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Tag Archives: Maryland Historical Society

New website documents Baltimore riots

The Maryland Historical Society has unveiled a new website that features photographs, videos and oral histories from the recent civil unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray. The website, www.baltimoreuprising2015.org, is a collaborative effort between the historical society ...

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Stolen historic U.S. documents returned to owners

FBI and National Archive officials are returning to their rightful owners more than 10,000 important historical documents seized during a massive theft investigation involving a well-known collector of presidential memorabilia. Barry Landau and assistant Jason Savedoff were caught stealing documents ...

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Presidential historian Landau gets 7 years prison for rare document theft

A presidential memorabilia collector who has acknowledged stealing thousands of rare and valuable documents from historical societies and archives nationwide was sentenced Wednesday to 7 years in prison. Barry Landau was caught stealing documents from the Maryland Historical Society in ...

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Presidential historian pleads guilty to document theft scheme

A memorabilia collector and self-styled expert on presidential history pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to steal thousands of documents signed by leaders throughout U.S. history. Barry Landau, whose knowledge of the White House earned him appearances on network morning shows, ...

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