Serving God since 1873 : an illustrated history of Cheltenham United Methodist Church. Cheltenham, MD : Cheltenham United Methodist Church, 1998.


Clagett, John H. A history of Christ Church, Accokeek, Maryland, 1698-1998 and Saint John's Chapel, Pomonkey, Maryland, 1834-1998 of Saint John's Parish, Episcopal Diocese of Washington, DC. [s.l.] : J.H. Clagett, 1999.


Colbert, Rita J. The nurturing of an African-American church into a caring community... OH : United Theological Seminary, 1997.

[Note: North Brentwood African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church]


Crusoe, Charles Edward. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ... ? A brief history of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Prince George's County, Baden, Maryland, 168--1930. Washington, D.C., Printed by B.S. Adams, 1930.


DeFord, George F. St. Mark's United Methodist Church : 97th anniversary, 1890-1987. Laurel, Md.: St. Mark’s United Methodist Church?, 1987.


Good, Lewis C. History of the Washington Baltimore District. [Md.?] : Washington Baltimore District of Lancaster Mennonite Conference, Paradise Promotional Services, 1996.


Hood, John and the Society of Mareen Duvall Descendants. The society of Mareen Duvall descendants. Collington, Md. : Holy Trinity Church, 1929.

[Note: Includes an historical sketch of Holy Trinity Church, Collington, Maryland]


Huh, Samuel Choongho. A case study of the ministry of one Korean immigrant church in America and its pastor. 1991.

[Note: Thesis]


Immanuel United Methodist Church (Brandywine, Md.) Heritage celebration : Smith Meeting House, 1793-1840 : Emory Chapel, 1840-1879 : Immanuel Methodist Church, 1879-1970. Brandywine, Maryland : Immanuel United Methodist Church, 1970.


Ivins, Dan. Cooperative ministries : ventures of a house church in Bowie, Maryland in Bible teaching, refugee ministry and facilities planning. 1976.

[Note: Village Baptist Church, Bowie, Maryland]


Lovebury, Reverend. Lovebury travel journal, 1789.

[Note: travel journal of an Episcopalian minister from Upper Marlboro, Maryland to near Morgantown, West Virginia]

[Source: Pennsylvania State University catalog online]


Maple Springs Baptist Church. The Souvenir book of the 27th anniversary of Maple Springs Baptist Church and the 23rd anniversary of Pastor Chester Allan McDonald, Sr., March 10-16, 1990. Columbia, Md. : Graphics Unlimited, 1990.


Maryland Baptist Convention. The Relationship of Baptists in the District of Columbia, Montgomery County and Prince Georges County : a study of the history and the problems of Baptists in the Greater Washington Region North of the Potomac River with the view to discovering a basis for a mission strategy for the future. Silver Spring, MD : Maryland Baptist Convention, 1966


Nelson, William D. The Kingdom of God and Walter Rauschenbusch : a synthesis of personal salvation and social transformation. 1989.

[Note: Bowie United Methodist Church]


Pinkney, William, 1810-1883. The nation's truest shield. A sermon preached at Bladensburg, Maryland, on Thanksgiving-day, Thursday, 28 November, 1850. Baltimore, Md. : D. Brunner, 1851.


Pinkney, William, 1810-1883. Our country. A sermon preached at Bladensburg, Maryland, on Thanksgiving-day, Thursday, 23 November, 1854. Baltimore, Md. : D. Brunner, 1854.


Presbyterian Church (District Heights, Md.). Minutes, 1947-1983.


Ridgely-Gray, Mildred. Like those who dream : a history of Ridgely Methodist Episcopal Church, Prince George's County, Maryland. [Maryland] : M. Ridgely-Gray, 1990.

[Source: Library of Congress online catalog]


Robinson, Franklin A. "Bring your friends" : a brief history of the Chapel of the Incarnation, St. Thomas' Episcopal Parish, Brandywine, Prince George's County, Maryland. United States? : F.A. Robinson, c2001.

[Source: Library of Congress online catalog]


Robinson, Franklin A., Jr. For the glory of God : a brief history of Page's Chapel, later known as St. Thomas' Church, Croom, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1732-1995. Benedict, Md. : F.A. Robinson, 1995.


St. Matthews Church (Seat Pleasant, Md.) Addison Parish, St. Matthews Church, Seat Pleasant, Maryland. [S.l. : s.n.], 1998, 1900.

[Note: cemetery inscriptions?]


St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Pilgrimage for the restoration of St. Thomas Episcopal Church of Croome, 1732-1952. Croome, Md. : 1952.


Sesquicentennial Book Committee. The Saga of St. Mary of the Mills, Laurel, Maryland, 1843-1993. Kensington, MD : CLB Publishers, 1993.


Silvester, June P. The first fifty years, 1942-1992 : Cheverly United Methodist Church, Cheverly, Maryland. Cheverly, Md. : Cheverly United Methodist Church, 1992.


Silvester, June P. The Stained Glass Windows of The Cheverly United Methodist Church. Cheverly, Md. : Cheverly United Methodist Church, 1991.


Stark, Francis C., Jr. University Christian Church of Hyattsville, Maryland : a history to 1997.

1998.

[Note: manuscript?]


State Teachers College, Bowie, Maryland. Collection, 1956-

[Source: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, The Balch Institute Library and Archives online catalog]


Taylor, Evelyn M. E., collector. African-American Holiness Pentecostal collection, 1929-1999.

[Note: Archival material regarding the history of the Holiness-Pentecostal Project in Charles Town, West Virginina and Landover, Maryland.]

University Park Church of the Brethren, Hyattsville, Maryland. 50th anniversary of God's sanctuary : University Park Church of the Brethren (Hyattsville, Maryland), 1927-1977. [s.l. : s.n.], 1977.


Trinity Lutheran Church. Ladies Aid cook book. Mount Rainier, Md. : Trinity Lutheran Church, 1930s?

[Note: Not church history, but may provide genealogy clues??]

[Source: University of Denver online catalog]


Wallace Memorial United Presbyterian Church (Hyattsville, Md.). Minutes, 1910-1981.

[Source: Presbyterian Historical Society]


Wallace Memorial United Presbyterian Church (Hyattsville, Md.). Register, 1910-1982.

[Note: Membership, marriages, baptisms]

[Source: Presbyterian Historical Society]



5. Demographics

[Includes Cemetery Records, Census Records, Church Records, Land Records, Legal Records, Probate Records, Tax Lists, Vital Records]


Accokeek Foundation. National Endowment for the Humanitites planning grant for the interpretation of Laurel Branch : final report. Accokeek, Md. : Accokeek Foundation, 1990.

[Note: v. 5. contains Prince George's County probate inventories, 1763-1769, code sheets]


Anonymous? Maryland Court cases: 1747-1863.

[Note: Typescripts. Includes index. Includes letter from Brig. Gen. M. Jenkins to Mrs. McCord on the loss of her son, dated Jan. 28, 1863.]

[Source: University of Maryland School of Law]


Avery, Carrie White. Cemetery records Maryland and Virginia. [s.l.]: Daughters of the American Revolution: 1956.

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Baltz, Shirley V. and George E. Baltz. Prince George's County, Maryland, marriages and deaths in nineteenth century newspapers. Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 1995.

