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Fourteenth Annual Report of the Archivist of the Hall of Records, FY 1949
Volume 451, Page 13   View pdf image (33K)
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Affairs, Newark, New Jersey; Edgar Langsdorf, Archivist, Kansas Histori-
cal Society, Topeka, Kansas; Robert W. Lovett, Assistant in Archives,
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Isidore S. Meyer, Libra-
rian; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, New York; Elisabeth
Reu, Librarian and Archivist, Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque,
Iowa; Julia H. Behringer, Filing Supervisor, Long Island, New York; Luta
M. Sewell, Records Coordinator, Colonial Williamsburg, Inc., Williams-
burg, Virginia; Elisabeth F. Sharp, Files Consultant, Workmen's Compen-
sation Board, New York, New York; Blanche A. Girard, Society of the
Cincinnati, Washington, D. C.; William F. Burton, Chief, Division of
Archives and Manuscripts, Department of Archives and History, Raleigh,
North Carolina.


At the request of the St. John's College, the Archivist arranged for
a course to be given in the history of Annapolis at the Hall of Records.
The purpose of this course was to give those residents of this area who
might be interested an opportunity to prepare themselves for the Annap-
olis Tercentenary. The class met weekly from January 31 through May 2.
The lectures on political, economic, archival, and governmental history
were given by members of the staff of the Hall of Records, two by the
Archivist, two by Mr. Skordas, and three by Mr. Thomas. The history of
the St. John's College was given by Dr. Ford K. Brown, the history of the
United States Naval Academy by Professor E. B. Potter. The Colonial
houses were discussed by Mr. Orlando Ridout IV, and "Whitehall" was
made the subject of a special lecture offered by Mr. Charles Scarlett, Jr.
The religious history of Annapolis was outlined briefly by Mr. John P.


Mr. Skordas reviewed for The American Archivist (XII, 299) a
booklet prepared by the Eastman Kodak Company called Storage of Micro-
films, Sheet Films and Prints (Safety Film Base and Paper Base Materials
Only.) Mr. Thomas reviewed for the same journal (XII, 77) the Annual
Report on Historical Collections University of Virginia Library. Sixteenth
and Seventeenth for the Years 1945 to 1947. He also reviewed for the
Quarterly Booklist of the Library of Congress (V, 290) the new Guide
to the Records in the Rational Archives. The Archivist prepared an
article on the care of Maryland Records which was printed in the Rich-


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