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Cobey Family Collection


Cobey Family Collection
Cobey Family
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multiple accessions
9.50 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:

The Cobey Family Collection consists of materials collected by William W. Cobey, Director of Athletics for the University of Maryland from 1956-57 to 1969-70, and other Cobey family members. The collection centers around materials covering intercollegiate athletics, including media guides, sports schedules, programs, newsletters, photographs, and scrapbooks. There are also several items from the Queen's Game in 1957, including telegrams, magazine and newspaper clippings, photographs, and film reels. Memorabilia items include a letterman's sweater, football pennant, and a whiskey bottle from Harry Clifton Byrd's private stock. Several oversize aerial photographs highlight Cole Field House, the golf course and other athletic facilities. This collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.

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Cobey Family Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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This collection is currently UNPROCESSED. This abstract may represent one of many unprocessed accessions in this collection. Please contact the Curator of University of Maryland for more information.