Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Helen Avalynne Gibson Tawes (1898-1989)
MSA SC 3520-2292
First Lady of Maryland, 1959-1967


Newspaper/Magazine Articles -

The Baltimore Sun, 19 July 1989.

The Baltimore Sun, 24 April 1995.

Bishop, Audrey. "Maryland's First Family."  The Baltimore Sun Magazine, 16 March 1959.

"Former First Lady Avalynne Tawes dies at her home," source unknown.  Lillian Nutt Collection, MSA SC 4956.

"Helen Avalynne Tawes is dead at 90."  The Baltimore Sun, 19 July 1989.

"J. Millard Tawes: What His Day is Like Now."  The Baltimore Sun Magazine, 8 April 1979, 6.

"Mrs. Tawes Didn't Put Herself in the Picture."  The Baltimore Sun, 24 April 1995.

Pollak, Richard.  "Portraits of Five Maryland First Ladies Being Unveiled."  The Baltimore Sun, 18 December 1961.

"Portraits of First Ladies and Official Hostesses of Maryland from the State Collection." (Annapolis: The Maryland Commission on Artistic Property, 1995).

Reppert, Ralph. "The Happy Days of Millard Tawes."  The Sun Magazine, 8 October 1967, 19-22.

Moore, Dick.  "Maryland's Former First Lady Is Turning 90." The Daily Times, 9 October 1988.

"Her crab cakes were renowned." The Baltimore Sun, 7 August 2000.

Other Materials -

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

"The Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden: A Self-Guided Tour of Maryland." Maryland: Department of Natural Resources, 1975.

"House Resolution No. 28," Journal of Proceedings of the House of Delegates of Maryland. (February 1964) MdHR 82 #01154/01157,
02/01/06/37, 317.

Letter from Betty G. Hocker to Frances Hughes Glendening, 18 April 1995, MSA SC 1138-2292-2252.

Dillon, Conley H., ed. Messages, Addresses, and Public Papers of  J. Millard Tawes.  Annapolis:  The State of Maryland, 1967.

Wilson, Woodrow T., Crisfield, Maryland 1676-1976.  Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1977.

Journal of Proceedings of the House of Delegates of Maryland, February Session, 1964.  MD:  Kings Brothers, Inc, 1964.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (The Lillian Nutt Collection) MSA SC 4956.

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