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Student Activities collection

 Collection 0232-UA

This collection consists of photographs chronicling student activities, groups, and campus events at the University of Maryland, spanning from 1910 to 2002. Several photographs depict Maryland Agricultural College students in their rooms and participating in military drills, circa 1910-1920, as well as formal portraits of students and military companies. Images from the 1930s through 1960s feature events such as Freshman Reception Day, Military Day, May Day, the freshman-sophomore tug of war, graduation, registration, and SGA elections. The photographs also depict athletic events, cheerleaders, musical groups, and the 1948 Queen of Education. One CD of images from the 2002 Building Community Day is included.


  • 1910-2002
  • Majority of material found within circa 1940-1969

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

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.


10 Folders

Guide to the Student Activities 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