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Polly Walker papers

 Collection 0270-MDHC

This collection is comprised of material documenting the activities of the Coalition to Preserve Oregon Ridge and the Black Marsh Coalition. This collection includes Reports, Memos, Clippings, Flyers, Newsletters, Correspondence, Financial Statements, Articles of Incorporation, Awards, Certificates, Presentations, Transcripts, Original Art, Applications, Statistics, Personal Notes, Minutes, Maps, and Photographs.


  • 1972-1995
  • Majority of material found within 1988-1992

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research and must be used in the Special Collections Reading Room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

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.


6.00 Linear Feet

Scope and Content of Collection

The Polly Walker papers cover the period from 1972-1995. The bulk of the materials date from 1988-1992. The collection consists of reports, memos, clippings, flyers, newsletters, correspondence, financial statements, articles of incorporation, awards, certificates, presentations, transcripts, original art, applications, statistics, personal notes, minutes, maps, and photographs. The Polly Walker papers document the activities of the Coalition to Preserve Oregon Ridge and the Black Marsh Coalition.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Polly Walker in 2004.

Guide to the Polly Walker papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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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