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The Martin Star article titled "Martin Company Gives $1,700,000 to Endow Aeronautical School," January 1945

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Summary:This is an article in The Martin Star titled "Martin Company Gives $1,700,000 to Endow Aeronautical School," published in January 1945. The article highlights the generous monetary gift that The Glenn T. Martin Company made to the University of Maryland College Park. The grant was available for post-graduate work by graduates of engineering colleges. A large sum of the money was also used for the construction of new facilities for the department. The check established a college of aeronautical education and research at the College Park campus.
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
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Byrd, Harry Clifton, 1889-1970
College administrators.
University of Maryland at College Park. Office of the President
Maryland--Politics and government.
University of Maryland, College Park
Civic leaders
Research grants
ArchivesUM location:Harry Clifton Byrd papers
  • folder MD Folio TL724.5.M3 M27
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:University of Maryland
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:University AlbUM
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