[Note: two volumes]


Bell, Alexander H. Maryland court records Charles and Prince George's Counties, 1810-1835, wills and deeds. Washington, DC: Daughters of the American Revolution, c.1950.


Bell, Annie Walker. Records of St. Paul's parish, Prince Georges county, Maryland, 1733-to 1879. Baltimore, Md. : [s.n.], [1940?]


Betts, Maude Wilson. Piscataway to Prince George's Parish. [S.l.] : [s.n.], 1975.

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Boogher, William F. Prince George County, Maryland marriage license record, 1777-1825. Md. : W.F. Boogher, 1975, 1968.


Brown, Helen W. Indexes of Protestant Episcopal Church Registers of Prince George's County: 1686-1885. [s.l.] Heritage Books, 1988


Burns, Annie Walker. General index to wills of Prince George's county, Maryland. 1698 to 1899. Annapolis, Md. [1939?]


Burns, Annie Walker. Index to register of births, marriages, deaths, St. John's of Piscataway parish, Prince George's county, Maryland. Baltimore, Md. [s.n.][1940?]


Burns, Annie Walker. Index to register of Queen Anne's parish, Prince George's county, Maryland. Baltimore, Md. : [s.n.][1940?]


Burns, Annie Walker. Index to rent roll of Prince Georges county, Maryland, 1650 to 1723. Baltimore, Maryland. [s.n.][1940?].


Burns, Annie Walker. Prince George's county, Maryland, general index to executors' and administrators' accounts. Annapolis, Md.: [s.n.], c1939.


Burns, Annie Walker. Prince Georges county, Maryland, index to guardian bonds. Annapolis, Md. : [s.n.], 1939.


Burns, Annie Walker. Index to the register of births, marriages and deaths, Prince George's parish and Montgomery county, Maryland. Baltimore, Maryland. [1940?]


Clark, Raymond B., Jr. Index to Prince George's County, Maryland, wills, 1695-1777. St. Michaels, Md.: R.B. Clark, c1987.


Cook, Eleanor Mildred Vaughan, Montgomery County, Maryland tax and levy lists, census records, and other county lists and records. 1991.

[Note: Some of the land was originally in Prince George's County. Manuscript.]


Daughters of the American Revolution, District of Columbia Chapter. GRC report ; s1 v012 : miscellaneous records. Daughters of the American Revolution, District of Columbia Chapter, G.R.C., 1934.

[Note: includes some information on Prince George's Co., Maryland, Probate records]


Daughters of the American Revolution. Maryland. Toaping Castle Chapter. Prince Georges County, Maryland, tombstone records. Hyattsville?, Md. : Daughters of the American Revolution, 1957.


Daughters of the American Revolution, Brigadier General Rezin Beall Chapter. Holy Trinity Parish ...[Maryland?]: Daughters of the American Revolution, Brigadier General Rezin Beall Chapter, 1957 and 1998.

[Note: Retyped and re-indexed in 1998 from original 1957 typescript]

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Daughters of the American Revolution, Maryland. Toaping Castle Chapter. Index to registers of St. Matthew's Parish, Hyattsville,; Prince George's County, Maryland, 1834-1926. Hyattsville, Maryland?: Daughters of the American Revolution, Maryland. Toaping Castle Chapter, Hyattsville, Genealogical Records Committee, 1981.


Daughters of the American Revolution. Early parishes of Prince George's County copied from the manuscript of Ethan Allen. Daughters of the American Revolution: 1935.

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Daughters of the American Revolution? Parish and vestry records, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Baden, Maryland. Arlington, VA: Cooper-Trent, 1962.

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


District of Columbia Historical records survey. Inventory of Church Archives in the District of Columbia : the Protestant Episcopal Church Diocese of Washington, Volume 1 : District of Columbia, Montgomery, Prince George's, Charles, St. Mary's Counties, Maryland. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Historical Records Survey, 1940.


Family Line Publications. Prince George's County, Maryland 1800 census. Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1991?.

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Genealogical Records Committee. Index to registers of St. Paul's Parish, Baden, Prince George's County. Md., 1834-1926. Hyattsville, Md. : Genealogical Records Committee, 1981.

[Source: Maryland State Law Library online catalog]


Hanssen, G. L. Christ Church burial ground documentation. Accokeek, Md. : St. Johns Parish, 1996.


Jourdan, Elise Greenup. Abstracts of the land records of Prince George's County, Maryland. Westminster, Md. : Willown Bend Books, 2005.


Kahne, George F. St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Queen Anne Parish, 1704-1954. Leeland, Md. : [s.n.], 1954.


Lines, Edna P. Maryland DAR GRC report ; s1 v079 : Southern Maryland bible, family and burial records. [s.l.] Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution, G.R.C., 1943

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution. Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution GRC report ; s1 v018. Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution, G.R.C., 1933.

[Note: includes Prince George’s county, Maryland, Cemetery Records]

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


St. Matthews Church (Seat Pleasant, Md.) Addison Parish, St. Matthews Church, Seat Pleasant, Maryland. [S.l. : s.n.], 1998, 1900.

[Note: cemetery inscriptions?]


Sargent, Jean A., ed. Stones and bones : cemetery records of Prince George's County, Maryland : 2000 addendum. Bowie, Md. : Prince George's County Genealogical Society, 2000.


Green, Sylvia Gorman. Marriage records, Prince Georges co., Maryland. Mt. Rainier, Md. : [s.n.], 1941.


Jourdan, Elise Greenup. Colonial settlers of Prince George's County, Maryland. Westminster, Md.: Willow Bend Books, 1999.


Jourdan, Elise Greenup. Land records of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1726-1733. Westminster, Md. : Family Line Publications, 1994.


Jourdan, Elise Greenup. Land records of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1739-1743. Westminster, Md. : Family Line Publications, 1996.


Jourdan, Elise Greenup. Land records of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1733-1739. Westminster, Md. : Family Line Publications, 1996.


Keddie, Leslie and Neil Keddie. Land office rent rolls Prince George's County. Salisbury, Md. : Family Tree Bookshop, 2002.


Keddie, Leslie and Neil Keddie. Prince George's County Maryland land records. Liber #A, I 1703-March Court 1709. Maryland: Waldo (Woof!) Books, 1999.


Keddie, Leslie and Neil Keddie. Prince George’s County Wills. [S.l.] : Family Tree Bookshop, 2001.

[Note: covers years 1698-1808]


Keddie, Leslie and Neil Keddie. Prince George's County Maryland land records. Liber #A, I 1696-1702. Maryland: Waldo (Woof!) Books, 1999.


Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution. Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution GRC report ; s1 v113. [Maryland?]: Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution, G.R.C., 1951.

[Note: includes Prince George's Co., Maryland - Records]

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution. Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution GRC report ; s1 v136. [Maryland?]: Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution, G.R.C., 1961.

[Note: includes Prince George's Co., Maryland - Church records - Episcopal]

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution. Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution GRC report ; s1 v212. [Maryland?]: Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution, G.R.C., 1979.

[Note: includes Prince George's Co., Maryland - Church records - Episcopal]

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Maryland Genealogical Society. Prince Georges County, Maryland: 1800 census. Westminster, Md., : Family Line Publications, 1991.

