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Harry Clifton Byrd papers

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Abstract

Title:
Harry Clifton Byrd papers
Author/Creator:
Byrd, Harry Clifton
Collection number:
72-4
Size:
29.75 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1909-1969
Inclusive dates:
1895-1970
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Harry Clifton Byrd (1889-1970) was president of the University of Maryland from 1935 to 1954. After his retirement he became chairman of the Tidewater Fisheries Commission and was involved with the revitalization of the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. His papers relate mainly to the University of Maryland, its buildings, lands, governing bodies, and programs. Other subjects documented include the Defense Orientation Conference Association, Far East Command, and state elections. Byrd's papers are comprised of statistics, reports, minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

Yes, some files in this collection are restricted. Please contact the Archives and Manuscripts Department for more information.

Preferred citation:

Harry Clifton Byrd papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

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Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.