Skip to main content
Use the right side menu to identify relevant boxes and place requests.

Maryland Conservation Council records

 Collection 0051-MDHC

The Maryland Conservation Council was founded in 1968 as a coalition of environmental groups and concerned individuals to coordinate conservation work at the state level. The Council deals with a broad range of environmental issues throughout the state of Maryland. The Council's records cover such subjects as environmental policy, the conservation of natural resources in the state of Maryland, acid rain, hazardous waste, and water quality management. Formerly known as the Maryland Conservation Council archives, the collection assumed its current name in 2018.


  • 1970-1986

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.

Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.

Archival materials may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws or other regulations. While we make a good faith effort to identify and remove such materials, some may be missed during our processing. If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.


68.00 Linear Feet

Guide to the Maryland Conservation Council records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742