[Note: originally published: Baltimore, Md. : Maryland Genealogical Society, 1969.]


Murray, Nicholas Russell. Prince George's County, Maryland, 1702-1886. North Salt Lake, UT.: Hunting for Bears, 1989.

[Note: Marriage records]


O’Brien, Mildred Bowen. Marriages in St. Mary's Co. and Prince George [sic] Co. involving Calvert County surnames. Sunderland, Md. : Calvert Co. Genealogy Newsletter [s.d.]

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Piscataway Parish and St. John's Parish (now King George's Parish) Prince George's Co. : parish register, 1689, 1801 : vestry minutes 1693, 1779, 1789. [S.l.] : [s.n.], [s.d.]

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Prince George Parish vestry minutes, 1719-1832; register, 1711-1798. [S.l.] : [s.n.], [s.d.]

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Prince George's County Maryland. Prince George's County, Maryland, marriage license record, 1777-1825. s.l. : s.n., 1904.


Prince George's County Genealogical Society, Records Committee. Index to the probate records of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1696-1900. Bowie, Maryland: Prince George's County Genealogical Society, Records Committee, 1988.


Prince George's County Genealogical Society. Gleanings from the records of the Francis Gasch's Sons Funeral Home, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1860-1940. Bowie, Md.: Prince George's County Genealogical Society, 1996.


Prince George's County Genealogical Society. Records of the Almshouse of Prince George's County, Maryland. [s.l.]: Heritage Books Inc., 2004.


Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's Co., vestry minutes and accounts. S.l. : s.n., s.d..

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Robinson, Franklin A., Jr. St. Thomas' Parish register, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1849-1906. Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 1998.


Smith, Joseph H. and Philip A. Crowl. Court records of Prince Georges County, Maryland, 1696-1699. Washington, DC: American Historical Association, 1964.

[Note: full text is online at: www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000202/html]


T. L. C. Genealogy. Prince George's County, Maryland, land records, 1739-1743. Miami Beach, FL : T.L.C. Genealogy, 1997.
T. L. C. Genealogy. Prince George's County, Maryland, land records, 1746-1749. Miami Beach, FL : T.L.C. Genealogy, 1998.
Vestry book of King George's Parish, popularly called St. John's Parish, Broad Creek and Piscataway Parish Prince George's County, Maryland. [s.l., s.n.], 1959.

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Wallace Memorial United Presbyterian Church (Hyattsville, Md.). Minutes, 1910-1981.

[Source: Presbyterian Historical Society]


Wallace Memorial United Presbyterian Church (Hyattsville, Md.). Register, 1910-1982.

[Note: Membership, marriages, baptisms]

[Source: Presbyterian Historical Society]


Wilcox, Shirley Langdon (editor). Prince George's County land records, Vol. A, 1696-1702.Bowie, Md. : Prince George's County Genealogical Society, 1976.

6. Economics


Sarson, Steven James. Wealth, poverty and labor in the tobacco plantation South : Prince George's County Maryland in the early national era. Ann Arbor, MI : University Microfilms International, 1998.


7. Education


Badger, Merlin LeRoy, Jr. In the beginning was the dream : the history of the founding of Prince George's Community College, 1957-1969. [Largo, Md.]: Prince George’s Community College, c1986.


Fay, Eleanor T. and A. Mildred Hoyle. A brief history of early times and an account of the educational progress in Prince George's County, Maryland. Bethesd, Md., Mental Health Study Center, National Institute of Mental Health, 1965.


Hatcher, Cleophus Cerrutheous. An historical study of the integration of students and faculty at Bowie State College. 1977.

[Note: manuscript]


Jones Anglin, I. Patricia. Bowie State College : from a private normal school to a multi-purpose state college. 1983.

[Note: manuscript]


Kavanagh, Marybeth. The history, social use, and meaning of the Greenbelt Center School, 1937-1943. University of Maryland (College Park, Md.); Dept. of American Studies. 2000.

[Note: manuscript]


Laurel Elementary School. Our community, Laurel, Maryland, by the social study classes of Laurel Elementary School, 1947-1948.

[Source: New York Public Library online catalog]


Maryland Circuit Court? Teachers salaries, 1936-39. Frederick, Md. : University Publications of America, 1986.

[Note: microfilm]


Maryland Circuit Court? Teachers salary cases Maryland, Prince George's County, 1936-40. Frederick, Md. : University Publications of America, 1986.

[Note: microfilm]


Prince George's County Board of Education. Research-action project devoted to aspects of the history of Maryland and Prince George's County. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Prince George's County Public Schools, Board of Education, 1959.


St. Mary's School, Laurel, Md. Dedication, May 17, 1953. 1959.

[Source: Mount St. Mary's College and Seminary online catalog]


Saint Mary's School 70th anniversary, 1925-1995 : Upper Marlboro, Md. [S.l. : s.n.], 1955.


Seidel, John Jacob. An educational program for the Cheltenham School for Boys, Upper Marlboro, Maryland. 1940.


Washington, Robert A. A study of applicants on the waiting list for admission to the District training school, Laurel, Maryland. 1947.

[Note: thesis]

[Source: Catholic University of America online catalog]


Williams, Michael John, 1943- The origin and development of Croom Vocational High School for disadvantaged youth with a follow-up study of the students who entered the school in September, 1967.



8. Families & Individuals

(also see the Prince George’s County Genealogical Society’s Family History Listing at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdpgcgs/catalog.htm)


Agricola, David V. The Lakin Family: Descendants of Abraham Lakin and Martha Lee Lakin of Prince George's County, Maryland. Cleveland : D.V. Agricola, Anundsen Pub., 1989.


Anonymous? Life and death of Commodore Stephen Decatur : who fell in a duel with Com. James Barron, on the 22nd of March, 1820. Philadelphia, Pa. : S. Roberts, 1820.


Anonymous?. Richard Bean-Bayne of Prince George's and Charles Counties Maryland.

[Note: Traces family history through seven generations from Richard Bean (1700-bef. 1776) to the 1900s]


Anonymous?. Trial proceedings for Henry Downes, et al.[Edward Browne and James Jones], Prince George's County, Maryland, 1721 June 4. Annapolis, Md., [s.n.] 1983, 1721.

[Source: Colonial Williamsburg’s John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library ]


Arena, Ronald J. Filled with wonder : the life of Winfield M. Kelly, Jr. Valley Forge, Pa. : Arena Communications, 1999.


Atwood family, Brent family and Digges family. Digges-Brent-Atwood land papers, 1651-1878.

[Note: Other families represented include the Carroll, Hall, and Sewall families.]


Baldwin, John D., III. Hamilton family of Prince George's County, Maryland. Rex, Georgia: L.B. Hamilton, 1998.


Baldwin, John D. One line of the Tannehill family of Prince Georges County, Maryland and Monongalia County, West Va. Cleveland Hts., OH: J.D. Baldwin, 1992.


Baltz, Shirley Vlasak. Belle Air in Bowie : its families & history. Bowie, Md. : Bowie American Revolution Bicentennial Committee, 1977.


Bigg, Carson. Captain Berry's will : debauchery, miscegenation & family strife among 18th century gentry : six depositions sworn to in the Orphans' Court of Prince George's County, Maryland. Annapolis, Md. : Maryland State Archives, 2000.

