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Alma H. Preinkert Collection


Alma H. Preinkert Collection
Preinkert, Alma H.
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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:

Alma H. Preinkert (1895-1954) was the registrar at the University of Maryland from 1936 until her murder during a home invasion on February 28, 1954. A graduate of George Washington University, she began as the assistant registrar at Maryland in 1919 and earned a master's degree from the university in 1923. This collection consists of a 1940 publication by Preinkert titled The Works of the Registrar: A Summary of Principles and Practices in American Universities and Colleges - A Basis for a Proposed Manual for . The manuscript was written in reponse to a proposal to a create a registrar's handbook at the American Association of College Registrars convention in 1939.

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