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Donald Maley papers

 Collection 0201-UA

Donald Maley (1918-1993) received his master's degree (1947) and doctoral degree (1950) in Industrial Education from the University of Maryland. Maley was a professor in the College of Education at Maryland from 1951 until his retirement in 1987. During his career, Maley established himself as a national leader in technology education and vocational-technical education. The collection consiststs of various journal articles, papers, and proposals authored by Maley, including his Ph.D. dissertation and his 1978 publication The Industrial Arts Teacher's Handbook. Also included are speeches, reports, and book chapter drafts on topics such as vocational education, industrial arts, and technical education, photographs from the 1940s through 1980s, and audio-visual materials.


  • 1947-1993
  • Majority of material found within circa 1970-1989

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.

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.


16.5 Linear Feet

Guide to the Donald Maley papers
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Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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