| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Even under the best of circumstances, archives lack airtight security. It's generally harder to get to the gate at the average airport than it is to gain access to the valuable historic documents stored and maintained by the hundreds, if not thousands, of...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 6:42 AM
While Greendale updates its outdated commercial, Tom and Jerry upgrade the Parks Department's brochure. Andy takes Dundler-Mifflin on a field trip and Whitney gets a handicapped dog.
"Community": The Board of Trustees grants the Dean $2,000 to film a...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:09 PM
Federal authorities searched the Manhattan apartment Wednesday of a collector and author charged with stealing documents from the Maryland Historical Society, according to a source familiar with the investigation.
Barry H. Landau, 63, and another man...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Tidewater Players opens a musical production Dec. 2 that sees the War Between the States through the eyes of Union and Confederate soldiers who fought, slaves whose freedom was at stake, loved ones left behind and a nurse who cared for the wounded.
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:28 PM
He lives a continent away, and serves aboard an aircraft carrier soon to be deployed to the Arabian Sea. But a 3,000-mile stretch won't stop Lieutenant Commander Scott Brown, USN, from rooting on Loyola, his alma mater, in Thursday's Turkey Bowl...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:02 AM
The first look at Daniel Day-Lewis as the headliner in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," shows an eerie resemblance to the Civil War-era president. Lewis was caught at a restaurant in Richmond, a city that was the capital of the Confederacy and that still...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:53 PM
The FBI raided Barry H. Landau's Manhattan apartment twice, hauling out thousands of documents that authorities say link him to a theft scheme involving historical artifacts pilfered from libraries and museums in Baltimore, elsewhere in the United...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it.
The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup.
"If you acted up, she...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 10:08 AM
The centuries-old church affectionately known as "Old Brick" is far from imposing. It more closely resembles a one-room schoolhouse than it does the newer, larger building that has housed its congregation since the 1990s.
Yet Old Brick's historic role as...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:41 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word:
The light shines through this word...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:36 PM
Dinah K. Faber, a writer, photographer and historian who was known as "the Booth Lady" for her preservation work on Tudor Hall, the Harford County home of the famous Booth family, died Sunday of colon cancer at her Colby, Kan., home.
She was 62.
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:32 PM
A National Archives and Records Administration employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling government property — including a recording of Babe Ruth's voice — and selling it on eBay, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced.