Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

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

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Helen Avalynne Gibson Tawes by Stanislav Rembski
1961, Maryland Commission on Artistic Property
Maryland State Archives, MSA SC 1545-1217.
 
 
 
 
 


Helen Avalynne Gibson Tawes by Stanislav Rembski
1961, Maryland Commission on Artistic Property
Maryland State Archives, MSA SC 1545-1217


Mrs. Tawes and artist Stanislav Rembski with portraits of Mrs. McKeldin and Mrs. Tawes, 1966.
MSA SC 4494-1-1


Dorothy Byron Lane, Honolulu McKeldin and Helen Tawes with artist Stanislav Rembski, 1966.
MSA SC 4494-1-2
 
Photo of Frances Hughes Glendening by R. Lippenholtz , MSA SC 4494
First Lady Frances Glendening in Government House with
portrait of former First Lady Helen Tawes, 1995
MSA SC 1545-1217.

Governor and Mrs. Tawes' Christmas and New Years' card on Government
House stationary.  Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956.

Governor McKeldin with Helen Tawes, unidentified woman, and J. Millard
Tawes when Tawes was sworn in as state comptroller, 1955.
Marion Edwin Warren Photograph Collection.
MSA SC 1890-02-13659.
Governor and Mrs. Tawes
Governor and Mrs. Tawes in the dining room of Government House, 1959.
Marion Edwin Warren Photograph Collection.  MSA SC 1890-02-13664.
Mrs. Tawes with Democratic Club
Mrs. Tawes with the Alban W. Barkley Democratic Club in Government 
House, 1959.  Marion Edwin Warren Photograph Collection. 
MSA SC 1890-02-13671.

Helen Tawes autographing a cookbook, ca. 1964.
Maryland State Archives, MSA SC 4494-1-5.
(First Ladies Photograph Collection)
Courtesy, J. Millard Tawes Museum

Helen Tawes cooking terrapin, ca. 1960, Photograph
Maryland State Archives, MSA SC 4494-1-6.
(First Ladies Photograph Collection)
Courtesy, J. Millard Tawes Museum, Crisfield
Click here for Mrs. Tawes' famous terrapin soup recipe.
Tawes cookbook cover
My Favorite Maryland Recipes, by Helen Tawes
Centerville:  Tidewater Publishers, 1997.
MSA SC 4494-1-28.
Click here for Mrs. Tawes' crab-burger recipe.


Mrs. Tawes and unidentified guests
MSA SC 4494-1-11
Courtesy of the Tawes Museum, Crisfield, Maryland


Mrs. Tawes with Lady Bird Johnson (to her immediate right) in a receiving line
MSA SC 4494-1-7
Courtesy of the Tawes Museum, Crisfield, Maryland

Mrs. Tawes at the electric organ in Government House
Photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine
MSA SC 4494-1-13
Courtesy of the Tawes Museum, Crisfield, Maryland

"J. Millard Tawes and his wife, Avalynne Gibson Tawes"
Former Governor and First Lady of Maryland.
Printed in Woodrow T. Wilson, Crisfield, Maryland 1676-1976
Baltimore:  Gateway press, Inc. 1977.

Mrs. Tawes at piano
Mrs. Tawes at piano in Government House, February 9, 1962. 
Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Stu Whelan, Photographer, Collection) MSA SC 2181-02-195A.
Mrs. Tawes in Government House
Mrs. Tawes underneath her official portrait on stairwell in Government House, February 9, 1962. Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Stu Whelan, Photographer, Collection) MSA SC 2181-02-212B.

Mrs. Tawes in Government House
Mrs. Tawes reading a book in Government House, February 9, 1962. 
Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Stu Whelan, Photographer, Collection) MSA SC 2181-02-212C.
Tawes family
Portrait of Tawes Family, July 8, 1966.
Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Stu Whelan, Photographer, Collection) MSA SC 2181-43-263.

Governor and Mrs. Tawes with naval officers
MSA SC 4494-1-10
Courtesy of the Tawes Museum, Crisfield, Maryland

Mrs. Tawes presenting a trophy to a child on horseback
MSA SC 4494-1-9
Courtesy of the Tawes Museum, Crisfield, Maryland
 


Mrs. Tawes and Mrs. Honolulu McKeldin (on her immediate left) with an unidentified guest.  MSA SC 4494-1-8.
Courtesy of the Tawes Museum, Crisfield, Maryland.

Governor and Mrs. Tawes plant a tree at the Tawes Garden dedication, 1977.
MSA SC 4494-1-12.
Courtesy of the Tawes Museum, Crisfield, Maryland.
Mrs. Tawes and family, late 1980s
Mrs. Tawes and family, late 1980s
Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956.
 

Mrs. Tawes in her Crisfield home, late 1980s
Mrs. Tawes in her Crisfield home, late 1980s
Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956.

Sketch of "Miramar," home of Governor and Mrs. Tawes.
Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956.

Sketch of home of Governor and Mrs. Tawes.
Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956.

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