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The College Park Girls' Club was founded in 1960 in College Park, Maryland, with an objective to "teach all girl members understand and practice the principles of sportsmanship, fair play, and good citizenship." The archives of the Club include minutes of executive board and membership meetings; information pertaining to activities such as bowling, softball, drill team, and horsebackriding; documentation of the annual awards banquets; membership lists; the newsletter of the group; correspondence by officers; and photographs.
This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections reading room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.
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.
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The records of the College Park Girls' Club cover the period from 1960-1992; the bulk of the materials date from 1960-1981. The collection consists of minutes of executive board and membership meetings; information pertaining to activities such as bowling, softball, drill team, and horsebackriding; documentation of the annual awards banquest; membership lists; the newsletter of the group; correspondence by officers; and photographs.
This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Eileen Sullivan in 2004.
Part of the Special Collections and University Archives