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Dr. David M. Gillespie Special Collections: Western Maryland

Houses materials about the region's history, geology, social and cultural events, and people as well as the history of Frostburg State University. Material written by students, staff, faculty, and area residents.

Scope and Content

Materials listed here contain works on Frostburg State University, items by and/or about Western Maryland citizens, local history and geography of Western Maryland and the surrounding counties in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Also included are historical works on the Chesapeake & Ohio (C & O) Canal, Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad, Chesapeake & Ohio (C & O) Railroad,  Western Maryland Railroad, and more, as well as the coal mining industry. There are original maps created prior to 1900, journals, newspapers, and periodicals on Western Maryland.




List of Materials on Western Maryland

Listed are a few of the titles that will provide an overview of the history of Western Maryland.

Baltimore and Ohio  Railroad   :: TF25.B2R49 2000

Braddock Road   ::  E199.L22 1909

Braddock's Road: The Final Thrust ...    ::  E199.B35 2011

C. and O. Canal Companion   ::  F187.C7H54 199

Historic Highways of America, 17 volumes    ::  E159.H94 v. 1 - v. 17

History of Allegany County : Including its Aboriginal History, ... and Subsequent Growth ... etc.   F187.A4T4 1923

History of Western Maryland: Being a History of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett Counties from the Earliest Period to ...    ::  F187.A15S3 1882

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal   :: F187.C47R83 2003

The Great Road   :: TF25.B2D55 1993

Special Collections

Contact Info
Lewis J. Ort Library
Room 411
Frostburg State Universtiy 
1 Susan Eisel Drive
Frostburg, MD 21532