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John E. Faber papers

 Collection 0280-UA

John Faber was a professor of microbiology at the University of Maryland from 1927 until 1969. He was chairman of the Microbiology Department from 1945 until his retirement in 1969. He became head coach of the Maryland lacrosse team in 1928 and led the team to nine national championships and eight Atlantic Coast Conference championships. He retired as head coach in 1963 with a career record of 249 wins and 57 losses. The Faber papers consist of memorabilia, certificates, books, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Major topics in the collection include lacrosse and football.


  • 1928-1988

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.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


1.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the John E. Faber papers
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Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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