Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Blair Lee III (1916-1985)
MSA SC 3520-1491


Speeches -

Opening Remarks from Second Conference on Maryland History: "Family, Community, Preservation: History, Sources, Methods."   ( Maryland State Archives: Annapolis, Maryland), 24 May 1978.

Books -

Maryland Manual, 1971-1972. Annapolis, MD:  The Hall of Records Commission, 1972.

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

Walsh, Richard and William Lloyd Fox, eds.  Maryland:  A History.  Annapolis:  The Hall of Records Commission, 1983.

Who's Who in the East, 16th Ed., 1977-1978. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1977.

Articles -

"Clan Patriarch Stands Firm in Chaos of Change."  The Washington Post, 23 November 1973.

"Blair Lee III:  Md. Patrician Attains New Pinnacle Of Prominence in Powerful Career."  The Washington Post, 6 June 1976.

"Mandel Transfers His Powers as Governor to Lee." The Washington Post, 5 June 1977.

"Blair Lee III; New Pinnacle of Prominence for Lee." The Washington Post, 6 June 1977.

"Editorial: The Mandel-Lee Transition." The Washington Post, 7 June 1977.

"Acting Gov. Lee Declares End to Md. Scandal Era." The Washington Post, 10 June 1977.

"Blair Lee Wants No Modifier Before His 'Governor' Title." The Washington Post, 7 August 1977.

"Regaining 'Old Image' Top Lee Priority." The Washington Post, 24 August 1977.

"Editorial: The Governor-in-Waiting." The Washington Post, 25 August 1977.

"Lee Won't Ask Mandel To Resign." The Washington Post, 26 August 1977.

"The Pajama Game, Starring Blair Lee III." The Washington Post, 28 October 1977.

"Lee Revives Traditional New Year's Day Reception." The Washington Post, 2 January 1978.

"Blair Lee: From Flippant to Formal." The Washington Post, 19 January 1978.

"Lee: Breaking a Tradition." The Washington Post, 6 March 1978.

"Blair Experience III." The Washington Post, 28 August 1978.

"Lee: Bearer of Family Tradition." The Washington Post, 29 August 1978.

"Lee Woos Md. Women With Wine, Cheese, Paper." The Washington Post, 31 August 1978.

"THE LOSERS; Understated Style Keyed Lee Defeat." The Washington Post, 14 September 1978.

"Lee Poured $250,000 Into Race." The Washington Post, 4 October 1978.

"Lee's Mood Deflated After Loss." The Washington Post, 5 October 1978.

"Lee Finds Transition Role Suits Him." The Washington Post, 7 January 1979.

"A Tale of Three Governors, Or Who's Running the State?" The Washington Post, 14 January 1979.

"Mandel to Reveal His Plans Today At News Session." The Washington Post, 15 January 1979.

"Mandel Resumes Office, Begins a 45-Hour Reign." The Washington Post, 16 January 1979.

"Blair Lee III, successor to Mandel, is dead at 69."  The Baltimore Sun, 27 October 1985.

"Blair Lee III, Former Acting Governor Of Maryland and Noted Politician, Dies." The Washington Post, 27 October 1985.

"Editorial: Blair Lee III." The Washington Post, 29 October 1985.

"A Service for a Son of History." The Washington Post, 30 October 1985.

"Honoring a man of rare eloquence." The Baltimore Sun, 27 April 2003.

"Acting governor's portrait hung with others in State House." The Baltimore Sun, 29 April 2003.

"Former acting governor honored." The Capital, 29 April 2003.

Lee, Blair. "My Maryland: If portraits could talk." The Gazette, 2 May 2003.

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