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John A. Donaho and Associates Records

Identifier: R0036-DA

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Scope and Content Note

This collection documents the activities of John A. Donaho & Associates between 1950 and 1969. John A. Donaho and Associates was a consulting firm based in Baltimore County, Maryland, owned and operated by John A. Donaho, that worked with local, state, and international governments and clients. Materials are mainly textual and include preliminary and finished company reports.


  • 1950-1969


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical Note

John A. Donaho and Associates was a consulting firm primarily for state, local, and international governments. John A. Donaho (b. 1918 - d. 2006), who owned and operated the business was also former Maryland state insurance commissioner. Throughout his career, Donaho served in the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, worked as a city manager and budget director in Richmond, Virginia, and worked with Maryland governors and mayors including Theodore R. McKeldin and William Donald Schaefer. John A. Donaho and Associates was located in Baltimore County, Maryland. In addition to providing consulting services for local and state governments, Donaho provided consulting for international governments.

[Information for this historical note was gathered from a 2006 Baltimore Sun obituary].


5.88 Linear Feet (7 containers)


Collection is arranged in three series and each series is arranged by geographic location.

  • International
  • United States
  • Maryland

Custodial History

The collection was donated by John Donaho, a former University of Baltimore faculty member, to the University of Baltimore Foundation in November 2004.

Finding aid for the John A. Donaho and Associates Records
Finding aid created by Special Collections and Archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (June 2020).
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA