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Carol S. Petzold papers

 Collection 0317-MDHC
Carol Stoker Petzold, Democrat, represented the 19th District, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1987 to 2006. She was a member of the Judiciary Committee and the chair of the Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Her papers include documentation pertaining to bills that she supported in areas such as drug and alcohol abuse, civil rights, fair housing, education, health care, and transportation. Other topic areas covered include the Intercounty Connector (ICC) and the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC).

Dates

  • 1974-2008
  • Majority of material found within 1993-2006

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 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.

Extent

73.50 Linear Feet

Scope and Content of Collection

The Carol S. Petzold Papers contain material from 1950 to 2012; the bulk of the materials originating between 1987 and 2006. The collection is primarily comprised of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, bills and research material, including official committee reports. The vast majority of the materials relate to her position in the Maryland House of Delegates. A very few items of political memorabilia, such as plaques, are included.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Carol S. Petzold donated her political papers to the University of Maryland libraries between 2006 and 2015.
Title
Guide to the Carol S. Petzold papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
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

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742
301-405-9212