Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Thomas Swann (1809-1883)
MSA SC 3520-1464



The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Baltimore:  National
        Biographical Publishing Company, 1879.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 239-240.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-1989.  Bicentennial Edition.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989.
        Biographical sketch on p. 1899.

Buchholz, Heinrich. Governors of Maryland From the Revolution to the Year 1908.  Baltimore:  Williams and Wilkins, 1908.

Coyle, Wilbur F.  The Mayors of Baltimore.  Reprinted in The Baltimore Municipal Journal, 1919.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 93-98.

Dictionary of American Biography. Vol. IX.  New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 237-238.

Eisenberg, Gerson G.  Marylanders Who Served the Nation:  A Biographical Dictionary of Federal Officials from Maryland.
        Annapolis:  The Maryland State Archives, 1992.
        Biographical sketch on p. 214.

Mayer, Brantz.  Baltimore: Past and Present, with Biographical Sketches of Its Representative Men.  Baltimore:  Richardson and Bennett, 1871.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 493-498.

Papenfuse, Edward C., et al. Archives of Maryland: An Historical List.  Annapolis: Maryland State Archives, 1990.

Reynolds, Clifford P. Biographical Directory of the American Congress 1774-1989.  U. S. Government
        Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1989.

White, Frank F., Jr. The Governors of Maryland 1777-1970.  Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission, 1970.

Wilmer, L. Allison, et al. History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-65. Vol. 2.  Baltimore: Press of
        Guggenheimer Weil & Co., 1899.

Newspaper articles-

"Gov. Swann's Marriage."  The New York Times, 21 June 1878.

"Ex-Governor Swann Dying."  The Baltimore Sun, 24 July 1883.

"The Death of Governor Swann at 'Marvin' Last Evening." The Baltimore Sun, 25 July 1883.

"The Late Governor Swann."  The Baltimore Sun, 27 July 1883.

Archival sources-

BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Marriage Licenses) 1834 MSA CM 174 Microfilm Roll WK1397-98-1.

Inaugural Address of Hon. Thomas Swann, Governor Elect of Maryland, Delivered in the Senate Chamber,
Annapolis, January 11th, 1868.

Message of the Executive of Maryland, to the General Assembly of Maryland, 1858.

Message of Governor Swann to the General Assembly of Maryland, at the Extra Session, January 1866.  Annapolis, 1866.

Message of Governor Swann, to the General Assembly of Maryland, at Its Regular Session, 1867.  Annapolis, 1867.

Web sources -

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-Present.  "Swann, Thomas, 1809-1883.

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