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University of Maryland Posters and Broadsides Collection


University of Maryland Posters and Broadsides Collection
Posters and Broadsides Collection
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36.00 linear feet
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University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Included in this collection are over 700 posters and broadsides collected from various academic programs, administrative offices, and student groups, dating from 1926 forward and documenting many events, activities, and aspects of university life. The bulk of the items were produced by the Intercollegiate Athletics Department for distribution at games; many highlight specific teams and individuals. The collection is continually expanding.

Important Information for Users of the Collection


This collection is open for research. Use item number to request specific posters in the Maryland Room.

Preferred citation:

University of Maryland Posters and Broadsides Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


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