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Ralph J. Tyser Collection


Ralph J. Tyser Collection
Tyser, Ralph J.
Collection number:
0.25 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1940s, 1970s, 1980s, undated
Inclusive dates:
1940-1991, undated
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Ralph J. Tyser was a 1940 graduate of the University of Maryland and a major university supporter. Tyser Tower, built in 1991, was named for him. His portrait hangs in Van Munching Hall in recognition of his support for the building's auditorium. This collection contains video tapes of the press box dedication ceremony in September 1991, as well as certificates and plaques awarded to Tyser.

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Ralph J. Tyser Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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