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Prince George's County Library Federation records

 Collection 0231-MDHC

The first record of a meeting to discuss the formation of a Prince George's County Public Library System dates from 1945. This collection documents the planning and implementation of establishing the county library system, including correspondence to state legislators, as well as documentation of assistance from the League of Women Voters of Prince George's County. This collection is unprocessed, but an index to the microfilm is available as an external document.


  • 1945-1960
  • Majority of material found within 1954-1955

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.

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.


2 microfilms

1 Folders

Guide to the Prince George's County Library Federation 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