Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Margaret Byrd Rawson (1899-2001)
MSA SC 3520-14292


Selected Primary Works -

"Programs in Dyslexia."  Academic Therapy Quarterly (1966).

"More than Twenty Years After: A Review of Developmental Language Disability."  Journal of Special Education 3.2 (1969): 219-222.

"Teaching Children with Language Disabilities in Small Groups."  Journal of Learning Disabilities 4.1 (1971): 22-30.

"Language Learning Differences in Plain English."  Academic Therapy (1972).

"Variations in Language Development and Mastery."  Annals of Dyslexia 32 (1982): 259-73.

"Louise Baker and the Leonardo Syndrome."  Annals of Dyslexia 32 (1982): 289-304.

"The Bright Future."  Annals of Dyslexia 35 (1985): 13-17.

"The Many Faces of Dyslexia."  Annals of Dyslexia  36 (1986): 179-91.

"The Orton Trail: 1896 - 1986."  Annals of Dyslexia 37 (1987): 36-48.

edited and contributed.  Bulletin of the Orton Society (1965-1978).

A Bibliography on the Nature, Recongition and Treatment of Language Difficulties.  1st Ed. 1966.  Towson, MD: Orton Society, 1974.

Developmental Language Disability: Adult Accomplishments of Dyslexic Boys.  Baltimore: Jonhs Hopkins Press, 1968.

Developmental Dyslexia: Educational Treatment and Results.  Oxford: York Press, 1975.

Reading, Perception, and Language: Papers from the World Congress on Dyslexia.  Ed. by Drake D. Duane and Margaret B. Rawson.  Baltimore: York Press, 1975.

Linguistics and Dyslexia in Language Acquisition.  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1991.

Dyslexia Over the Lifespan: a Fifty-Five Year Longitudinal Study.  Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing Services, 1995.

Archival Sources -

Hall of Records Commission.  Maryland Manual 1971-72.  (Baltimore: Twentieth Century Printing Co., 1972), reproduced in William Hand Browne, Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al. eds., Archives of Maryland, 215+ volumes, (Baltimore and Annapolis, Md., 1883-), 175:292.  This series is ongoing and available on line at where volumes, collectively or individually, can be searched electronically.

Articles -

O'Hanlon, Ann.  "Going Strong at 96, She's a Teacher for the Ages."  The Washington Post, 26 August 1995.

Morvay, Joanne E.  "Early Success Inspired Life's Work."  The Baltimore Sun, 31 May 1998.

"Mrs. Margaret Byrd Rawson."  Frederick News Post, 27 November 2001.

Bowler, Mike.  "Margaret Byrd Rawson, 102, Teacher who Helped Children Overcome Dyslexia."  The Baltimore Sun, 28 November 2001.

Saxon, Wolfgang.  "Margaret Byrd Rawson, 102, Educator and Dyslexia Authority."  The New York Times, 1 December 2001.

Bowler, Mike.  "The Woman who put Dyslexia on the Map."  The Baltimore Sun, 2 December 2001.

"Margaret Rawson; Dyslexia Pioneer."  The Washington Post, 2 December 2001.

Bowler, Mike.  "Pomp and Circumstance at Towson University."  The Baltimore Sun, 17 March 2002.

Bowler, Mike.  "Thirty Years Battling Stereotypes."  The Baltimore Sun, 4 June 2003.

Secondary Sources -

Leong, Che Kan.  "In Memoriam: Margaret Byrd Rawson, June 30 1899 - November 25, 2001."  Annals of Dyslexia 52(2002): 43-45.

Mann, Marica and Betty S. Levinson, eds.  "Margaret Byrd Rawson: 1899-2001: A Celebration of a Life's Work."  Perspectives: Bulletin of the International Dyslexia Association 28.3 (2002).

Masland, Richard L., M.D.  "Margaret Byrd Rawson,."  Bulletin of the Orton Society 21 (1972).

Miles, T. R.  "Margaret Byrd Rawson, a Tribute."  Dyslexia: an International Journal of Research and Practice  8.2 (2002): 123-4.

Morgan, Ellen.  The Dyslexic Adult in a Non-dyslexic World.  London: Whurr, 2000.

Stegman, Carolyn.  Women of Achievement in Maryland History.  Forestville, MD:  Anaconda Press, 2002.

On-line Sources -

Grey, Julia.  "The Grand Dame of Dyslexia,"   The Teacher.

Internation Dyslexia Association.  "Margaret Byrd Rawson Lifetime Achievement Award," December 31, 2002.

LD Resources.  "Margaret B. Rawson," 2004.

Maryland State Archives. Maryland Women's Hall of Fame.

National Public Radio.  "One Hundred Years of Stories: Yearlong Radio Series Profiles American Centenarians."

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