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Francis Francois papers

 Collection 0257-MDHC

Francis Francois served as a member of the Prince George's County Council. The collection includes a history of Prince George's County, correspondence, and official documents. Among the topics covered are zoning, the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and the Model Neighborhood Action Board. The papers are unprocessed but preliminary inventories are available as external documents.


  • 1944-1980
  • Majority of material found within 1964-1980

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.

This collection contains restricted material, please check the series and folder listings for additional information.

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.


193.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the Francis Francois 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