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Maryland -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Augustus W. Bradford journals

Identifier: MS 0090

Daily record kept by Augustus W. Bradford to show his actions as head of State; mainly concerns appointments and pardons. (Entries all recorded in third person.)

Dates: 1862 - 1865

Charles Carroll papers

Identifier: MS 0216
Abstract Letters and papers of Charles Carroll of Carrollton 1737-1832 relating to contemporary politics, including Stamp Act; jurisdiction of Federal Courts in criminal cases; analysis of proposed Constitution; copy of Carroll's journal of voyage to England, 1757. Mid-18th century land papers, lists of ground rent and rent in arrears, 1804 and 1826; miscellaneous family correspondence of Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Other items include Charles Carroll Sr.'s petition to General Assembly June, 1778;...
Dates: 1750 - 1854

Curran Family oral history collection

Identifier: OH CF

This collection includes eight oral history interviews conducted circa 1982 with members of the Curran family, a Maryland political family. The narrators discuss the family's myriad political appointments and their Irish heritage, among other topics.

Dates: 1982 January 1- December 21

Edwin Warfield manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3194

This collection contains scrapbooks and correspondence related to Governor Edwin Warfield’s career. The scrapbooks hold newspaper clippings, correspondence, and more about major issues Warfield faced as governor, especially on environmental issues such as oyster preservation and game and hunting laws. A large portion of correspondence is related to the proposed Poe Amendment.

Dates: 1893 - 1910; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1907

Jamison papers

Identifier: 6987
Abstract This collection contains the papers of James Morrison Harris, Esq., including his passport, autograph book of 34th US congress, published speeches, correspondence and miscellaneous papers. The collection also includes genealogical information on James Calhoun, Baltimore's first mayor, and signed check; Civil War correspondence of Lena Noland Haxall; genealogical information on Benedict William Hall; genealogical information on Col. David Harris; correspondence and genealogical information on...
Dates: 1844 - 1979

John Eager Howard papers

Identifier: MS 0469
Abstract The John Eager Howard Papers is an artificial collection and is comprised of thirteen smaller collections of various original manuscripts and papers. The collection spans over three centuries, beginning during the mid to late 17th century with items from the Howard family and letters from John Eager Howard, a soldier and politician. Eager was named governor of Maryland in 1788, and was elected to the Continental Congress, U.S. Congress, and U.S. Senate. The collection concludes with...
Dates: 1662-1952

John Hanson Thomas Jerome letters

Identifier: MS 3233

This collection consists of letters written to John Hanson Thomas Jerome before, during, and after his tenure as the mayor of Baltimore, circa 1849-1863.

Dates: 1849 September-1862 January 23 and undated

Penn-North oral history collection

Identifier: OH PN
Abstract The Penn-North oral history collection is a series of interviews revolving around the residential and retail experiences in the Penn-North neighborhood of Baltimore in the early to mid-1900s. The interviews cover a range of topics, including housing developement, employment opportunities, entertainment options, ethnic makeups, the civil rights movement, political activity, and rising crime. As interviewer Elaine Eff puts it in her interview with Umberto "Bert" Correlli and Alan Christian,...
Dates: 1985 June 13-1994 June 18

Revolutionary War collection

Identifier: MS 1814

This is an artificial collection and includes items such as personal letters, muster rolls, military communication and orders, government administrative records, and petitions.

Dates: 1728-1962

Robert Ehrlich Inauguration manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3026

This collection contains ephemera and documents related to the inauguration events for Governor Robert Ehrlich, 2002-2003.

Dates: 2002-2003