Maryland Loyalism Project

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About the Project

Kyle Roberts, "Announcing the Maryland Loyalism Project," American Philosophical Society (blog), 21 October 2020. Read here.

Jillian Curran, "The Rare Opportunity to Restore Personhood," American Philosophical Society (blog), 21 October 2020. Read here.

Elizabeth Lilly, "Uncovering the Experiences of Female Loyalists," American Philosophical Society (blog), 21 October 2020. Read here.

"Navigating Platform, Design, and Representation in the Maryland Loyalism Project," a talk with Benjamin Bankhurst, Kyle Roberts, and Zachary Stella (Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, Loyola University Chicago, 30 September 2020) Watch here.

"The Untold Stories of Maryland Loyalists," a talk with Jillian Curran, Elizabeth Lilly and Benjamin Bankhurst (American Philosophical Society, 4 August 2020) Watch here.

"Loyalists & the American Revolution: A Conversation with Benjamin Bankhurst, James Broomall, Michael Mastrianni, Travis Shaw, and Claire Tryon" (George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, 19 May 2020) Watch here.

About Maryland Loyalism

Michelle Fitzgerald, Confiscating the Castle: The Construction of Loyalist Identity in Governor Robert Eden’s Annapolis House (Master’s Thesis, University of Delaware, 2017;

M. Christopher New, Maryland Loyalists in the American Revolution (Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1996)

Kimberly Michelle Nath, The British Are Coming, Again: Loyalists, Property Confiscation, and Reintegration in the Mid-Atlantic, 1777-1800 (Ph.D Dissertation, University of Delaware, 2016)

Richard Arthur Overfield, The Loyalists of Maryland during the American Revolution (Ph.D Dissertation, University of Maryland, 1968)

About Currency in Colonial Maryland

John E. Sandrock, "Maryland Colonial and Continental Bank Note Issues of the American Revolution," The Currency Collector

About the Black Loyalists

Graham Russell Hodges, ed. The Black Loyalist Directory: African Americans in Exile After the American Revolution (New York, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1996)

Simon Schama, Rough Crossings: The Slaves, The British, and the American Revolution (New York, Harper Collins, 2005)

James W. St. G.Walker, The Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone, 1783-1870 (New York, Dalhousie University Press, 1976)

About the Loyalist Claims Commission and the British Exiles

Wallace Brown, The King’s Friends: The Composition and Motives of the American Loyalist Claimants (Providence, Brown University Press, 1965)

Peter Wilson Coldham, American Migrations, 1765-1799 (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., 2000)

Mary Beth Norton, The British-Americans: The Loyalist Exiles in England, 1774-1789 (Boston, Little, Brown & Company, 1972)

Gregory Palmer, Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution (London & Westport: Meckler Publishing, 1984)

About Other Digital Projects on Loyalism

Black Loyalists

Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People

Black Loyalist Refugees, 1782-1807- Port Roseway Associates

Loyalist Migrations

New Brunswick Loyalist Journeys