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Franklin Burdette papers

 Collection 0277-UA

Franklin Burdette was a professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland from 1946 until 1974. Burdette's papers consist of state, county, and municipal documents; serials; subject files on local history, local politics and government, and Islamic culture; correspondence; articles; and manuscripts. Major topics include Montgomery College, citizen association files, the Republican Party, and the Maryland State Teacher's Association. The papers are unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available under the prelminary inventory section.


  • 1930-1979

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.


37.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the Franklin Burdette papers
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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