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"When 'Testudo Became Official Mascot," University of Maryland, 1933

Summary:A clipping from a Diamondback article about the University of Maryland's mascot, Testudo, featuring a photograph of the dedication ceremony in 1933, circa 1949. Also pictured is Harry "Curley" Byrd. Caption reads: "Tied to a light rope the live Diamondback Terrapin unveiled his own likeness at Class Day ceremonies in May 26, 1933. Date is incorrect; Class Day was June 2, 1933. At left is President Byrd and on right is Ralph I. Williams, prexy of the 1932-33 Student Government Association."
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Testudo
Byrd, Harry Clifton, 1889-1970
ArchivesUM location:University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). Dept. of Intercollegiate Athletics. Media Relations records
  • box 23
  • folder Mascot "Testudo" [c40 photos, 4 slides, negs. Clippings, legislation, 1993, 1934, 1936, 1947-1949, 1983, 1988, 1991-1994, n.d.; booklet] (2f) + 101 size folder 1 of 2
  • accession 2003-91
Repository:University Archives
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Collection:University AlbUM
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