[Note: complete text is online at http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/sc2200/sc2221/000028/html/toc.html]


Bissell, Theodore L. and Milton Ellsworth Poole. Papers. 1910-1982.


Bolton, Frances Payne Bingham, 1885-1977. Papers, 1939-1977.

[Note: includes correspondence, etc. and papers on Congresswoman Bolton’s involvment with various organizations, one of which was the Accokeek Foundation]


Boyle, William Kent, 1840-1895. Papers, 1861-1889. Maryland; Bladensburg. 1861-1889.

[Note: Boyle was a Methodist clergyman and editor of the "Episcopal Methodist"]

[Source: Duke University Library]


Brodgen family. Correspondence, 1832-1868.

[Note: Includes material on the Lemmon family.]

[Source: Duke University Library]


Brooke family. Papers, 1659-1899.

[Note: Legal documents of the Brooke and related Bowie families, plus a letter of Robert Morris.]

[Source: University of Virginia Library]


Brown, Stephen Wayne. Satisfaction at Bladensburg : the Pearson-Jackson duel of 1809. In: North Carolina Historical Review. Vol. 58, no. 1, p. 23-43, (Jan. 1981).


Burroughs, Richard D. and John William Burroughs. Papers, 1807-1889.

[Note: includes personal, household, and plantation accounts, statements and letters from merchants in Baltimore and Georgetown, especially Thompson and Spalding, as well as materials related to Judith Davis.]

[Source: Duke University Library]


Callcott, Margaret Law. Mistress of Riversdale : the plantation letters of Rosalie Stier Calvert. Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University, c1991.


Carter, Elizabeth Osborne Grayson Lewis and Carter family. Papers, 1777-1885.

[Note: Carter family members correspondence with Raleigh Thomas Colston, George W. Kennedy, Martha I. Lewis, John B. Norris, Charles Simons, Mary D. (Grayson) Stephenson, Charles Carroll, and H. Peirce. Includes material re: Benjamin Tasker of Belair. Archived at the Virginia Historical Society library.]


Cecil, Arthur Bond. William Cecil of Prince George's County, Maryland, and some of his descendants, 1665-1949. Los Angeles, Calif., 1949.


Clagett, Thomas H. Papers, 1834-1852.

[Note: Archival material, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va. Includes correspondence with: F. B. Deane, Jr.; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Daniel Haines; George T. Hardey; R. A. Lacey; Thomas M. Locke; Baruch Mullikin; Phillip Nelson; Nelson Ryan; and Thomas Swann. ]


Clark, Raymond B. Southern Maryland families: a collection of thirteen representative family lineage articles and twenty-two allied families from the five southern Maryland counties: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George's and St. Mary's. St. Michaels, Md.: R.B. Clark, Jr., 1987.


Collins, Charles Wallace, 1879-1964. Papers. 1915-1972.

[Note: Correspondence, clippings, essays, articles, pamphlets and other publications collected by attorney and writer Charles Wallace Collins and his wife Sue Spencer Collins, dealing with the restoration of Harmony Hall in Prince George's County, Maryland, Collins' work on banking law, his views on segregation and civil rights, and social life in Washington, DC, in the mid-twentieth century.]

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Daughters of the American Revolution, Brigadier General Rezin Beall Chapter. Bible and family records. College Park : [s.n.], 1972.


Dodd, Rosemary B. and Helen Summers Holweck. The First three generations of John Summers of Prince George's County, Maryland. Woodsboro, Md.?] : R.B. Dodd and H.S. Holweck, c1994.


Edler, Barbara F. All-people: some lineages of Barbara Ann Fisher and Karl Frederick Edler, Jr of Prince George's Co Maryland. Accokeek, Md. : Barbara F. Edler, 2002


Gahan family. Papers. 1905-2003.

[Note: Correspondents include Harry Clifton Byrd, Ronald Bamford, T. B. Symons, Charles E. White, and J. Franklin Witter.]

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Grimes family. Papers. 1821-1902.

[Note: Papers of Thomas Grimes and Richard F. Grimes families near Oxen Hill.]

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Handley, Helen M. Some descendants of James Mayhew of Prince George's County, Maryland.Berkeley, Calif. : H.M. Handley, 2002.

[Note: earlier editions were printed in 1982 and 1988.]


Harris, Charles Richard. Descendants of John Harris, senior, Prince George’s and Charles County, Maryland, to Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri and beyond. Town and Country, MO: C.R. Harris, 2001.


Hartridge, Walter Charlton, 1914-1974. Walter Charlton Hartridge, Jr. collection. Series VII : genealogies ; Casey family, 1700s-1900s.

[Note: Genealogy of John Casey and Philoclea Edgeworth. Source: Georgia Historical Society Library]


Herndon, John Goodwin. Robert Middleton (ca. 1651-ca. 1707) of Charles and Prince Georges Counties, Maryland, and numerous descendants of his. [Lancaster? Pa.] 1955.


Hood, John and the Society of Mareen Duvall Descendants. The society of Mareen Duvall descendants. Collington, Md. : Holy Trinity Church, 1929.

[Note: Includes an historical sketch of Holy Trinity Church, Collington, Maryland]


Hook family. Papers, 1823-1957.

[Note: Includes genealogical materials and other papers of Allen, Bechtel, Clark, Dickens, Eller, Grant, Hook, Hooke, Irons, McNeil, Smith, Vannoy, and many other families.]

[Source: New Haven Colony Historical Society Library]


Hooper, Virginia Sharp. Bon(n)ifield-Bonifant : descendants on male lines from James Bonevant in Prince Georges County, Maryland in 1713 : an updating of Descendants of Gregory Bonnifield (1726-1794) by Charles J. Maxwell, 1949, Dallas, Texas, with the addition of the Bonifant lines. Santa Clara, California: V.S. Hooper, 1984.


Humphrey, Leonard. Humphreys of Prince George's , Maryland ... [S.l. : s.n.], 1993.

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Hurley, William Neal. Walker families of Maryland: primarily of Prince George's and Montgomery Counties. Montgomery Village, Md. : W.N. Hurley, 1992.


Hurley, William. Griffith Families: Our Maryland Heritage, Book Thirty-Three. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2002.


Hurley, William. Hawkins Families: Our Maryland Heritage, Book Thirty-Four.

Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2002.


Key, Hobart. By my strong hand; the motto of Clan MacKay of Southerland, Scotland; an account of some of the lives and adventures of the Key family of Prince George County, Maryland, and Marshall, Texas from the earliest times to the present. Marshall, Tex., Port Caddo Press, 1965.


Luckett, James H. and W. R. Barker. Letter from James H. Luckett, of Baltimore, to a tobacco planter of Maryland. 1853.

[Source: Duke University Library]


Luke, Miriam L. The Rowland family : descendants of George Rowland of Prince George [sic] County, Maryland. Covington, Ind. : M.L. Luke, 1972.


Macoughtry, William O. Diary and account books, 1798-1878.

[Note: Macoughtry was a physician who had several businesses, one in Bladensburg, Maryland. This diary also contains genealogy on the Bell family.]


