Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Theodore R. McKeldin (1900-1974)
MSA SC 3520-1484

Sources:


Books-

Callcott, George H. A History of the University of Maryland.  Baltimore, 1966.

Eisenberg, Gerson G. Marylanders Who Served the Nation: A Biographical Dictionary of Federal Officials from
        Maryland. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1992.

Maryland Manual 1957-1958.

Papenfuse, Edward C., et al. Archives of Maryland, new series, An Historical List of Public Officials of Maryland.
        Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1990.

White, Frank F., Jr. Governors of Maryland 1777-1970.  Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission, 1970.



Newspaper articles -

"Newly Elected Mayor Happy Over Outcome of Balloting." The Baltimore Sun, 5 May 1943.

"McKeldin to Cut Down On Talks." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 5 May 1943.

"Mayor Rates (*) In Who's Who." The Baltimore Sun, 10 July 1944.

"Home and Garden 1st With Mrs. M'K." The Baltimore Sun, 6 May 1943.

"Mayor To Seek Senate Seat." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 19 March 1947.

"Lack of Top Leadership, Spending Hit By Mayor." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 21 March 1947.

"Mayor McKeldin Buys A New Home." The Baltimore Sun, 1 April 1947.

"Mayor Wants Lincoln, Too." The Baltimore Sun, 2 April 1947.

"'Distribution' Stumps Mayor." The Baltimore Sun, 2 April 1947.

"Mayor's Time Has Come To Speak Of Many Things." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 3 April 1947.

"Dr. M'Keldin It Will Be." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 17 August 1949.

"The Next Governor: William Preston Lane, Jr. - OR - Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin." The Baltimore Sun, 22 October 1950.

The Baltimore Sun, 8 November 1950.

The Baltimore Sun, 9 November 1950.

"McKeldin, Still Growing At 50, Cheerfully Sees Pay Shrinking." The Baltimore Sun, 20 November 1950.

"McKeldin Faces Problems But Is Called 'Sound Gamble'." The Baltimore Sun, 3 December 1950.

The Baltimore Sun, 11 January 1951.

"It Was In The Cards." The Baltimore Sun, 14 January 1951.

"McKeldin Is Dry ... So Are Legislative Palates."  The Record of Montgomery County, 18 January 1951.

"Governor To Get Honorary Degree." The Baltimore Sun, 27 May 1951.

"McKeldin Given 5 Special Degrees." The Baltimore Sun, 13 June 1951.

"Governor Sets Record For Speeches, Degrees." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 15 June 1951.

"On Public Speaking." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 18 January 1952.

"McKeldin The Author Takes Time Off For Autographing." The Baltimore Sun, 24 January 1952.

"All Stops Out, McKeldini's Vocal Organ Blasts 'Potomac Potentates'." The Baltimore Sun, 13 February 1952.

"'Merry-Go-Round' To End For Democrats: McKeldin." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 13 February 1952.

"N.Y. Spotlight On M'Keldin." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 13 February 1952.

"McKeldin Given Honorary Degree." The Baltimore Sun, 27 May 1952.

"Jewish Award Due McKeldin." The Baltimore Sun, 13 November 1952.

"McKeldin Accepts Post." The Baltimore Sun, 15 November 1952.

"McKeldin To Stay On As Governor." The Baltimore Sun, 21 November 1952.

Life Magazine, 26 January 1953, 34.

"Slum Clearance Plan Wins City Highest Honor." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 27 January 1953.

"The Baltimore Plan Is Ready For Appraisal." The Baltimore Sun, 31 January 1953.

Saturday Evening Post, 31 January 1953.

Look Magazine, 10 February 1953, 42.

"Award Is Won By McKeldin." The Baltimore Sun, 25 May 1953.

"A Degree Is Conferred." The Baltimore News-Post, 12 June 1953.

"Film Praising Car Recalled By Governor." The Baltimore Sun, 10 January 1954.

"McKeldin New Big Brother." The Baltimore Sun, 14 January 1954.

"The Case of the Missing 'Gov.'" The Baltimore Evening Sun, 7 May 1954.

"Theodore R. McKeldin." The Baltimore American, 20 June 1954.

"Theodore Roosevelt M'Keldin." The Baltimoe Sun, 20 June 1954.

"McKeldin Given Award by Greeks." The Baltimore Sun, 27 August 1954.

The Baltimore Sun, 4 November 1954.

The Baltimore Sun, 13 January 1955.

"Governor Buys House In City Costing $46,000." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 9 February 1955.

"Odgen Nach Wins TV Guess: It's Teddy In A Calvert Dress." The Baltimore Sun, 5 May 1955.

"A Bronze Bust Honors McKeldin." The Baltimore Sun, 17 June 1955.

"The Governor - In Bronze and on Film." The Baltimore Sun, 21 August 1955.

"Exit the Boss, Enter the Leader." The New York Times Magazine, 15 April 1956.

"McKeldin Given GOP Party Post." The Baltimore Sun, 3 September 1956.

"Books in the News." The Baltimore American, 23 September 1956.

"Governor Takes A Bow On Release Of Book." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 26 September 1956.

"McKeldin's New Book Celebrated." The Baltimore Sun, 27 September 1956.

"McKeldin Given Gold-Plated Telephone On 56th Birthday." The Baltimore Sun, 21 November 1956.

