Hall of Records Commission

for a Meeting 
at the Maryland State Archives
Electronic Classroom
12 Noon 
November 25, 2002

Call to Order by the Chairman

Attendees and Introduction of Special Guests

Reports and Minutes of Previous Meetings

Records Retention and Disposal Schedules

Old Business

  • How other Archives are faring
  • Archivist's Report & Staff Activities

         (see the Maryland State Archives Bulldog for additional details)
  • June 26:  Dr. Papenfuse participated in Maryland Municipal League Conference, Preserving Municipal History, in Ocean City, MD;
  • July 26:  Dr. Papenfuse addressed the Council of Geographic Names Authorities, Where is Watkins Point?, at the Inner Harbor Hyatt Regency;
  • August 9:  Shaanxi Provincial Archives delegation visited the Archives;
  • September 11:  Delegation of China State Archives Bureau, Inner Mongolian Archives Management System visited the Archives;
  • September 26-28:  Dr. Papenfuse represented Judge Robert M. Bell at the fifth annual meeting of state and federal court historical society administrators and trustees held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) in Portland, Oregon;
  • September 29:  Dr. Papenfuse addressed the Baltimore County Genealogical Society on the occasion of their 25th anniversary, The Future of the Maryland State Archives, at the White Marsh Hilton Inn ($500 donation to the Endowment Fund);
  • October 3:  MPT Advisory Board meeting re:  "Maryland's Roots";
  • October 11-13:  Dr. Papenfuse attended expenses paid conference in Hofgeismar, Germany and presented on Salvaging the Nearly Lost Art of Constitution Making: Documenting the Documents;
  • November 4:  Dr. Papenfuse addressed Russian journalists here to observe the electoral process;
  • November 21:  Dr. Papenfuse addressed the Baltimore Bibliophiles re:  new map book and the future of electronic archives at the Johns Hopkins Club;
  • November 25:  Dr. Papenfuse addressed Anne Arundel County K-12 media specialists re:  Aftermath of Glory and From Segregation to Integration document packets at the Carver Center.
  • Forthcoming special meetings of the Commission & events of interest

  • December 2002:  Three-member delegation from Inner Mongolia, P.R. China, to visit the Archives;
  • December 3, 2002:  Groundbreaking for the new Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture;
  • December 4, 2002:  Reference and Research Advisory Committee meeting;
  • December 6, 2002:  Archives of Maryland Online Advisory Board meeting;
  • February 20, 2003:  Dr. Papenfuse to address the China Burma India (CBI) Veterans group of WWII re:  role of the State Archivist and MSA at Snyder's Willow Grove Restaurant;
  • April 3-6, 2003:  Dr. Papenfuse to present the necessity of consortium efforts for web based documents in the midst of budget cuts at the OAH Convention in Memphis, TN (OAH to provide air travel).
  • Recent Gifts and Acquisitions

    Finding Aids, Reference Services, and Publications

    Research & Education

    Administrative & Fiscal Matters

    Next meeting

    Spring meeting at the call of the Chair


    Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse
    State Archivist

    Maryland State Archives

    350 Rowe Boulevard
    Annapolis, Maryland 21401

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