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Empty Testudo pedestal, University of Maryland, circa 1947

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Summary:Bewildered students inspect Testudo's empty pedestal in front of Ritchie Coliseum after the statue of Testudo was stolen by students from the Johns Hopkins University, circa 1947.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Testudo
Students
Johns Hopkins University
ArchivesUM location:University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). Dept. of Intercollegiate Athletics. Media Relations records
  • box 23
  • folder Mascot "Testudo" [c40 photos, 4 slides, negs. Clippings, legislation, 1993, 1934, 1936, 1947-1949, 1983, 1988, 1991-1994, n.d.; booklet] (2f) + 101 size folder 1 of 2
  • accession 2003-91
Repository:University Archives
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People
Collection:University AlbUM
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