Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Spiro T. Agnew (1918-1996)
MSA SC 3520-1486
Governor of Maryland, 1967-1969
Vice President of the U.S., 1969-1973


Books -

Burdette, Franklin L., ed.  Addresses & State Papers of Governor Agnew. 2 Vols.  Annapolis:  State of Maryland, 1975.

Callcott, George H. Maryland and America: 1940 to 1980.  Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985).

Cohen, Richard M.  Heartbeat Away: The Investigation and Resignation of Vice President: Spiro T. Agnew.  New
        York:  The Viking Press, 1974.

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

Lucas, Jim G. Agnew: Profile in Conflict.  New York: Charles Scribners' Sons, 1970.

Maryland Manual 1957-1958.  Annapolis, MD: Hall of Records Commission, 1958.

Maryland Manual 1967-1968.  Annapolis, MD: Hall of Records Commission, 1968.

Pinchot, Ann. Where He Stands: The Life and Convictions of Spiro T. Agnew.  New York: Hawthorn Books, 1968.

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

Newspaper articles -

Baltimore Sun, 8 November 1962.

The Washington Post, 9 November 1966.

Baltimore Evening Sun, 9 November 1966.

"Renovation For Agnew Speeded," Baltimore Sun, 30 June 1967.

Bennett, Stephen A. "Fees, Photograph Mix-Up Mar Mansion's Inspection," Baltimore Sun, 16 October 1967.

Fitzgerald, Gerald A. "Agnew's Share of Land Auctioned," Baltimore Sun, 1 November 1967.

Dunn, Linda. "First Family in Refurbished Mansion," Baltimore Sun, 2 November 1967.

Washington Evening Star, 8 August 1968.

The Sun, 9 August 1968.

The Evening Sun, 9 August 1968.

Newsweek, 7 October 1968.

The Sun, 8 January 1969.

The Washington Post, 8 January 1969.

The Evening Star, 8 January 1969.

The Baltimore News-American, 23 February 1969.

Wills, Garry.  "For God So Loves Spiro Agnew That He Made Him Vice-President."  Esquire, February 1969(?check year).

The Evening Star, 3 April 1969.

Baltimore News-American, 9 August 1970.

News American, 9 August 1970.

Agnew's Statement to the Court, reprinted in U.S. News & World Report, 22 October 1973.

Newsweek, 22 October 1973.

"Spiro Agnew Tells His Side of the Story," U.S. News & World Report, 29 October 1973.

"Spiro portrait popular," The Evening Capital, 3 January 1975.

"Agnew still shrouded in cloud of mystery," The Evening Capital, 9 July 1975.

"Some Agnew papers turned over to judge," The Evening Capital, 10 January 1976.

"Judge to receive Agnew file," The Evening Capital, 11 January 1976.

"Agnew and agent:  They both fell from the top," The Evening Capital, 16 January 1976.

"Justice Dept. frees new set of Agnew files," The Evening Capital, 24 January 1976.

"'I am not a crook,'" The Evening Capital, 30 January 1976.

"State House purge sinks Agnew," The Baltimore Sun, 1 December 1979.

"Agnew's portrait taken off the wall," The Evening Sun, 1 December 1979.

Baltimore Sun, 13 December 1979.

"Agnew Revival in Maryland," The New York Times, 10 February 1995.

Baer, Susan and Thomas W. Waldron. "Agnew makes bittersweet return," Baltimore Sun, 25 May 1995.

Witcover, Jules. "Good word for vice presidency offered," Baltimore Sun, 25 May 1995.

"Spiro T. Agnew, ex-vice president, dies in Md. at 77," The Baltimore Sun, 18 September 1996.

"Spiro Agnew dead at 77." Evening Capital (Annapolis), 18 September 1996.

Stuckey, Tom. "Agnew's death rekindles sad Md. memories." Evening Capital (Annapolis), 19 September 1996.

"Spiro T. Agnew: A tragic career." Evening Capital (Annapolis), 19 September 1996.

"Nixon Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Dies," The Washington Post, 19 September 1996.

"Agnew's Meteoric Career Began Brightly in Md.," The Washington Post, 19 September 1996.

"Agnew laid quietly to rest.' Evening Capital (Annapolis), 22 September 1996.

Other Sources-

Inaugural Address of Governor Spiro T. Agnew, State House, Annapolis, January 25, 1967, n.p., n.d.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Legislative History Project), Governor Spiro T. Agnew File, MSA SC 3520-1486, 2/11/11/10.

National Archives and Records Administration (Nixon Presidential Materials Project) Letter to Spiro T. Agnew About His Decision To Resign as Vice President, October 10, 1973.

Packet of information relating to the restoration of Spiro T. Agnew's portrait to the Governor's Reception Room in April, 1995.

Republican National Committee, Public Relations Division. Official Biography, Spiro T. Agnew.

Senate Journal, 1968.

Statement by Governor Spiro T. Agnew, Subject:  Bowie State College, March 30, 1968.

"The Governor's Reception Room, Maryland State House, Annapolis," pamphlet prepared by the Maryland State Archives.

University of Maryland Libraries, Archives and Manuscripts Department, Papers of Spiro T. Agnew.

Return to Spiro T. Agnew's introductory page

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