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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;...
Isabella Hayes was the librarian in charge of the Maryland Room of the McKeldin Library from 1958 to 1969. The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, and other records pertaining to the operation of the Maryland Room, as well as Hayes' professional and civic activities. Major topics include the Prince George's County League of Women Voters, the Maryland Room, and the Health and Welfare Council of the National Capitol Area.
Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin was born in south Baltimore in 1900 and graduated from the University of Maryland Law School with a bachelor's degree in law in 1925. McKeldin's political career in Maryland spans five decades, beginning with his political appointment as executive secretary to Mayor William F. Broening of Baltimore in 1927. McKeldin was mayor of Baltimore himself from 1943 to 1947. As governor of Maryland from 195l to 1959, McKeldin launched a vigorous program of reform and...