Kurt L. Schmoke Mayoral Artifacts Collection
Scope and Content Note
Collection includes 21 pieces of memorabilia consisting of framed photographs, drawings, awards, hats, and clothing from Kurt Schmoke's time as the Mayor of Baltimore in the 1980s and 1990s. The collection highlights several specific accomplishments and projects of Mayor Schmoke. Materials are mainly non-textual. Collection includes oversize materials and textiles in addition to physical awards and plaques.
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Gloves are recommended when handling fragile and photographic material.
Conditions Governing Use
To the extent that they own copyright, the donor has assigned the copyright of this collection to the University Foundation. However, copyright in some items in this collection may be held by their respective creators.
Kurt L. Schmoke (b. 1949 -) served as the 46th Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland from 1987-1999. He was the first African American to be elected mayor of Baltimore City. Schmoke is currently the president of the University of Baltimore. As mayor, Schmoke was responsible for numerous urban projects and promoted adult literacy. After leaving office, Schmoke practiced law and in 2003 was appointed dean of Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C. He became the president of the University of Baltimore in 2014.
17.29 Linear feet (10 containers)
Kurt L. Schmoke served as the 46th Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland from 1987-1999. This collection contains artifacts and memorabilia from his time as mayor and it documents several projects and accomplishments
Collection is organized chronologically as an inventory and contains oversize materials throughout.
Collection transferred from the Peale Museum by Aiden Faust and Angela Koukoui on June 25, 2019.
Collection processed by Laura Bell in 2019.
- Finding aid for the Kurt L. Schmoke Mayoral Artifacts Collection
- Finding aid created by Laura Bell (2019).
- August 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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