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Robert Ehrlich Inauguration manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3026


This collection contains ephemera and documents related to the inauguration events for Governor Robert Ehrlich, 2002-2003.


  • 2002-2003

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Ehrlich (1957-) was elected as Maryland governor in 2003 and served until 2007. He was the Republican candidate and ran against Democrat and incumbent lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. Michael Steele (1958-) was his running mate, who at the time was the chairman of the Maryland Republican Party. He was Maryland’s first African-American lieutenant governor. Ehrlich had previously served in the United States House of Representatives for Maryland’s second district. He and Steele lost their bid for a second term to former Baltimore mayor Martin O’Malley, but both continued their political careers in different capacities.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edward Herbert.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains ephemera and documents related to the inauguration events for Governor Robert Ehrlich. This includes a copy of the program and speeches, diagrams of the seating, list of attendees, and procession order documents.

Guide to the Robert Ehrlich Inauguration manuscript collection
Under Revision
Lara Westwood
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Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-23: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States