"McKeldin Wins Medallion." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 9 January 1957.

"McKeldin Buys Homeland Home." The Baltimore Sun, 26 April 1958.

"McKeldin Set To Leave For Europe." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 30 April 1958.

"Backroom & Keyholes." Gardens, Houses and People, May 1958.

"The Governor's Trip." The Baltimore Sun, 2 May 1958.

"McKeldin Back, Issues Warning." The Baltimore Sun, 13 August 1958.

"Retirement Not For McKeldin." The Baltimore Sun, 1 September 1958.

"McKeldin Warns Negroes On Task." The Baltimore Sun, 28 September 1958.

"Bigger Than Life-Sized." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 30 December 1958.

"Back To Job For M'Keldin: M'Keldin Back At Law." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 15 January 1959.

"Just Dial VA7-7790: McKeldin Speaking." The Baltimore News-Post, 7 March 1959.

"McKeldin Seen Eying Mayor's Post." The Baltimore Sun, 9 November 1962.

"McKeldin Will Run for Mayor's Post." The Baltimore Sun, 22 December 1962.

"A Round with McKeldin." The Baltimore Sun, 27 April 1963.

"McKeldin Hits 'Bossim' In Campaign." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 13 March 1963.

"McKeldin Inauguration Scheduled Tomorrow." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 20 May 1963.

"M'Keldin Urges New Municipal Center in Inaugural Address." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 21 May 1963.

"McKeldin Sworn In, Calls For Creation Of Muncipal Center." The Baltimore Sun, 22 May 1963.

The Baltimore Sun, 23 May 1963.

"Staff Budget For McKeldin Is Increased By $13,532." The Baltimore Sun, 29 May 1963.

"A Day In The Life Of The Mayor." the Baltimore Evening Sun, 30 January 1964.

"Mayor's Welcomes Are Multi-Lingual." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 9 July 1964.

"Books in Review: Mayor McKeldin's Vision of Baltimore." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 24 July 1964.

"The Old Baltimore Spirit." The Baltimore Sun, 27 September 1964.

"Baltimore: 'No Mean City'." The Christian Science Monitor, 2 January 1965.

"Mayor Ending Vacation of 3 Weeks Abroad." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 29 June 1965.

"McKeldin's Absences Average a Day a Week." The News American, 12 June 1966.

"Mayor Turns Down Job As D.C. Executive." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 23 August 1967.

"He Sings at Breakfast." The Baltimore Sun, 26 November 1967.

"Johnson Appoints McKeldin To Indian Claims Position." The Baltimore Sun, 15 November 1968.

"McKeldin Wins Approval For Indian Position." The Baltimore Sun, 15 January 1969.

"Indian Post For McKeldin Is Withdrawn." The Baltimore Sun, 24 January 1969.

The Baltimore Sun, 31 March 1969.

"Lumbee To Unseat McKeldin On Commission For Indians." The Baltimore Sun, 12 April 1969.

"McKeldin Wins '71 Award." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 27 October 1971.

"McKeldin Rites Tuesday; Body Lies in State." The Baltimore News-American, 11 August 1974.

"McKeldin's Service, Leadership Recalled." The Baltimore News-American, 11 August 1974.

"McKeldin dies at 73 of cancer."  The Baltimore Sun, 11 August 1974.

"A Way to Honor the Memory of Theodore R. McKeldin." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 26 November 1974.

"Teddy McKeldin's Finest Ow-w-ah." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 13 April 1976.

"McKeldin a man of his words." The Baltimore Sun, 14 August 1999.

"So What Did He Do?"  The Washington Post, 22 August 1999.

"Theodore R. McKeldin modernized Maryland." The Baltimore Sun, 31 August 1999.

"Kin of late GOP governor endorse Democrat Townsend."  The Baltimore Sun, 18 July 2002.


Other Sources-

BALTIMORE CITY MAYOR (Inaugural Address of Theodore R. McKeldin) 2nd inauguration, 21 May 1963, MdHR 820501, 2/9/11/34.

Maryland Department of Transportation press release dated May 31, 2005, announcing the dedication of the Baltimore Beltway in honor of Gov. McKeldin.

Maryland Historical Society (McKeldin-Jackson Oral History Collection) Oral History Interview, Theodore R. McKeldin, MS No. 8033.

Maryland State Archives  BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS T1018 - (Estate Papers), 1924-1983, 0/39/5/35.

Maryland State Archives DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS (Death Record)
        MSA S 310-516, 2/23/4/62.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Biographical Files), Governor Theodore R. McKeldin File,
        MSA SC 3520-1484, 2/11/11/10.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Biographical Files), Honolulu Claire Manzer McKeldin File,
        MSA SC 3520-2291, 2/11/11/41.

McKeldin, Theodore R. Baltimore Report:  The Growing Years, 1963-1967.  n.p., n.d.

McKeldin, Theodore R. The Governor Reports, 1951-1958:  How Maryland Met the Challenge of the 1950s.
        Annapolis, 1958.

"The Governor's Reception Room, Maryland State House, Annapolis," pamphlet prepared by the Maryland State Archives.

University of Maryland at College Park Libraries ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS DEPARTMENT (Guide to the Papers of Theodore R. McKeldin).


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