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[Color photograph of Search Room at State Archives] Edward C. Papenfuse, Ph.D., State Archivist & Commissioner of Land Patents

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Search Room, State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland, December 1999. Photo by Hillary Thomas.


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    State Archives, Hall of Records Building, Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, Maryland, 1997. Photo by James Hefelfinger (Hefelfinger Collection, MSA SC 1885-734-7, Maryland State Archives).


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    ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

    STATE ARCHIVES

    (D60A1001, formerly 23.01.10.01)
    FY2001 appropriation: $3,721,935
    FY2001 authorized positions: 45
    Edward C. Papenfuse, Ph.D., State Archivist & Commissioner of Land Patents (410) 260-6403
    e-mail: edp@mdarchives.state.md.us

    Kathleen K. Beard, Administrative Assistant & Office Manager (410) 260-6401

        COUNSEL
        Richard E. Israel, Counsel (410) 946-5600

    HALL OF RECORDS COMMISSION

    Secretary: Edward C. Papenfuse, Ph.D., State Archivist (410) 260-6403

    Chair (chosen by Commission): Robert M. Bell, Chief Judge, Court of Appeals

    Appointed by Senate President: Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr.

    Appointed by House Speaker: Mary A. Conroy

    Ex officio: Robert M. Bell, Chief Judge, Court of Appeals; William Donald Schaefer, Comptroller of Maryland; Richard N. Dixon, State Treasurer; Peta N. Richkus, Secretary of General Services; Donald N. Langenberg, Ph.D., Chancellor, University System of Maryland; Earl S. Richardson, Ed.D., President, Morgan State University; William R. Brody, M.D., Ph.D., President, The Johns Hopkins University; Christopher B. Nelson, J.D., President, St. John's College; Stanard T. Klinefelter, Esq., President, Maryland Historical Society.

    COMMISSION ON ARTISTIC PROPERTY

    Appointed by State Archivist with Governor's approval:
    Matthew P. Lalumia, Esq., Chair

    Alan Fern, Ph.D.; Sara Barker Hanan; Michael D. Humphries; Gerald W. Johnson, D.M.A.; Ina F. Kay; Antonio T. Mendez; Francoise Yohalem.

    Ex officio: Christopher Brownell, Director, Academy of the Arts (Easton); Arnold Lehman, Director, Baltimore Museum of Art; Dennis A. Fiori, Director, Maryland Historical Society; Frederick Lazarus IV, President, Maryland Institute College of Art; Robert Sirota, Director, Peabody Institute; Gary Vikan, Director, Walters Art Gallery; Jean Woods, Director, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

    DEPUTY STATE ARCHIVIST

    Christopher N. Allan, Deputy State Archivist (410) 260-6402
    e-mail: chrisa@mdarchives.state.md.us

          REFERENCE & RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE
          Contact: Christopher E. Haley (410) 260-6435

          Appointed by State Archivist to 3-year terms: Beatriz B. Hardy; Lamere Hennessee; Ann Jensen; Paul D. Jung; Rebecca F. Miller; Frank Potter. Terms expire 2001.

          Alice W. Anderson; Patricia Dockman Anderson; Helyn Hatton Collison; Dianne Feldman; Stephen V. Hales; John Lyon; Richard E. Johnson; Harry K. Smith. Terms expire 2003.

          Ex officio (nonvoting): participating Archives staff

          FRIENDS OF THE ARCHIVES
          Vacancy, President (410) 260-6403

          ELECTRONIC IMAGING
          Joyce A. Riddle, Imaging Specialist (410) 260-6415

          MICROFILM & PHOTOGRAPHY
          Shirley B. Salisbury (410) 260-6415

        INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
        Vacancy (410) 260-6431

        MARYLAND DEPOSIT INSURANCE FUND (MDIF) COLLECTION
        Doris A. Byrne (410) 260-6423

        PROCESSING
        Dawn Steeley (410) 260-6434

        APPRAISAL (410) 260-6448

        DESCRIPTION (410) 260-6448

        FINDING AIDS (410) 260-6448

        ACCOUNTING
        L. Jean Schaefer, Assistant Director (410) 260-6481

        BUDGET
        Van A. Lewis, Director (410) 260-6405

        ELECTRONIC ARCHIVES
        Wei Yang, Director (410) 260-6462

        PROGRAMMING & COMPUTER SYSTEMS
        Diane S. (Betsy) Bodziak, Director (410) 260-6436

        WEB MANAGEMENT
        Lynne MacAdam, Director (410) 260-6424

        ARCHIVAL ASSISTANTS (410) 260-6442

        DOCUMENTS FOR THE CLASSROOM
        (410) 260-6442

        ELECTRONIC REFERENCE (410) 260-6442

        MAIL & TELEPHONE REFERENCE (410) 260-6442

        RESEARCH (410) 260-6442

        VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
        Contact: Christopher E. Haley (410) 260-6442

        COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT
        Nancy M. Bramucci (410) 260-6446

        MARYLAND ADVISORY BOARD SUPPORT FOR
        NATIONAL HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS & RECORDS COMMISSION (NHPRC)
        Nancy M. Bramucci, Deputy Coordinator (410) 260-6446

        PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTIONS
        Robert W. Schoeberlein, Curator (410) 260-6447


    DEFUNCT UNITS

    ADMINISTRATION
    Renamed in May 1999 as Accounting and Personnel.

    APPRAISAL & CONSERVATION
    Reorganized as Acquisition and Conservation in May 1999, when appraisal functions were assigned to Appraisal and Description.

    APPRAISAL & SCHEDULING
    Under Acquisition and Conservation, functions assigned to Inventory Management, and to Appraisal and Description in May 1999.

    EDUCATION, OUTREACH, & ARTISTIC PROPERTY
    In May 1999, reorganized as Artistic Property and Public Outreach.

    IMAGING SERVICES
    Abolished in May 1999. Functions assigned to Acquisition and Conservation

    SEARCH ROOM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    Renamed Reference and Research Advisory Committee in March 2000.

    TRANSFER & DESCRIPTION
    Under Acquisition and Conservation, renamed Inventory Management in May 1999.

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