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Invitations

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Abstract

Title:
Invitations
Author/Creator:
Invitations
Collection number:
72-112
Size:
0.25 linear feet (97 items)
Inclusive dates:
1895-1998
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 collection consists of holograph and printed invitations to various cultural, social, and official functions held at the Maryland Agricultural College and at the University of Maryland. Events represented include commencements, teas, dances, dedications of buildings and other facilities, receptions, and testimonial dinners.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Invitations, 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 invitations pertaining mainly to events held at or sponsored by the University of Maryland.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The invitations cover the years 1895-1979, 1995, and 1998. Events represented include commencement exercises, dances, class banquets, parties, rural women's short course activities, teas, building dedications, and lectures held by Maryland Agricultural College and the University of Maryland.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

It is unclear when these materials were originally received by the University of Maryland Libraries. Invitations received since 1972 have been added to the record group as appropriate.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Addenda incorporated and guide revised by: Michelle DeMartino, May 1998.

Processing note:

The invitations were placed into one series. Paper clips and staples were removed and replaced by plastic clips. The materials have been placed in acid-free folders and an acid-free box.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Dan Schwartz, April 2006. Edited by Malissa Ruffner, January 2009.

Arrangement of Collection

This collection is organized as 1 series:

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Invitations, 1895-1979, 1995, 1998 (0.25 linear feet)

This series contains invitations to various events held by the University of Maryland. The majority of invitations relate to commencement activities. There are also a number of invitations to dances held by classes, sororities, and fraternities. Other events represented include the rural women's short course, building dedication ceremonies, lectures, teas, and other social events. The series is arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Invitations, 1895-1959, 1970-1979, 1995, 1998 series 1box 1folder 1
Invitations, 1895-1959, 1970-1979, 1995, 1998 series 1box 1folder 2
Invitations, 1895-1959, 1970-1979, 1995, 1998 series 1box 1folder 3
Invitations, 1895-1959, 1970-1979, 1995, 1998 series 1box 1folder 4
Invitations, 1895-1959, 1970-1979, 1995, 1998 series 1box 1folder 5
Invitations, 1895-1959, 1970-1979, 1995, 1998 series 1box 1folder 6
Invitations, 1895-1959, 1970-1979, 1995, 1998 series 1box 1folder 7
Invitations, 1895-1959, 1970-1979, 1995, 1998 series 1box 1folder 8

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