Maryland -- Politics and government -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Ann R. Hull, a Democrat, served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing the second district of Prince George's County from 1967 to 1978 and was Speaker Pro Tem of the House during the 1975-1976 session. During the 1990s, Hull was a member of the Board of Regents at the University of Maryland. Hull's papers relate to both the House of Delegates and to Prince George's County and include notes, reports, pamphlets, and clippings. Issues discussed in her papers include education,...
Overview William Preston Lane (1892-1967) was a lawyer, newspaper publisher, Attorney General for Maryland, and governor of Maryland from 1947 to 1951. The bulk of Lane's papers consists of correspondence and speeches, and concentrates on his gubernatorial campaigns of 1946 and 1950. Other topics include the construction of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Washington County's industrial and economic development during the early 1960's.
Overview The League of Women Voters of Maryland was founded in 1921, shortly after the passage of the nineteenth amendement granting women the vote. The League has antecedents in a number of suffrage organizations, including the Just Government League of Maryland and the Women's Suffrage League of Maryland. The League of Women Voters has organized county leagues and developed a program for voicing the concerns and furthering the interests of its members. The League has also been particularly interested...
Overview 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...
Overview Millard E. Tydings (1890-1961), a graduate of the Maryland Agricultural College and the University of Maryland Law School, and subsequently a member of the University's Board of Regents, rose through the ranks of Maryland politics to serve with distinction in both the U.S. House and Senate. The majority of documents in the collection are contemporaneous with Tydings' 24 years in the U.S. Senate (1927-1951) and, although there are some personal and business papers, political campaigns and issues...