Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Mary Young Pickersgill (1776-1857)
MSA SC 3520-12457


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Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Star Spangled Banner Flag House Association Collection), MSA SC 366, 00/09/02/22.
Ordnance voucher no. 26, James Calhoun, Deputy Commissary, for Mary Pickersgill for one American Ensign and one garrison flag, 1 February 1815.

Books -

Colston, Frederick M. Battle of North Point: The Bombardment of Fort McHenry and The Birth of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Baltimore: J. H. Furst Co., Printers, n.d.

Delaplaine, Edward S. Francis Scott Key: Life and Times, 1937.

Manakee, Harold R. Star Spangled Banner: The Story of Its Writing by Francis Scott Key at Baltimore, September 13 - 14, 1814. Baltimore: The Maryland Historical Society, 1954.

Meyer, Sam. Paradoxes of Fame: The Francis Scott Key Story. Annapolis, MD:  Eastwind Publishing, 1995.

O'Connell, Frank A. and Wilbur F. Coyle. National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial, Baltimore, Maryland, September 6 to 13, 1914. Baltimore: National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Commission, and Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, 1914.

Weybright, Victor. Spangled Banner: Story of Francis Scott Key. New York, NY: Farrar & Reinhart Inc., 1963.

Whitcraft, Melissa. Francis Scott Key. New York, NY: Franklin Watts, 1994.

Newspaper articles -

"Mayor and Party Fair Guests Today." The Baltimore Sun, 28 September 1940.

"Thousands At World Fair Pay Honor To Flag And Baltimore."  The Baltimore Sun, 29 September 1940.

"City To Restore Flag House As It Was In 1814."  The Baltimore Evening Sun, 9 September 1952.

"Flag House Annex Foundation Dug."  The Baltimore Evening Sun, 11 March 1953.

"President Accepts Chairmanship of National Flag Week For 1953."  The Baltimore Sun, 7 April 1953.

"Died."  The Baltimore Sun, 5 October 1857.

Web sources -

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