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Dudley Dillard papers

 Collection 0279-UA

Dudley Dillard was a professor of economics at the University of Maryland from 1942 to 1991. He served as chairman of the department from 1951 until 1975. He was also acting provost of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences from 1976 until 1977. Dillard's papers consist of files from the Economics Department, correspondence, search committee files, and manuscripts. Major topics in the collection include day-to-day operation of the Economics Department, the Council of Economic Education in Maryland, Woodrow Wilson Fellowships, and American Association of University Professor records relating to student riots and other activities. This collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.


  • 1948-1990

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been reviewed for content or condition. The collection may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection. A preliminary inventory is available under the Inventories/Additional Information section.

Materials of a sensitive nature, such as those containing personally identifiable information, are restricted for 75 years or the life of the individual and may by screened and removed by special collections staff. Please speak with a staff member if you believe that materials have been unnecessarily removed.

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.


93.00 Linear Feet

Guide to the Dudley Dillard papers
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Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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