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Richard Estep Lankford papers

 Collection 0216-MDHC

Richard Estep Lankford served as a Democrat in the Maryland House of Delegates and the United States House of Representatives from the 5th Congressional District. The collection includes press releases, subject files, and correspondence which cover subjects such as national defense, pollution, and education. Mr. Lankford's papers are unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available as an external document.


  • 1955-1965

Use and Access to Collection

This collection contains restricted material, please contact Special Collections for additional information.

This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been reviewed for content or condition. The collection may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


97.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the Richard Estep Lankford Papers
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Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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