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The Hall of Records Commission is an ex officio body created by
Chapter 18 of the Acts of 1935 to collect and preserve the historical
records of Maryland and to encourage research and investigation in
the history of the Province and State. Since passage of this Act, addi-
tional responsibilities and duties have been assigned to the Hall of
Records Commission and thereby to the staff of the Hall of Records:
to administer the Records Management Program for State and county
governmental agencies; to compile and distribute the MARYLAND
MANUAL; and to supervise the microfilming of current land records
for its files and for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation.
The Hall of Records has been made a depository for all publications
of State Agencies, and its staff microfilms the Proceedings of the
General Assembly at the close of each legislative day. The Hall of
Records Commission acts as the historical agency of the State. It par-
ticipates in the planning and conduct of historical celebrations, the
restoration of monuments and houses and the search for historical data
necessary for the conduct of the State's business. (Article 54, Chapters

On January 25, 1967 the Archivist assumed the duties of the
Commissioner of the Land Office and Land Patents as provided for
by Chapters 488 and 489 of the Acts of 1966.

The members of the Hall of Records Commission for fiscal year
1968 and the offices which entitled them to membership were the

Chief Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland:

HONORABLE HALL HAMMOND, Chairman........... Annapolis

President of St. John's College:

DR. RICHARD D. WEIGLE, Vice Chairman........... Annapolis

Governor of Maryland:

HONORABLE SPIRO T. AGNEW .................... Annapolis

Comptroller of the Treasury:

HONORABLE LOUIS L. GOLDSTEIN ............ Prince Frederick

President of the Maryland Historical Society:

COL. WILLIAM BAXTER .......................... Baltimore


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