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College Park Girls' Club archives

 Collection 0329-MDHC
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.

Dates

  • 1960-1992
  • Majority of material found within 1960-1981

Use and Access to Collection

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.

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.

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Scope and Content of Collection

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.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Eileen Sullivan in 2004.
Title
Guide to the College Park Girls' Club archives
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