Magruder, Caleb Clarke, Jr. Colonel Joseph Belt; born in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 1680, died in Prince George's County, Maryland, 1761. A paper read before the Society of Colonial Wars in the District of Columbia, March 25, 1909, the two hundred and seventy-fifth anniversary of the landing of the Ark and the Dove on the shores of St. Mary's County, Maryland. Annapolis, Md. : Advertiser-Republican Print, 1909.


Magruder, Caleb Clarke, Jr. Colonel Ninian Beall, born in Largo, Fifeshire, Scotland, 1625, died in Prince George's County, Maryland, 1717. Historical address on the occasion of the dedication of a memorial boulder to Colonel Ninian Beall, delivered by Caleb Clarke Magruder, Jr., in St. John's Church, Georgetown, D. C., Sunday, October 30, 1910. Washington, DC: Society of Colonial Wars in the District of Columbia, 1911.

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Mary Columbro Rodgers Literary Trust. First access list to the Mary Columbro Rodgers Literary Trust. Hyattsville, Md. : Open University of America Press, 1994.


Mary Columbro Rodgers Literary Trust. Third access list to the Mary Columbro Rodgers Literary Trust, by subject. Hyattsville, Md. : Open University of America Press, 1998.


Maryland Historical Society. Thomas Wood family papers, 1820-1888, Prince Georges County, Maryland, MS. 1896. Frederick, Md. : University Publications of America, 1985.


Maynard family. Papers, 1735-1921.

[Note: Chiefly land patents for various properties in Frederick and Prince George's counties, purchased by Thomas and Nathan Maynard between 1735 and 1790; together with family genealogical notes, and other papers.]


McCray, Philip Roger. The McCrays of America. Prince Georges County, Md. : P.R. McCray, 1989.


McKeige, Edward Ellesmere. The electrical inventions of Dr. James Harris Rogers of Hyattsville. 1925.


McPherson, Henry. Papers, 1801-1826.

[Note: Includes McPherson’s personal papers and accounts of the general store of Thomas and C. McPherson located at Piscataway.]

[Source: Duke University Library.]


Moore, Robert P. Price of Prince George's County, Maryland, and Nelson County, Kentucky. c1990-1997?


Muir, John and James Muir. Letters, 1781-1789.

[Note: includes letters to Samuel Hepburn at Upper Marlboro, Prince Georges County, Maryland.]

[Source: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill]


Mulligan, Walter F. Papers. 1924-1963.

[Note: Mulligan was active in a number of different organizations including the Prince George's County Civic Federation, the Pomona Grange, and the College Park Town Council]

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Newman, Harry Wright. The Lucketts of Portobacco; a genealogical history of Samuel Luckett, gent., of Port Tobacco, Charles county, Maryland, and some of his descendants, with a sketch of the allied family of Offutt, of Price Georges county, Maryland. Washington, D.C.: [s.n.], 1938.


Nye, George H, 1828-1908. Papers, 1850-1900.

[Note: George Nye was a cotton manufacturer in Laurel, Maryland, as well as a Brevet General in the Civil War.]

[Source: University of Maine at Orono]


Oden, Benjamin, 1762-1836. Oden family papers, 1755-1827, Prince Georges County, Maryland, MS. 178. Frederick, Md. : University Publications of America, 1985.

[Note: microfilm]


Parker, Donald Dean. The Bewley Heritage. Brookings, S.D. : Donald D. Parker, 1947.


Pilson, O. E. Fulcher information : copy of information sent to Mrs. Gwendolyn Freed, Bowie, MD, July 23, 1978. Bassett, VA : Bassett Historical Center, 1999.


Priest, Lyman W. The Chitty family : Benjamin and Sarah (Palmer) Chitty and their descendants. Charlottesville, VA: L.W. Priest, 1995.


Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce. The Prince George's story. Hyattsville, Md. : Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce, 1971.


Prince George's County Memorial Library. The Adams epoch: an American legacy. Hyattsville, Md.: Prince George's County Memorial Library, c1976

[Source: Library of Congress’ online catalog. It is not listed in the Prince George’s County Memorial Library’s online catalog.]


Pumphrey, Edgar W. Collection, 1934-1985.

[Note: Largely a collected work of Edgar W. Pumphrey, 1896-1980, who researched descendants of Walter Pumphrey, 1655-1721 of Anne Arundel Co. Md., for his family genealogy. Covering 1934-85, correspondence, notes and index cards contain references to various Pumphrey family members as well as collateral families. Collateral family members of Md. include: the Connells in Montgomery Co., fl. 1860; Elisha Ferguson of Prince George's Co., fl. 1850; the Weedens, fl. 1870, Richard Lawton, fl. 1870, Rezin Lowman, fl. 1850 of Anne Arundel Co. Other collateral families were located in other states, especially KY.]

[Source: Maryland Historical Society online catalog.]


Roland, Charles Thomas, Sr. The John Basil Spalding-Miranda Roland family of Prince George's County, Maryland. Bethel Park, PA: C.T. Roland, 1982.


Rowe, Joseph Y. The Youngs of Aquasco and related families. [s.l.] [s.n.], 2001.


Rutherford, Dolores C. Virgin vicissitudes : the descendants of John and Elizabeth (Dickerson) Virgin of Prince Georges County, Maryland, including families who migrated into Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and points west. Carmichael, Calif. : D.C. Rutherford, 1977.

[Source: Library of Congress online catalog]


Singleton, W. Ralph. Papers, 1911-1981.

[Note: Singleton was Director of Blandy Experimental Farm, University of Virginia. Papers include materials on the National Colonial Farm, Accokeek, Maryland]


Smith, Ralph D. The Early Ward families of Southern Maryland. Daytona Beach, FL : R.D. Smith, 1998-2003.


Smith, Ralph D. The Simpson families of southern Maryland, western Maryland and the District of Columbia to 1820. Port Orange, FL: R. D. Smith.


Steiger family: Steiger, Hannah Van Patten; Steiger, Jacob; Steiger, William Tell. Papers, 1807-1893.


Thomas, Bernice Grace Tyler. Tyler and allied families of Prince George [sic] County, Maryland.

Denver, CO : Thomas, 1955.

[Source: Denver Public Library online catalog]


Thomas, Gail Robert. Daniel Thomas of Prince George's County, Maryland. Plano, Texas: G.R. Thomas, 1996.


Townshend, Francis J. Papers, 1853-1895.

[Note: includes letters of William Fletcher Perrie.]

[Source: Duke University Library]


Upton, Ethel A. Descendants of Thomas and Martha Upton of Prince George County, Maryland.

Provo, Utah : J. Grant Stevensen, 1977.


Wallace, Helen Lucas. Papers. 1926-1968.

[Note: Archival material which includes correspondence, genealogical reports, news clippings, etc. Mrs. Wallace traced one of her lines to Thomas Lucas who arrived in Prince George’s county in 1668. Families include: Baldwin, Brunk, Bruington, Chrisman, Cooke, Davidson, Deweese, Durham, Emmons, Farr, France, Henry, Gordon, Griffe, Jones, Kirkpatrick, Lucas, Murphey, Phelps, Schooley, Shelton, Thomas, Townsend, Wallace, Whitman, Wixon.]

