Hall of Records Commission
for a Meeting
at the Maryland State Archives
April 24, 2003
Call to Order by the Chairman
& Introduction of Special Guests
Mr. Russell Morrison
Mrs. Jody Morrison
Mr. Henry A. Rosenberg, Jr.
Mr. Joseph M. Coale III
Reports and Minutes of Previous Meetings
November 25, 2002
Special Meetings and Celebratory Events
Proposed Action: motion of approval of minutes (as amended, if amended),
and recognition of the special meetings of the Commission as defined by
Records Retention and Disposal Schedules
Proposed Action: motion motion of approval of Records Retention
and Disposal Schedules as presented.
How other Archives are faring
Archivist's Report & Staff Activities
(see the Maryland State Archives
for additional details)
U.S. Department of Education Grant
to Study the Underground Railroad in Maryland
Recent Gifts and Acquisitions
Finding Aids, Reference Services, and Publications
Maryland State Archives Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland, by
Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse and Jospeh M. Coale III
Proposed Action by the Commission: Resolution of appreciation
to Henry A. Rosenberg, Jr. for his support of the Maryland State Archives
Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland.
Education and Outreach
Courses taught and lectures given by State Archivist (see prior resolution
March 10: Multimedia presentation on Remembering
What Our Grandparents Did for Us: The Sacrifices of the World War
II Generation at The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented
September 10: Judicial Institute course on Maryland Legal History
in the post-Revolutionary Era (rescheduled from April 9);
Fall 2003: Legal History Seminar: Building
Baltimore to be taught at University of Maryland School of Law;
Spring 2004: Race and the Law: The Maryland Experience to
be taught with Larry Gibson at University of Maryland School of Law.
Commission to Coordinate the Study, Commemoration, and Impact of Slavery's
History and Legacy in Maryland
March 26: Lecture to Elderhostel group on Portraying Annapolis:
Artists Working in Maryland's Capitol Annapolis from 1750-1900, by
Elaine Rice Bachmann, Curator of the Commission on Artistic Property.
Summer Internship Program
Proposed Commission action: Resolution of Appreciation
for providing funds for the 2003 Internship Program to Morgan State University,
Department of Health and Mental Hygine Spring Grove Hospital Center and
the Moss Family Foundation.
Forthcoming special meetings of the Commission & events of interest
April 25: Dr. Papenfuse to serve as panel participant in The Future
of Civil Rights Research - A Program to Commemorate the Re-Opening
of the Thurgood Marshall Law Library;
April 28: Reinstallation of portrait of Blair Lee III in the Governor's
April 30: Dr. Papenfuse to attend the Administrative Law Section
Annual Spring Dinner: The Governor's Emergency Powers.
Speech by Judge Wilner;
May 5: Dr. Papenfuse to address the Maryland Circuit Court Clerk's
Association meeting on the Land Records ELROI/Archives project in Ocean
May 8: Dr. Papenfuse to meet with Janet Owens, County Executive for
Anne Arundel County, re: Public Records of Anne Arundel County;
May 15: Dr. Papenfuse to address the China Burma India (CBI) Veterans
group of WWII re: role of the State Archivist and MSA at Kaufmann's
Restaurant (rescheduled from February 20 due to inclement weather);
May 13 and October 21: Dr. Papenfuse to attend a Governor's Consulting
Committee Meeting on Historic Sites;
May 21: Dr. Papenfuse to host Mr. & Mrs. Russ Morrison and the
Kent County Historical Society to include a tour of the Archives.
Administrative & Fiscal Matters
Building Maintenance/New Facilities/Space Needs:
DGS plan for the grounds;
December 18: BPW meeting, agenda item re: Archives'
January 21: Dr. Papenfuse's demonstration to
the House Judiciary budget subcommittee of land records operation, in the
Anne Arundel County courthouse;
February 5: Dr.
Papenfuse's testimony on HB
92 (Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund - Funding and
Duration) by the House Appropriations Committee, Howard P. Rawlings,
February 6: Dr.
Papenfuse's testimony on SB
136 (Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund - Funding and
Duration) by the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, Brian E. Frosh,
February 13: Dr.
Papenfuse's testimony on SB
43 (Designating the Thoroughbred horse as the State horse) by the Senate
Judicial Proceedings Committee, Brian E. Frosh, Chair and sponsored by
Senator Leo E. Green;
March 6: Dr. Papenfuse's
testimony on HB
887 ( Real Property - Abandoned Land - Certificate of Reservation for Public
Use) before the Environmental Matters Committee, Del. Maggie McIntosh,
Chair, re: DNR's efforts to acquire Greenridge State Forest.
Budget Issues, Past, Present and Future:
Memorandums of Understanding (MOU)
At the call of the Chair for sometime in late fall
Edward C. Papenfuse
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