Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Helen Avalynne Gibson Tawes (1898-1989)
MSA SC 3520-2292
First Lady of Maryland, 1959-1967


Maryland State Archives -
Excerpts from SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (The Lillian Nutt Collection) MSA SC 4956.
 

Governor and Mrs. Tawes' holiday greeting
Governor and Mrs. Tawes' holiday greeting card on Government House stationary
From the Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956

Letter from Helen Tawes to Lillian Nutt, undated
Letter from Helen Avalynne Tawes to Lillian Nutt, undated
From the Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956


Letter from Helen Avalynne Tawes to Lillian Nutt of 30 September 1988
in which Mrs. Tawes comments on Government House.  She writes, "I and
everyone I talk to are so disgusted with what they are doing to Gov. House
and the terrible waste of money, they must be crazy."
From the Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956

Letter of May 1989 from Helen Avalynne Tawes to Lillian Nutt                        Letter of May 1989 from Helen Avalynne Tawes to Lillian Nutt.
Letter from Helen Avalynne Tawes to Lillian Nutt of May 1989                ...rise up in protest.  The three governors Agnew, Hughes and
in which Mrs. Tawes comments on Government House.  She                    Schaefer should be held responsible.  One person can't do it,
writes, "Lillian!  It makes me so mad when I read and see what                you have to have a groupe [sic]."
they have done to Gov. House.  They have ruined it inside and                From the Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956
outside.  Someone should be sued for allowing that to be done.
The people should...
 

Letter from Helen Avalynne Tawes to Lillian Nutt                        
Undated letter from Helen Avalynne Tawes to Lillian Nutt                        ..."I never did like that name either. They should never [have]
in which Mrs. Tawes comments on Government House.                          changed the name from Governor's Mansion.  McKeldon [sic]
She writes, "I try not to think too much of what they have                        did that.  It makes me sick, why can't they leave things alone?
done to Gov. House."...                                                                          If they would just spend that time doing something worth while."
                                                                                                              From the Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956

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