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No more room in Maryland State Archives

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland State Archives collection is among the largest in the country with nearly 400 years of history, including Colonial-era paintings, keepsakes of the state’s governors, and thousands of land, court and genealogy records. With all that history, ...

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Assistant pleads guilty in historic document theft

A presidential historian’s assistant pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to steal valuable documents from archives throughout the Northeast. Jason Savedoff, 24, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Savedoff and historian Barry Landau were charged in July with ...

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National Archives employee accused of stealing

WASHINGTON — A former employee of the agency that safeguards the nation’s records including the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution has been charged with stealing from the agency over a 10-year period. Leslie Charles Waffen, who worked at the ...

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Presidential historian to remain in custody

A presidential historian charged in a conspiracy to steal documents from archives in several states will remain in federal custody while authorities search his New York City apartment again. Barry Landau’s attorney says a hearing on Landau’s release will be ...

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