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Legal Documents

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1636

Abstract

Title:
Legal Documents
Author/Creator:
Legal Documents
Collection number:
72-38
Size:
2.25 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1856-1890
Inclusive dates:
1856-1920
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:

This record group consists of documents pertaining to the organization, structure, and land holdings of the Maryland Agricultural College and the University of Maryland. Document types include acts, charters, amendments, lists of stockholders, shares of stock, and insurance policies.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Legal Documents, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

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.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

This record group consists of legal documents pertaining to the history of the University of Maryland.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The documents cover the years 1856 to 1920. The record group consists of acts, charters, amendments, receipts, stockholders shares, deeds, indentures, lists of stockholders, and insurance policies.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

This record group was accessioned in 1972.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Addenda incorporated and guide revised by Susan King, October 1988.

Processing note:

These documents were brought together and placed into one series. All the paper clips were removed and replaced by plastic clips. The documents were then placed in folders in acid-free boxes. Some documents have been laminated.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Jennie A. Levine. Edited by Malissa Ruffner, July 2009.

Arrangement of Collection

These materials have been arranged as one series:

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Legal Documents, 1858-1920 (2.25 linear feet)

This series consists of various legal documents pertaining to the organization, structure, and land holdings of the University of Maryland. The documents are arranged in chronological order except for the two oversize items.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
An act to establish and endow an Agricultural College in the state of Maryland, 1856 series 1box 1folder 1
Shares in the capital stock of the Maryland Agricultural College -- Shareholders -- Jesse Marden, 1858 series 1box 1folder 2
Shares in the capital stock of the Maryland Agricultural College -- Shareholders -- Samuel B. Mettam, 1859 series 1box 1folder 3
Receipts from the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Montgomery County for payment of premiums, 1861, 1869 series 1box 1folder 4
Receipts for payments for repair work done on the Maryland Agricultural College, 1866, 1896 series 1box 1folder 5
Land transactons concerning "Mount Hope" which adjoins the land of the Maryland Agricultural College -- Samuel Williams (Trustee) to Israel M. Jackson (Deed), 1860 series 1box 1folder 6
Land transactons concerning "Mount Hope" which adjoins the land of the Maryland Agricultural College -- Israel Jackson and Sarah E. Jackson et ux. To Roger Bellis (Indenture), 1871 series 1box 1folder 7
Charter and Acts of Assembly referring to the Maryland Agricultural College, 1880 (1881) series 1box 1folder 8
Charter of the University of Maryland and Supplementary Act, 1812, 1882 series 1box 1folder 9
An Act to authorize the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Baltimore City to use the lot and improvements.of Saratoga and Calvert Streets, ..ch. 572, 1890 series 1box 1folder 10
List of stockholders of Maryland Agricultural College, 1912 series 1box 1folder 11
Act of the incorporation of the charter of the Maryland Medical College of Baltimore City, 1916 series 1box 1folder 12
An Act to merge and consolidate the University of Maryland..with Maryland State College of Agriculture, 1920 series 1box 1folder 13
Application and Policy of the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Agricultural College with the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Montgomery County, 1859-1865 series 1box 2folder 1
List of Stockholders, Maryland Agricultural College -- OVERSIZE -- Mapcase 2, Drawer 2, October 8, 1869 series 1box 3folder 1

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