Published by the Maryland State Archives, the Maryland Manual On-Line is a continuously updated guide to Maryland government. The on-line Manual presents an overview of the organizational structure and staffing of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of Maryland government. It shows agency personnel, budgets and organizational charts; describes the historical evolution of agencies, and their origin and functions; and lists and provides access to mandated reports.
State House, Annapolis, Maryland, March 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
The Maryland Manual On-Line
includes biographies of legislators, constitutional officers, department secretaries, judges, and Maryland's Congressional delegation. It gives information on local government (county & municipal), as well as intercounty, interstate and federal agencies. In addition, the Manual contains the State budget, the Constitution of Maryland, and election returns. The Maryland at a Glance section offers condensed data on many Maryland subjects, State symbols, Maryland historical chronology, and Maryland government.
Links to past editions of the Maryland Manual (printed book edition) for 1885 to 2006 are found at:
For information on how to purchase Maryland Manual, 2006 (the last printed book edition), or cd rom edition, click here.
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Maryland Manual On-Line, 2015
July 1, 2015
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