May 27, 2010

A Treasure Trove of Maryland History Moves Online

(Reflections on Delmarva’s Past) Marylanders and historians worldwide can now access and text search 100 years of the Maryland Historical Magazine, the most definitive journal on Maryland history, directly from their computer screens for free, thanks to a joint project of the Maryland Historical Society and the Maryland State Archives.
Starting June 1, 2010, all issues of Maryland Historical Magazine published between 1906 and 2005 will be available, for free online search and retrieval at These issues contain an enormous wealth of well-documented, peer-reviewed research covering subjects with far-ranging popular and scholarly appeal, says Patricia Dockman Anderson, the journal’s editor. Continued

Image: The rebel chivalry as the fancy of "My Maryland" painted them; as "My Maryland" found them. From Harper's Weekly, 1862. (Library of Congress)