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John E. Faber papers


John E. Faber papers
Faber, John E.
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1.50 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:

John Faber was a professor of microbiology at the University of Maryland from 1927 until 1969. He was chairman of the Microbiology Department from 1945 until his retirement in 1969. He became head coach of the Maryland lacrosse team in 1928 and led the team to nine national championships and eight Atlantic Coast Conference championships. He retired as head coach in 1963 with a career record of 249 wins and 57 losses. The Faber papers consist of memorabilia, certificates, books, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Major topics in the collection include lacrosse and football. The collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.

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