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Queen's Game Collection


Queen's Game Collection
Queen's Game
Collection number:
multiple accessions
approx. 1.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1957, 1997
Inclusive dates:
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

The Queen's Game Collection consists of materials about the Queen's Game, played October 19, 1957, between the University of Maryland and the University of North Carolina and attended by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip. The collection consists of records of the event and assorted memorabilia. The records consist of videotape copies of film taken in 1957, as well as written reminiscences collected for the fortieth anniversary of the event. The memorabilia consists of a ticket stub from the game and a neckerchief worn by one of the Boy Scouts who ushered at the event. There is also a 2002 magazine article containing reminiscences and a photograph, which was published in College Park.

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