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was a large group ably led by Dr. Jean Stephenson and Dr. Frank E.
Dr. Radoff attended the seminar in Maryland History conducted
by Dr. Kent Roberts Greenfield as a regular part of the program of
the Maryland Historical Society. The seminar met only once during the
year on March 31, 1965.
On June 11, 1965 the companion Institute of American Uni-
versity, "Modern Archives," journeyed to Annapolis accompanied by
Dr. Frank B. Evans. Dr. Radoff and Mr. Skordas lectured to the group.
The Indexing Projects for Historic Annapolis began June 14, 1965.
This activity is financed by a grant of $5,000 from the State of Mary-
land. It is composed of four or five graduate students and a director.
In general, the work consists of indexing Anne Arundel County and
Annapolis City records in the Hall of Records.
Mr. Skordas, in addition to assisting in the Genealogical and
Modern Archives Institutes, substituted for the Archivist as guest lec-
turer at the Seminar for Historical Administration at Colonial Williams-
burg. The subject for his lecture was "The Role of Libraries and
Archival Institutions." Mr. Skordas spoke on July 1, 1964.
On January 7, 1965, Professors John McCleary and George
Beishong accompanied their history classes of Towson State College
on a visit to the Hall of Records where our work was explained to the
students who were then taken on a tour of the building by Mr. Skordas.
The National Archives sponsored a Symposium on Paperwork
and Copy Equipment in Washington, November 16-17, 1964 which
Mr. Beach and Mr. Brown attended. The National Archives also
sponsored a Symposium on Forms Management which proved to be
beneficial for the work of Mr. Brown and Mr. Straubinger. This sym-
posium took place on May 24, 1965.
Mr. Brown completed a course in Principles of Public Administra-
tion at the American University. Mr. Brown is a candidate for the M.A.
VISITS AND VISITORS
We are understandably pleased when we have a large number
of visitors to the Hall of Records. It is especially pleasant when so
many of them are serious scholars, bent on deriving maximum benefit