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Geary Eppley papers


Geary Eppley papers
Eppley, Geary
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16.25 linear feet and 46 photographs
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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:

Geary Eppley graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the Maryland State College of Agriculture in 1920 and received his M.A. from that institution in 1926. Having been appointed Assistant Professor of Agriculture at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1921, Eppley took on the additional responsibility of coaching track in the early 1930s and became athletic director in 1936. From 1936 to 1964 he was also Dean of Men. His papers include correspondence, minutes, reports, pamphlets, statistics, contracts, and clippings relating to athletics, the Southern Intercollegiate Conference on athletics, the National Youth Administration, and housing at the University of Maryland.

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