[Source: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois]


Wheat, Dan D. Wheat geneaology [sic] : descendants of John Wheat of Prince George's County, Maryland. Lebanon, Ind. : D.D. Wheat, 1986.


Wilkens, Cleo Goff. The Family tree of Daniel Gloyd, senior, Prince Georges County, Maryland Fort Wayne, Ind.? : s.n., 1949.


Williams, Ann Perry. Descendants of Joseph and Elizabeth Perry of Prince Georges [sic] and Montgomery Counties, Maryland. 1965.

[Source: Montgomery County Public Library]



9. Genealogy

[General sources, also see all other categories]


Prince George's County Genealogical Society. Bibliography of published genealogical source records, Prince George's Co., Md., 1st ed. Bowie, Md.: Records Committee, Prince George's County Genealogical Society, 1975.


Prince George's County Genealogical Society. Bibliography of published genealogical source records, Prince George's Co., Md., 2nd ed. Bowie, Md.: Records Committee, Prince George's County Genealogical Society, 1986.


Prince George's County Genealogical Society. Prince George's County Genealogical Society bulletin, index. Bowie, Md. : Prince George's County Genealogical Society, c. 1993?


Prince George's County Genealogical Society. Prince George's County, Maryland, Genealogical Society bulletin. Volumes 1-30 [CD-ROM]. Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, c1999.


Prince George's County Genealogical Society. Prince George's County Genealogical Society members surname index file. Bowie, Md. : Prince George's County Genealogical Society, 1986.


Prince George’s County Genealogical Society. Index to Family Genealogies on Hand at Rainwater-Miles Research Center. Bowie, Md. : Rainwater-Miles Research Center, 2000.



10. General History and Miscellaneous


Accokeek Foundation. Ordinary life on the colonial Potomac : a report on the future programs of the National Colonial Farm, volume I : executive summary. [Accokeek, Md.] : Accokeek Foundation, 1991.


Alice Ferguson Foundation. The Accokeek Creek Complex and the emerging Maryland colony: a special lecture series celebrating the 350th anniversary of the founding of the state of Maryland, 1634-1984. Accokeek, Md. : Alice Ferguson Foundation, 1984.


Barnwell, Rhett King. The Muirkirk Iron Works. 1925.

[Note: Paper documenting the history of the Muirkirk Iron Works, which operated from 1847 to 1920. Includes photographs and drawings.]


Betz, Andrew J. and Anne d'Auray Tracy. The deacon's murder case : a true story. Huntington, Ind. : Our Sunday Visitor, Inc., 1979.


Blachly, Linda. Bibliographical resource guide to Prince George's County, Maryland, historical literature. Riverdale, Md. : Prince George's County Historical Society, 1995.

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Bryant, Katharine D. and Donna Schneider. Prince George's County, Maryland. Charleston, SC Arcadia Publishing, 2000.


Buchanan, John F. The history of Perseverence Lodge No. 208, A.F. & A.M., 31 Raymond Avenue, Indian Head, Maryland, 1908-1999 and the Ordnance Club, 1905-1907. [Indian Head, Md.?] : J.F. Buchanan, 2000.


Burnard, Trevor G. Creole Gentlemen: The Maryland Elite, 1691-1776 (New World in the Atlantic World). New York: Routledge; 2002.

[Note: The full Index of this book is available at www.amazon.com. Search it for surnames, etc.]


Daughters of the American Revolution, Belle Air Chapter [et al.]. Reminders of Revolutionary days in Prince George's County : 1776, USA bicentennial, 1976. Hyattsville, Md. : Prince George's County Memorial Library System, 1975.


Denny, George D. Proud past, promising future : cities and towns in Prince George's County, Maryland. Brentwood, Md. : G.D. Denny, Jr., 1997.


Dooly, William G. Fifty years of suburban banking; a history of the Suburban Trust Company, 1915-1965. Hyattsville, Md.?, 1965.


Ewalt, Thomas Barton. History of the Southern Maryland Society, 1965---1989, Volume II. Baltimore: Schneidereith & Sons, 1993.

[Note: Also see book under Stein, Charles Francis.]


Flagg, Louis Francis. History and construction of the electrical substation of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Landover, Maryland. 1935.


Forsht-Tucker, Mary. Association and community histories of Prince George's County. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Prince George's County, 1996.


Hyattsville Horticultural Society. Records. 1912-1982.

[Note: includes minutes, correspondence, reports, lists of members, etc.]


Historic Preservation Section, Area Planning Division E/S, Prince George's County Planning Department, Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission. National Register of Historic Places, Prince George's County, Maryland [brochure.] Upper Marlboro, Md. : Prince George's County Historic Preservation Commission, [1990]


Horn, R. Lee. Out of the past : Prince Georgeans and their land. Riverdale, Md. : Prince George's County Historical Society, 1976.


Krakow, Jere L. Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Suitland Parkway, Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, 1990.


Lovebury, Reverend. Lovebury travel journal, 1789.

[Note: travel journal of an Episcopalian minister from Upper Marlboro, Maryland to near Morgantown, West Virginia]

[Source: Pennsylvania State University catalog online]


Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission. Illustrated inventory of historic sites : Prince George's County, Maryland. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, 1993.


Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Montgomery County street index, September 1967. Silver Spring, Md.: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1967.


Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Historic sites & districts plan : Prince George's County, Maryland. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1992.


Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, National Park Service. Landmarks of Prince George's County. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1993.


Maryland State Archives. Guide to Maryland State Archives holdings of Prince George's County records on microform. [s.l.] Maryland State Archives, 1989.


Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Historical sites in Prince George’s County. Riverdale, Md. : Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1978.


Official programme : Laurel Park : annual meeting ... Maryland State Fair, Incorporated Laurel, Maryland : twenty-second day Saturday, Oct. 26, 1946.

Laurel, Md. : Triangle Publications, 1946.

[Source: Library of Virginia]


Opsasnick, Mark. Cultural Badlands Tour: An Outsider's Guide to Obscure Landmarks and Offbeat Historical Sites in Prince George's County, Maryland. Philadelphia: Xlibris Corporation, 2004.


Opsasnick, Mark. Miscellaneous and unknown : cultural souvenirs from Prince George's County, Maryland. Riverdale, Md. : Culture Shock Press, c2000.


Ownsbey, Betty J. In mourning : victorian funeral memorials and mementos. Clinton, Md. : Surratt House Museum, 2000.


Penn, Harry W. The history of Prince George's General Hospital and Medical Center. Maryland : s.n., 1977.


Ponoma Grange (Prince George's County, Md.) ; Bowie Race Track Gambling Association. [Evidence showing control of Prince George's County politics by the Bowie Race Track Gambling Association and its Baltimore owners]. Hyattsville, Md. : Keystone Pub., 1910.


Prince George's County Memorial Library. The Adams epoch: an American legacy. Hyattsville, Md.: Prince George's County Memorial Library, c1976

[Source: Library of Congress’ online catalog. It is not listed in the Prince George’s County Memorial Library’s online catalog.]


Prince George's County Volunteer Firemen's Association. Yearbook and souvenir program, 38th annual convention, Hyattsville, Maryland, September 8, 9, 10, 1960. Hyattsville, Md., 1960.


Prince George's Hospital Center Foundation. 50 years of caring : Prince George's Hospital Center, 1944- 1994. Cheverly, Md. : Prince George's Hospital Center Foundation, 1995.


Queen, Mary Xavier. Grandma's stories and anecdotes of "ye olden times," Incidents of the War of Independence, etc. Boston, Angel Guardian Press, 1899.

[Note: includes writing on “General Lafayette and his ball in Bladensburg”]


Stein, Charles Francis, Jr. A History of the Southern Maryland Society, 1914-1964. Baltimore, Md.: Schneidereith & Sons, 1964.


Virta, Alan. Prince George's County : A history. [s.l.] : Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1995.


Wallace, James N. The history of the Maryland line of the Washington Railway and Electric Company. 1929.

[Note: archival material]


Wooten, Clare Erly. Prince George's County metropolitan directory of the Mt. Rainier, Hyattsville, College Park area; including Bladensburg, Brentwood, Colmar Manor, Cottage City, Edmonston, Riverdale, University Park, North Brentwood ... [Silver Spring, Md.] 1950.



11. Geography and Maps


Berkley, Henry Johns. The hundred of New Scotland, a part of Prince George [sic] County :

now, in part, the present District of Columbia : 1663-1714. Baltimore, Md., 1935

[Note: Map]


Prince George's County Historical Society. Atlas of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1861...Riverdale, Md.: Prince George's County Historical Society, 1996.


Silverman, Sherman E. The geographic transformation of Prince George's County, Maryland. [s.l.], Prince George's Community College, 2001.


12. Government and Politics


Bangura, Abdul. Law and Politics at the Grassroots: A Case Study of Prince George's County. [s.l.] : iUniverse, Incorporated, 2003.


Bilanin, Jeanne E. ; Dowden, Sue. ; and Grimes, Teresa L. Results of a citizen survey conducted for the town of Indian Head, Maryland. College Park, Md. : Institute for Governmental Service, 1992.


Carr, Lois Green. County government in Maryland, 1689-1709. New York : Garland Pub., 1987.


Prince George's County Community Council Records. Prince George's County, Md.: 1919-1940.

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Quinn, Frederick. The courthouse at Indian Creek : the first five years of the Greenbelt Maryland Federal Courthouse. Santa Ana, CA : Seven Locks Press, 2002.



13. Historic Buildings, Houses, and Museums


Baltz, Shirley Vlasak. Belle Air in Bowie : its families & history. Bowie, Md. : Bowie American Revolution Bicentennial Committee, 1977.


Beveridge, Andrew B. The history and construction of the White House Tavern near Branchville, Maryland : a thesis. 1934.

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Hunter, Wilbur Harvey. A research report on the proposed agricultural historical museum at Bryan Point on the Potomac River, Accokeek, Maryland. [S.l.], Accokeek Foundation?, 1958.


Mitton, John H. The history and construction of the George Washington House. 1930. [Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Riverdale (Prince George's County, Md.). 75th Anniversary Book Committee. The Riverdale story: mansion to municipality. Riverdale, Md. : Town of Riverdale, 1996.


Swick, Edgar H. The History and construction of the Calvert mansion in Riverdale, Maryland. 1931.

[Note: Manuscript at the University of Maryland, College Park]


Verge, Laurie. Count your losses : a special exhibit of the Surratt House Museum. Prince George's County, Md. : Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1995.


14. Military


Anonymous? The Bladensburg races, written shortly after the capture of Washington City, August 24, 1814. Washington, DC? : s.n., 1816.

Arnold, James Riehl. The battle of Bladensburg. In: Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., p. 145-168. 1937.

Brown, Lenard E. National Capital parks: Fort Stanton, Fort Foote, and Battery Ricketts.Washington, Office of History and Historic Architecture, Eastern Service Center, 1970.

Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus and Margaret Hodges. Revolutionary records of Maryland. Washington, D.C. : Rufus H. Darby Print. Co., 1997, 1924.

Carothers, Bettie Stirling. 9000 men who signed the oath of allegiance and fidelity to Maryland during the Revolution. Lutherville, Md.: Carothers, 1980.

Colby, Elbridge. American militarism. Washington, DC: The Society of American military engineers, 1934.

[Note: Includes text on Bladensburg]

De Kay, James T. A rage for glory : the life of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN. New York : Free Press, 2004.

Genealogy.com. Maryland and Delaware revolutionary patriots, 1775-1783 military records. Novato, Ca.? : Genealogy.com, 2001.

[CD-ROM or available by subscription]

Groves, John Percy. History of the 21st Royal Scots Fusiliers (formerly the 21st Royal North British Fusiliers) now known as the Royal Scots Fusiliers : "Blenheim"- "Ramillies" - "Oudenarde" - "Malpaquet" - "Dettingen" - "Bladensburg" - "Alma" - "Inkerman" - "Sevastopol" - "South Africa, 1879" - "Burma, 1885-87" : 1678-1895. Edinburgh : W. & A.K. Johnston, 1895.

Infantry School (U.S.). Dept. of Research. Battle of Bladensburg. Camp Benning, Ga. : Infantry School Press, 1921.

Johnson, Richard M. and the United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Invasion of Washington, 1814. Report of the committee appointed on the twenty-third of September last to inquire into the causes and particulars of the invasion of the city of Washington, by the British forces in the month of August, 1814. Washington, DC : A. and G. Way, Printers, 1814?

King, Horatio. The battle of Bladensburg : burning of Washington in 1814. New York : A.S. Barnes, 1885.

Lane, Richard Francis. The history and construction of Fort Dupont. 1934.

Lee, Archibald, 1781-1839. To the independent voters of Montgomery County. : Two handbills signed "An American Citizen" have been published, and I learn most industriously circulated against me ... Montgomery County, Md. : Archibald Lee, 1830.

[Note: Also see “Peter, George” in this section]

Life and death of Commodore Stephen Decatur : who fell in a duel with Com. James Barron, on the 22nd of March, 1820. Philadelphia, Pa. : S. Roberts, 1820.

Magruder, Caleb Clarke. Dr. William Beanes, the incidental cause of the authorship of the Star-spangled banner. In: Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C. p. 207-225. 1919.

McKenney, Thomas Loraine. A narrative of the battle of Bladensburg in a letter to Henry Banning, Esq. Washington, DC? : s.n., 1814.

Mogilka, Gerard Henry. The British canpaign in the Chesapeake during the later part of August, 1814. 1975.

[Note: Thesis]

Moore, L. Tilden. 1890 special census of the Civil War veterans of the state of Maryland. Volume 2. Carroll, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George's, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties. Westminster, Md. : Willow Bend Books, 2001.

Muller, Charles Geoffrey. The darkest day : the Washington-Baltimore campaign during the war of 1812. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003.

[Note: Orginally published in 1963]

Peden, Henry C., Jr. Revolutionary patriots of Prince George's County, 1775-1783. Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1997.

Peter, George, "American Citizen." To the patriotic voters of Montgomery County. : At length Mr. Lee has appeared before the public in explanation of charges preferred against him more than sixteen years ago. ... Montgomery County, Md. : s.n., 1830.

[Note: Also see “Lee, Archibald” in this section]

Smithsonian Institution, National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board. Bicentennial Park, Smithsonian Institution : Fort Foote, Maryland. Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1971.

