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Sears Roebuck blueprints collection

 Collection 0284-MDHC

This collection contains blueprints of homes available from the Sears and Roebuck Company. The collection consists of blueprints for the Alahambra and Fairy models.


  • 1920-1930

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. A preliminary inventory is available under the Inventories/Additional Information section.

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.


1.50 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The Sears Roebuck blueprints collection covers the period from 1920-1930. The collection consists of blueprints of Alahambra and Fairy models of homes available from the Sears and Roebuck Company.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Ray Bellamy in 2002.

Guide to the Sears Roebuck blueprints collection
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