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Agnew, Spiro T.



  • Existence: 1918 - 1996

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Spiro T. Agnew papers

 Collection 0010-MDHC
Abstract Spiro T. Agnew, a Maryland native, quickly rose to political prominence in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s. In rapid succession, he was elected County Executive of Baltimore County, Maryland, Governor of Maryland, and Vice President of the United States under Richard Nixon. The portion of the Agnew papers currently open for research is divided into three major series and numerous subseries that focus on his political career. The subseries series consist of correspondence;...

Ronald Bamford papers

 Collection 0248-UA

Ronald Bamford was on the faculty of the Department of Botany at the University of Maryland from 1931 until the late 1960s. Bamford served as Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture for the 1949-1950 academic year, and served as Dean of the Graduate School from 1950 until 1966. His papers consist of correspondence, writings, awards and photographs. Subjects include Dr. Bamford's academic and professional careers, violet hybrids, and root tips of wheat and corn.

Daniel Brewster papers

 Collection 0064-MDHC

This collection documents the career of Daniel B. Brewster as a United States Senator from Maryland. Brewster's files primarily consist of correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings. Important subjects covered are commerce, the tariff, social security, Medicare, unemployment, the armed services, Vietnam, and foreign politics.

William S. Schmidt papers

 Collection 0273-MDHC
Abstract William S. Schmidt was superintendent of Prince George's County Public Schools from 1951 through 1970. His personal and professional activities are documented through awards, clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, publications, research material, audio recordings, speeches, and an interview transcript. Correspondents include Spiro T. Agnew, Lawrence J. Hogan, Marvin Mandel, and Charles McCurdy Mathias, Jr. Mandel and Wilson H. Elkins are pictured in photographs. The majority of...

Jean Spencer papers

 Collection 0178-MDHC
Abstract Jean Spencer (1933-1992), a University of Maryland graduate, was an expert in the area of state and local government. In 1966, Governor Tawes selected Spencer to work as staff director of the Commission for the Modernization of the Maryland Government. In 1967, she became the assistant director of the Governor's Task Force on Modern Management under Governor Spiro T. Agnew. Spencer was also the research staff director for the Maryland Consitutional Convention of 1967-1968. While working for...

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