Spaulding, Myra Louise. Dueling in the District of Columbia. In: Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C. Washington, The Society, p. 117-210. 1928.

Swanson, Neil H. The perilous fight, being a little known and much abused chapter of our national history in our second war of independence and a true narrative of the battle of Godly Wood and the attack on Fort McHenry, more suitably described as the battle of Baltimore ... to which is added some notice of the circumstances attending the writing of the Star Spangled Banner ... New York, Toronto, Farrar and Rinehart, Inc. 1945.

United States Naval Powder Factory. Wanted, men and women to make powder that keeps 'em firing. Washington, D.C. : U.S. Navy Dept.? 1940-1949?

[Note: re: Naval Powder Factory, Indian Head, Maryland]

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Claims. In Senate of the United States, January 25th, 1819. The Committee, to whom was referred the petition of Robert Sewall, Report. Washington, D.C.: s.n., 1819.

Weller, M. I. 1846-1915. (Michael Ignatius), Commodore Joshua Barney, the hero of the Battle of Bladensburg : incidents of his life gleaned from contemporaneous sources. In: Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C. Vol. 114, p. 67-183, 1911.



15. Towns


Adelphi Citizens Association (Adelphi, Md.) Records. 1960-1975.


Anonymous? Album : representative of Laurel's official, financial, professional and business interests. Laurel, Md. : Wm. H. Anglen, 1938.


Bellamy, Raymond Warner. Cheverly : Cheverly Day, May 11, 1996. Cheverly, MD : Cheverly Day Committee, 1996.


Beltsville Fire Dept. and Women's Community Club of Beltsville. A History of Beltsville 1776-1976. Beltsville Fire Dept. and Women's Community Club of Beltsville, 1976.


Berger, Howard S. East Hyattsville architectural survey. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County Planning Dept., 1998.


Berger, Howard S. and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Riverdale Park architectural survey. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Prince George's County Planning Dept., 2001.


Bladey, Conrad Jay. ; Curtis, Helen. Human adaptation to the fall line setting : a framework for the archeology of Laurel, Maryland. Laurel, Md.: City of Laurel Archeological Survey, 1983.


Boccaccio, Mary and Steven Lambird and Carolyn Salus. Greenbelt, Maryland : a guide to further sources. College Park, Md. : University of Maryland, 1981.



City of Hyattsville. Hyattsville, our hometown: incorporated April 7, 1886, Prince George's County, Maryland. Hyattsville, Md.: City of Hyattsville, 1988.


Columbia Park and Recreation Association (Md.) Columbia Association today. Columbia?, Md. : Columbia Park and Recreation Association, 1969.


Cooper, Donald H. and Paul O. Mohn. The Greenbelt co-operative : success and decline. Davis, CA : Center for Cooperatives, University of California, 1992.


Desmond, Ellen Mary. Mortality in the Brandywine population of southern Maryland. Washington, Catholic University of America Press, 1962.


DoCarmo, Pamela B. Fifty years of helping people : a history of the Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad. Laurel, Md. : Burgundy Press, 2002.


Fischetti, Michael. The development of the city of Greenbelt, Maryland: its growth, government, and politics. 1967.

[Note: Manuscript]


Greenbelt Homes, Inc. Architectural drawings, 1935-1975.

[Note: includes plans and drawings of houses, public buildings, streets, schools, and gardens in Greenbelt, Maryland]


Hartley, John. Community identity and social organization in Accokeek; a preliminary report.

[Adelphi, Md.], Community Projects Section, National Institute of Mental Health, 1964.


Haughey, Richard Mark and K. Edward Lay. Greenbelt, Maryland : planning and architecture of the New Deal. Charlottesville, Va. : School of Architecture, University of Virginia, 1988.


History of Laurel in Prince George's County, Maryland. [s.l., s.n.], 1970.

[Source: Daughters of the American Revolution online catalog]


Iraola, Brenda J. Broad Creek Historic District : Livingston Road streetscape guidelines and alternatives. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1995.


Kavanagh, Marybeth. The history, social use, and meaning of the Greenbelt Center School, 1937-1943. University of Maryland (College Park, Md.); Dept. of American Studies. 2000.

[Note: manuscript]


Knepper, Cathy D. First families of Greenbelt : their views of life in a planned community

Hilliard, OH : Society for American City and Regional Planning History, 1989.


Knepper, Cathy D. The gospel according to Greenbelt : community life in Greenbelt, Maryland 1935-1990. 1993.

[Note: manuscript/Ph.D. thesis]


Knepper, Cathy D. Greenbelt, Maryland : a living legacy of the New Deal. Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.


Lane, Richard Francis. The history and construction of Fort Dupont. 1934.


Lansill, John Scott, 1895-1976. John Scott Lansill papers,1922-1940.

[Note: Lansill directed the United States Resettlement Administration's Division of Suburban Resettlement for Greenbelt, Maryland and other towns]


Larsen, Christian L., and Richard D. Andrews. The government of Greenbelt. College Park, Md. : Bureau of Public Administration, College of Business and Public Administration, University of Maryland, 1951.


Laurel Elementary School. Our community, Laurel, Maryland, by the social study classes of Laurel Elementary School, 1947-1948.

[Source: New York Public Library online catalog]


Laurel Volunteer Fire Dept. Laurel Volunteer Fire Department no. I, Inc. : 1902-2002.

Laurel, Md : Laurel Volunteer Fire Dept., 2002.


McClanahan, Calvin E. "I believe in America" : 90 years of community growth and development in the city of Hyattsville, incorporated April 7, 1886, Prince George's County, Maryland. Hyattsville, Md. : s.n., 1976


Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Broad Creek Historic District design guidelines. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1988.


Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Edmonston historical survey. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1993.

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog]


Mayer, Brantz, Charles E. Hoye, et al. Histories of Maryland cities, towns, and counties. Maryland Manuscriptions Collection, 1870-1987.

[Source: University of Maryland online catalog.]


Patterson, Christopher H. Diversity in suburbia : a pocket of urbanity in Bowie, Maryland. 1998.


Pearl, Susan G. Glenarden : the past in perspective. Upper Marlboro, Md. : Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1995.


Quinn, Frederick. The courthouse at Indian Creek : the first five years of the Greenbelt Maryland Federal Courthouse. Santa Ana, CA : Seven Locks Press, 2002.


Riverdale (Prince George's County, Md.). 75th Anniversary Book Committee. The Riverdale story: mansion to municipality. Riverdale, Md. : Town of Riverdale, 1996.


Rosenbluh, Harry G. Laurel, Maryland 1870-1995 : 125th anniversary souvenir historical booklet. Laurel, MD : Howard Printing, 1995.


Seidel Development, Inc. ; Orofino, Kilsheimer & Ellenbogen, Architects, Planners, Engineers and Robert J. Corletta, AIP. Proposal for a new town in the Accokeek Community. [S.l.] : Seidel Development, Inc., 1973.


Warner, George A. Greenbelt: the cooperative community; an experience in democratic living.

New York, Exposition Press, 1954.


Wilson, Frank Harold. Footsteps from North Brentwood : from reconstruction to the post-World War II years. North Brentwood, Md.? : s.n., 1998.